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Join us at the March for Science!

Join us this Earth Day at the March for Science! The Natural History Museum​ is proud to join the Virginia Museum of Natural History, Field Museum, Cal Academy, NY Hall

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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

Why We’re Marching for Science

For too long we’ve relied on facts and evidence to speak for themselves. That strategy has failed us. The March for Science is the latest expression of a growing and historic movement of scientists and supporters speaking out in the public sphere.

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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 our collective future.

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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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