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...
Ahead of the launch of our Planetary Emergency Committee, Linnean Future, Professor Andy Purvis FLS writes about how he recalibrated the idea of his role as a natural scientist, about the importance of taking on 'deniers' and starting conversations
2nd March 2021
29th January 2021
Assistant Archivist Luke Thorne reveals a lifetime of "patient and accurate labour"
25th January 2021
“…all-round naturalist and a born collector”: The correspondence collection of Edward Morell Holmes