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Posted: March 29, 2012 - 10:57 , by Antonia Guidotti
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Last week, the Ontario Association of Landscape Architects recognized the City of Toronto Biodiversity Series of booklets with their Service to the Environment award. The award is “In recognition of the recipient’s ongoing contribution in supporting sensitive, sustainable stewardship of the environment.”

Posted: March 28, 2012 - 16:19 , by Laura Comerford
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An x-ray of the lower body of a lizard.

Lizard.I © Deborah Samuel 2012/Courtesy of the Royal Ontario Museum.

Posted: March 27, 2012 - 13:37 , by David Evans
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March 24, 2012

Posted: March 27, 2012 - 10:19 , by Deepali Dewan
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A group of visitors stand in the gallery listening as Deepali a group of artifacts inside a display case.

Friends of South Asia member event, March 16, 2012. Dr. Dewan gives a tour of Embellished Reality to FSA members and guests. Photo by Riaz Nathu.

Posted: March 26, 2012 - 15:27 , by Antonia Guidotti
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Given our warmer-than-average winter this year, ROM entomologists have fielded numerous enquiries about whether mild winter temperatures will result in more bugs this spring and summer. Unfortunately, there is no simple “yes” or “no” answer to this question  — the best response is “It depends”.

Posted: March 26, 2012 - 10:56 , by David Evans
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March 22-23, 2012

Posted: March 23, 2012 - 09:19 , by admin
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Circluar disc with glyphs inscribed around the rim of the artifact.

Posted: March 22, 2012 - 13:11 , by admin
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Submitted by Vincent Vertolli, Assistant Curator Geology

A deeply textured and rust colour sample of the Jack Hills Conglomerate.
Posted: March 19, 2012 - 11:25 , by admin
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Submitted by Vincent Vertolli, Assistant Curator Geology

Geological Map of Toronto.
Posted: March 16, 2012 - 11:57 , by Katherine Dunnell
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A girl looks at a mineral through a magnifying glass.

March Break visitors inspect the minerals before deciding if they are jade.