In an article in Biological Reviews, Australian Museum Senior Fellow Dr Graham Pyke and Stanford University’s Professor Paul Ehrlich, author of the best-seller The Population Bomb, discuss the increasing use of biological collections in museums and herbaria to address environmental and ecological research issues.
The Australian Museum has launched a campaign to purchase Menagerie: Contemporary Indigenous Sculpture, a unique collection of art showcasing the richness and breadth of contemporary Indigenous sculpture in Australia.
08 Dec 2009
Scientists and volunteers, with support from government and business, joined forces to undertake a species discovery survey of the Charles Darwin Reserve in Western Australia. Could this type of partnership be a model for the future? The Australian Museum's Dr Dave Britton joined the fieldtrip to find out.