Natural History

World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA) Survey

For a worldwide survey, conducted on the occasion of the World Environment Day on June 5th, WAZA approached 12 national and regional zoo and aquarium associations, covering all regions of the world, to provide a figure regarding the following two questions: How many visitors did your member institutions receive annually and how much money was […]

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The Museum of Natural History Nova Scotia Reopens

The Museum of Natural History Nova Scotia Reopens

The Museum of Natural History celebrates its reopening and launch of Metamorphosis MNH. Friday, June 4 Free Day Be among the first to see VENOM and RIDING WITH METEORITES. The Museum will extend its hours 9am to 9pm for this special day. Saturday, June 5 & Sunday, June 6 Family Weekend The Museum has fun […]

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Cleveland Museum of Natural History Scientist Announces New Dinosaur

Michael J. Ryan, Ph.D., a scientist at The Cleveland Museum of Natural History, announces the discovery of a new horned dinosaur, Medusaceratops lokii. Approximately 20 feet long, weighing more than 2 tons, the plant-eating dinosaur lived nearly 78 million years ago during the Late Cretaceous period in what is now Montana. Its identification marks the […]

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London Zoo Gathers Scientists at Speakers Corner

The Zoological Society of London (ZSL) is gathering together the UK’s leading scientific brains to talk at Speakers’ Corner. On Monday 14 June 2010, scientists will take to their soapboxes at the world’s most famous debating arena. They’ll be tackling three broad themes of Earth Evolution, Earth Challenges and Earth Solutions, but they’ll be expecting […]

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The Natural History Museum Presents New Exhibition The Deep

The Natural History Museum exhibition, The Deep will plunge visitors into the abyss, revealing a deep sea environment less explored than the surface of the moon. With bizarre creatures that have adapted to their harsh world in wonderful ways, visitors to the exhibition will discover the extraordinary yet fragile biodiversity that exists in the deep […]

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Canada Post Partners with Canadian Geographic and the Canadian Museum of Nature

Today Canada Post unveils a quintet of domestic rate stamps featuring the five spectacular winners of Canadian Geographic’s second annual Canadian Wildlife Photography of the Year competition. Chosen from more than 6,400 entries, these photos were featured in Canadian Geographic magazine’s annual wildlife issue and will be included in a travelling exhibition organized by the […]

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Canadian Museum of Nature Re Opening May 22nd

Canadian Museum of Nature Re Opening May 22nd

The Canadian Museum of Nature, Canada’s national museum of natural history, will unveil its renewed historic public exhibitions site in downtown Ottawa on May 22, the International Day for Biological Diversity. The six-year $216 million refit of the building was funded by the Government of Canada. Five signature exhibitions depicting Canada’s unique natural environment were […]

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