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AAAS Annual Meeting & Rally

The Natural History Museum will be exhibiting at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) in Boston February 16-20. AAAS is the world’s largest multidisciplinary scientific

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Queens Museum: Care as Culture

Join us this Sunday 2-5pm at the Queens Museum, where The Natural History Museum’s Founding Director will take part in roundtable discussion with fellow artists, activists and scientists. More information here.

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From the Blog

Thousands of Scientists Rally Outside of AAAS Conference

Science serves the common good. It protects the health of our communities, the safety of our families, the education of our children, the foundation of our economy and jobs, and

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Hundreds of Scientists Take to the Streets

At a rally organized by The Natural History Museum and ClimateTruth.org, more than 500 climate scientists took to the streets alongside Indigenous leaders and frontline community groups. The world paid attention: we captured hundreds of news headlines across the globe.

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AMNH Cuts Ties to Fossil Fuels

New York’s American Museum of Natural History has announced it has reduced fossil fuel exposure to its $650 million endowment. As the country’s oldest and largest museums with approximately five million visitors each year, this will reverberate across the sector and around the world.

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Archaeologists & Museums Denounce Destruction of Standing Rock Sioux Burial Grounds

We stand with the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and affirm their treaty rights, tribal sovereignty, and the protection of their lands, waters, cultural and sacred sites, and we stand with all those attempting to prevent further irreparable losses.

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