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Treasures of the Month
Every month, we focus on one object (text/book/illustration/specimen) to bring you its hidden story
Stories from our Collections
From colourful personalities to mysterious specimens, read the tales our curators and staff find within old books, journals, collected specimens...
Plastics are everywhere. These (incredibly useful) human-made materials can now be found polluting ecosystems across the globe, and traces can also be found within the bodies of various organisms, including us. Discover more with Linnean Learning.
18th May 2022
A new natural history course for UK 14-16-year-olds has the potential to enhance understanding, appreciation and protection of the natural world
28th April 2022
Scott Zona was one of Carlquist's doctoral students and a close friend till Carlquist passed away last December. Scott portrays Carlquist as not just as a brilliant scientist but also a dedicated mentor and imperfect human being, like all of us.
25th April 2022
From studies in freshwater fish diversity in Sri Lanka to Ethiopian flora, from ground-breaking work in palaeobiological data to innovative techniques in coral reef recovery — 2022's list of outstanding work in the natural sciences
6th April 2022