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University of Alaska Museum Pacific walrus population study

University of Alaska Museum Pacific walrus population study

. November 13, 2013

Thousands of specimens housed at the University of Alaska Museum of the North will be used as part of a $1.7 million grant to study long-term and ongoing population trends in the Pacific walrus. Curator of Mammals Link Olson likens the collection to a “vast library.” The books are the specimens themselves—some thousands of years […]

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Whatcom Museum opens Vanishing Ice: Alpine and Polar Landscapes in Art

Whatcom Museum opens Vanishing Ice: Alpine and Polar Landscapes in Art

. November 8, 2013

The Whatcom Museum presents Vanishing Ice: Alpine and Polar Landscapes in Art, 1775-2012 an exhibition on view November 3, 2013 through March 2, 2014. Comprised of 70 works of art, Vanishing Ice will unfold thematically and chronologically, tracing the visual impact of glaciers, icebergs, and fields of ice — unique and often fantastic formations — […]

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Canadian Museum of Nature announces shining 2014 season

. November 5, 2013

The Canadian Museum of Nature’s (CMN) upcoming season will literally shine bright with vibrant exhibitions and programs: the blockbuster Creatures of Light, the Nature Nocturne social events for adults, and a new series, Nature Talks, which is an engaging exploration of relevant natural science topics. All this and much more will be announced at the […]

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Titans of the Ice Age 3D at the National Museum of Natural History

Titans of the Ice Age 3D at the National Museum of Natural History

. October 21, 2013

Titans of the Ice Age will launch in 3-D at the Samuel C. Johnson IMAX Theater at Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History on Oct. 25. Titans of the Ice Age is an action-packed immersive portal to the great Pleistocene ice age, 20,000 years back in time. Narrated by Academy Award-winning actor Christopher Plummer (The […]

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National Fossil Day Digs in at Cincinnati Museum Center

. October 16, 2013

Hands-on programs test the skills of our next generation of paleontologists CINCINNATI- Dinosaurs have invaded Cincinnati Museum Center and we’re calling all aspiring paleontologists to help us feed dinosaurs, offer a T-Rex a tissue and dig for fossils as a week of activities culminates on National Fossil Day, Saturday, October 19! Join us as we […]

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