ROM Biodiversity

ROM Biodiversity

Biodiversity means life.  It includes every living thing, from mosquitoes to rhinoceros to giant redwoods. Biodiversity also refers to the complex interactions among living things: it is the interconnected web of living systems, ranging from microscopic life on a single leaf of a tree to the ecosystem of a rain forest to the ecology of an immense region to the entire Planet. They are all their own systems. And they are all interconnected

ROM Biodiversity is a leading resource for understanding and conserving our natural world.


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Category: Blog Post
Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne and Dave Ireland in the Schad Gallery of Biodiversity at the ROM

On Tuesday, November 24, Premier Kathleen Wynne visited the Royal Ontario Museum to announce the new Ontario Provincial Climate Change Strategy

Mark Engstrom, Director and CEO of the ROM, Kathleen Wynne, Premier of Ontario and Dave Ireland, Managing Director of ROM Centre of Discover of Biodiversity. Photo credit: Jenna Muirhead-Gould

Category: Blog Post
“Tundra Buggy and Sun Dog” Don Gutoski’s snowy view on a photography adventure in Cape Churchill, Manitoba.

Guest Blog written by Environmental Visual Communication student Kendra Marjerrison

For some wildlife photographers, a kill shot is the ultimate goal. It creates compelling photographs that highlight moments people don’t often get to see. For others, it’s a...

Category: Event
I Am a Scientist

The Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) welcomes all to the Annual ROM Research Colloquium and Vaughan Lecture, a thought-provoking one-day event highlighting the ROM’s ongoing research and recent discoveries.