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

Recently, the ROM Green Plant Herbarium accessioned a copy of the artwork STRATA into its collection. This might seem unusual, since our herbarium is the depository for over half a million scientific specimens of green plants, from algae through mosses and liverworts to all the different kinds of “plants with plumbing.” Nevertheless, STRATA is intended to resemble a group of herbarium specimens in the way it was produced and in its format.

Category: Event
© Javier Aznar González de Rueda (Spain) Night stalker

Visual communication takes many forms: photographs, videos, visual art and design. When the subject matter is about nature, these visual cue become a window into the wild and an inspiration for conservation. But what happens if you are visually impaired? Join Managing Director, ROM Biodiversity, Dave Ireland and award winning accessibility expert, and photographer with vision loss, Dr.

Category: Event
© Javier Aznar González de Rueda (Spain) Night stalker

Visual communication takes many forms: photographs, videos, visual art and design. When the subject matter is about nature, these visual cue become a window into the wild and an inspiration for conservation. But what happens if you are visually impaired? Join Managing Director, ROM Biodiversity, Dave Ireland and award winning accessibility expert, and photographer with vision loss, Dr.