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...
The Glasgow Climate Pact recognises the efforts by civil society and local communities to focus global attention on climate change but also that progress now must accelerate rapidly
16th November 2021
The time the world has left to stay within a safe warming limit is rapidly running out. Hard decisions are at our doorstep, and next two weeks will be a harbinger of global cooperation and good will
1st November 2021
With the nights drawing in, Leonie Berwick and Janet Ashdown investigate the connection between a reanimated mummy, horticulture and the Linnean Society.
Assistant Archivist Luke Thorne examines an old account about an ancient giant of nature for this edition of Treasure of the Month.
1st October 2021
"Tonight we have an extraordinary diversity of queens - ninety male peacock spiders looking to show off and win the coveted trophy for best representing their house"
28th September 2021