Monthly Archive: December Natu
A surge in the poaching of Southern White Rhinoceros made the ROM reconsider the presentation of our iconic specimen.
Neighborhood students join the ROM and special guests in learning about the conservation of birds of prey.
Henry H.C. Choong shares his insight into a recent, important information session regarding the threat of invasive species in the Great Lakes basin.
Ontario tables the "Invasive Species Act": What is it, and what role should natural history museums play?
Why is this legislation important, and how can museums support it?
Experiential learning is a teaching method that allows learners to explore and examine objects that illustrate larger concepts.
Authored by Mandy Karch.
The Ontario Road Ecology Group (OREG) has been working to protect biodiversity from the threats of roads through research, policy and stewardship initiatives with our partners. The Heart Lake Road in Brampton cuts through protected wetland complexes, and OREG has been there to help.
ROM Biodiversity researchers studying insects, fungi, and mammals have been discovering new species in the heart of Borneo, in Gunung Mulu National Park, throughout the month of May....
Sir David Attenborough has been filming Nature all his life. In 2009, at the age of 83, he traveled the world again to discover how Life began and diversified into the myriad of organisms that form the basis of today's biodiversity. The result of this journey is the beautiful documentary, "First Life," that won three Emmy Awards in 2011. The new ROM Gallery of Early Life anticipated to open by the end of 2014 will feature some of the key fossils shown in the documentary, many of those will come from our own ROM collections!
Meet Senior Curator of Entomology (that's insects!) Doug Currie on Saturday November 25th, 11am - 4pm and learn about his work with your favourite bug: yes, the balck fly!