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Photograph wild orchids
Help us find out if climate change is affecting the UK’s wild orchids.
Dive into coral reefs
Meet the inhabitants of these richly diverse habitats in a new exhibition.
Midges under the microscope
A midge thermometer developed by Museum scientists could help improve climate change forecasts.
Night Safari: Time Machine
Join our scientists to uncover the DNA secrets of Museum specimens.
Plan a great day out at the Museum
Explore our research and collections
Witness the moment these delicate butterflies emerge from their chrysalises in a time-lapse video.
Discover some of the specimen highlights you’ll encounter in Coral Reefs: Secret Cities of the Sea.
A major study provides the first global view of biodiversity damage since the 1500s and suggests how losses can be reversed.
Glimpse the extraordinary lives of corals.
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