Indigenous Science Letter

The Natural History Museum teamed up with the Center for Native Peoples and the Environment and Indigenous scientists to help organize a March for Science endorsement letter affirming the role of Indigenous Science and traditional ways of knowing.

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Dr. James Hansen on Exxon Sponsorship

Dr. James Hansen, Kerry Emmanuel, Bob Ward, and hundreds of scientists are joining The Natural History Museum and in urging the world’s largest association of Earth scientists to drop Exxon sponsorship. Join us–add your name to the petition.

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Mining the HMNS: Video and Pics

Our new exhibition interrogates the symbiotic relationship between the Houston Museum of Natural Sciences and its corporate sponsors, and highlights the voices and stories of the communities living in the shadow of refineries and petrochemical plants.

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Keep it in the Museum

The climate crisis calls for leaders that are willing to do more than observe and curate history — it calls for leaders who are ready to help make it. Museums of science and natural history can be those leaders.

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Our letter has gone viral…

There has been a tremendous amount of media coverage of the unprecedented scientist letter we just released. Here is a running list of press hits, updated regularly.

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