ROM scientists discover DNA fragment in Northern Ontario forest that can not be identified against any known species within their vast storage banks of frozen DNA.
Biodiversity, the richness of life.
With 5,000,000 specimens and research in over 25 countries worldwide, at the ROM we discover new life and figure out how all living things are connected.
Join us throughout the month of April to connect with ROM scientists, learn about our fragile world and what you can do to help. Join the conversation and have your voice heard
ROM Biodiversity Month
Connecting You to Your World
First New ROM Centre for Discovery Brings Programs that
Help Us To Better Understand Life on Earth
Join us for Google Hangout on Air with ROM curatorial staff.
Join us for our first Google Hangout on air with ROM Curatorial staff from the ROM Biodiversity Centre of Discovery.
Simon Jackson, Founder of the Spirit Bear Youth Coalition and his fiancee Jill Cooper are big supporters of ROM Biodiversity...
Every year, thousands of migrating birds encounter urban environments on their way to breeding or feeding grounds. Birds mistake the reflection in buildings for habitat during the day, and are attracted to light at night - both situations cause an estimated 1 million bird deaths per year in Toronto alone.
Join us in the Earth Rangers Studio where organizations involved in biodiversity-related issues connect with ROM visitors through informal presentations.
It's taken over a year to get this specimen ready, but the newest addition for the Schad Gallery was worth the wait.