Where better to get natural-science story ideas than the Canadian Museum of Nature?
The museum is Canada's national natural history museum, with roots dating back more than 150 years. With numerous specialists on staff, the museum is renowned in the scientific community for exciting, break-through research. Many of the treasures in our more than 14.6 million-specimen collection are one-of-a-kind.
From the cleaning and mounting of a blue whale skeleton, to the discovery of a new genus of fossil carnivore, we have many exciting stories to tell.
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In recognition of his taxonomic expertise, biologist Ed Hendrycks has been honoured with a “nice surprise”. A Russian scientist has immortalized his name with a new genus of amphipod: Hendrycksopleustes.
Research Associate Thomas Onuferko’s expertise on wild bees is helping Tundra Oil and Gas establish pollinator-friendly habitats on retired oil well sites in Manitoba.