Nature

Can you find dinosaur fossils in Ireland? | Natural History Museum

Dinosaurs existed for over 170 million years and lived all over the Earth. You might expect to find fossil evidence of them everywhere you look,...

How to... make a light trap | Natural History Museum

Light traps are a great way to get to know your local wildlife. Find out how to build a simple light sheet so that you can go on your own insect...

The beauty of light trapping | Natural History Museum

There is a huge variety of animals that are active after sunset. The absence of light can make spotting them a challenge, especially when it comes...

Fishy faces, fur and feathers | #NHM_Live

In the first #NHM_Live of 2019 we round up the latest natural history news, take a tour of the Museum's cutting edge digitisation labs, and...

Spiders, cetaceans and skeletons | #NHM_Live

In our November edition of #NHM_Live we’ll hear from our experts on some recent natural history news before venturing into one of the Museum’s...

Follow a 360° family fungi foray | Natural History Museum

Fungi are mostly hidden from view, but they are all around us. Neither plants or animal, they play an important in ecosystems, acting as recyclers...

The vampires of Wolf Island #WPY54 | Natural History Museum

When resources run short, the sharp-beaked finches of Wolf Island turn into vampires to survive. Dr Alex Bond, Senior Curator of Birds at the...

#WPY54 Winners | #NHM_Live

Join wildlife photographers and competition judges for a unique look at some of the winning images from this year's Wildlife Photographer of the...

How do frogs see in the dark? | Natural History Museum

Scientists are figuring out exactly how frogs see the world around them, using a wide range of technologies in the process. Find out more about...

Life at hydrothermal vents | Natural History Museum

Hydrothermal vents are unique environments. Dr Adrian Glover and Dr Maggie Georgieva are looking at how animals adapt to survive on these ocean...

How brainy is an octopus? | Natural History Museum

It's a well-known fact that octopuses have eight arms. But did you know that each arm contains its own 'mini brain'? Museum curator Jon Ablett...

Wildlife Photographer of the Year 54: Trailer | Natural History Museum

See the world through a new lens: http://www.nhm.ac.uk/wpy Now in its fifty-fourth year, Wildlife Photographer of the Year showcases extraordinary...

What is the elephantnose fish's secret ability? | Natural History Museum

Elephantnose fish are usually found in murky waters. Although it would be difficult for us to find our way around in their preferred habitat, these...

Wildlife Photographer of the Year Awards | #NHM_Live Special

Join our hosts to watch the #WPY54 awards ceremony in this #NHM_live special, broadcast live from the Museum's Hintze Hall, and be the first to...