Monthly Archive: December
In April 2013, ROM Biodiversity is sending a team of researchers deep into the Bornean rainforest in search of new species of insects, mammals and fungi and new data of relevance to conservation planning.
Yesterday the ROM held our first Google+ Hangout on Air, the first museum in Canada to do so. There's more to come every Tuesday and Thursday at Noon EST until April 30th.
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.
Simon Jackson, Founder of the Spirit Bear Youth Coalition and his fiancee Jill Cooper are big supporters of ROM Biodiversity...
As mentioned in the previous post when our clients license images for use in a book or other type of publication we ask that they send us a copy which is then transferred to the ROM Library and Archive. As I’m sure our Shipping staff are well aware quite a few book packages arrive for Rights and Reproductions. I just received a copy of Contours of a People: Metis Family, Mobility and History, published by the University of Oklahoma Press. I’m willing to judge this book by its cover because
Kay Sunahara introduced students to the study of archaeological ceramics using petrographic analysis.
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.