Earth's Green Giant
Fossil bones of Gnatalie, the long-necked dinosaur soon to be on display in NHM's new wing, were prepared in the Dinosaur Lab.
Extinction and Survival at La Brea Tar Pits
Groundbreaking new research from La Brea Tar Pits curators finds that in California, 13,000 years ago, huge Ice Age mammals that had roamed the landscape for many millennia, suddenly ceased to exist. The cause? Humans, catastrophic fires, and an ecosystem made vulnerable by climate change.
How Our Museum Grows
A unique and transformative museum mentorship program about biodiversity begins
Playing With Fire: Extinction and Survival at La Brea Tar Pits
In California, 13,000 years ago, huge Ice Age mammals that had roamed the landscape for many millennia, suddenly ceased to exist. The cause? Humans, catastrophic fires, and an ecosystem made vulnerable by climate change.
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Match Point
Fire is a hot-button issue. Regan Dunn, Interim Assistant Deputy Director and Assistant Curator at La Brea Tar Pits, looks at the pervasive planetary issue with a long-term lens.
Minerals with Lead-busting Superpowers
Our scientists are harnessing the properties of a mineral to encapsulate dangerous lead in soil in South L.A. backyards, demonstrating how NHM discoveries coupled with community partners can power environmental change.
Research That Rocks
Our breathtaking backyard state park
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Off to Anacapa!
Our Anthropology Curator heads to the Channel Islands on an unprecedented underwater archaeology expedition to find evidence of the first people to set foot on these shores
Year of the Tiger
Celebrate the 2022 Lunar New Year with highlights from the collection