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Habitat the Game Update for #Bioblitz150

Posted: June 21, 2017 - 14:19 , by Aaron Phillips
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A cartoon image of a Blanding's turtle

ROM Biodiversity is excited to announce an update to its content on Habitat the Game, celebrating the upcoming Rouge National Urban Park Bioblitz!

Introducing Habitat the Game to Toronto (and Canada)!

Posted: May 8, 2017 - 13:44 , by Aaron Phillips
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Polar bear characters from Habitat the Game stand next to Bull the Southern white rhino in the Schad Gallery

ROM Biodiversity is excited to announce its partnership with a mobile game for children, new to Canada, that's designed to teach kids ecologically sustainable habits.

Adventures in the Great Bear Rainforest: from the Royal Ontario Museum to the wilds of British Columbia with Paul Nicklen

Posted: May 5, 2017 - 09:11 , by Aaron Phillips
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A moss-covered, First People's-made wooden carving amidst lush-green undergrowth

Guest blog by recent EVC grad Paul Esposti relating his adventures and insights from exploring the Great Bear Sea & Rainforest.

First, Tarantulas in Rouge Park; what’s next?

Posted: April 19, 2017 - 13:40 , by Aaron Phillips
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A group of men & women sporting field gears and carrying nets assembled in an outdoor park

Each year nature-lovers have gone on a bioblitz along the Rouge River, they've found ever more species. Come out this summer and help us find even more!

Science communication at the Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto and the Natural History Museum, London: two experts compare notes

Posted: January 10, 2017 - 11:25 , by Aaron Phillips
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An image of text panel in a museum, which reads: This is where the boundaries between the public galleries and behind-the-scenes science are blurred. Come in and explore.

Guest blog by recent EVC grad Temira Bruce comparing opinions from science communicators at museums in Toronto and London, UK, on the how the way in which museums communicate science to their visitors is changing.

The Ultimate Collaboration: Wildlife Photographer of the Year, the ROM and EVC

Posted: December 12, 2016 - 11:09 , by Aaron Phillips
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A woman crouches in the woods, her camera raised to her face, ready to take a photo.

Guest blog by recent EVC grad Rhi More examining staff & student reactions to wildlife photography and the Environmental Visual Communication program.

Your Photo Could Be Put On Display at the ROM!

Posted: December 6, 2016 - 14:50 , by Aaron Phillips
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A Great blue heron stands in a misty marsh. Photo by Peter Bowers

Guest blog by recent EVC grad Filip Szafirowski on our upcoming ROM Photographer of the Year contest.

Finding a Safe Passageway Across the 401

Posted: January 26, 2015 - 15:55 , by Aaron Phillips
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Two small, striped snakes touch snouts while wound about a person's hand.

Ecologists working together to ensure the safety of wildlife along some of Canada's busiest highway.

ROM Photographer of the Year 2014: Recap

Posted: January 20, 2015 - 15:34 , by Aaron Phillips
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A group of antelope gather on a grassy plain.

A look back at the top photos from our 2014, in-house photography contest!

Sustainable development in the Caribbean: beer and biology

Posted: January 16, 2015 - 15:20 , by Aaron Phillips
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A man & a woman in bathing suits pose on a small catamaran on a sun-lit, white sand beach

Dr. Burton Lim and colleagues are off to study bats and other island mammals in the sun!