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Posted: 29 mars 2012 à 10 h 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: 28 mars 2012 à 16 h 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: 27 mars 2012 à 13 h 37 , by David Evans
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March 24, 2012

Posted: 26 mars 2012 à 15 h 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: 26 mars 2012 à 10 h 56 , by David Evans
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March 22-23, 2012

Posted: 23 mars 2012 à 9 h 19 , by admin
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Circluar disc with glyphs inscribed around the rim of the artifact.

Posted: 22 mars 2012 à 13 h 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: 19 mars 2012 à 11 h 25 , by admin
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Submitted by Vincent Vertolli, Assistant Curator Geology

Geological Map of Toronto.
Posted: 16 mars 2012 à 11 h 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.

Posted: 14 mars 2012 à 13 h 18 , by admin
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Working tirelessly behind the scenes, ROM Conservators help protect our collections from damage and restore objects to their previous splendor. Ok. Maybe we’re generalizing a bit, so we went right to the source and asked Cathy Stewart, Manager of Conservation, a few questions to help uncover what Conservators really do at the ROM.