UK trees are facing increasing threats from pests and diseases.
By taking part in the new OPAL survey you can help scientists gather vital information, particularly about the pests and diseases affecting our best-loved trees - oak, ash and horse chestnut.
Follow Museum scientists as they carry out fieldwork around the world, look behind the scenes at the life of a Museum curator, or ask experts for help identifying insects, fossils and more.
The last ever Tasmanian wolf, or thylacine, died in 1936. Find out how humans contributed to its demise and other recent extinctions.
Find out about the big five mass extinction events that each wiped out over half of all species alive at the time.
Which dinosaurs lived in Britain and the rest of the world? Check out our guide to over 300 dinosaurs organised by body shape, country, time or using the A-Z.
Are cherry trees blossoming near you? Our video, interactive key and factsheets will help you identify them.
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Chytrid fungus can cause a deadly disease that is decimating some of the world's frogs, toads, newts and salamanders. Now, scientists have found it in caecilians for the first time.
Join Museum botanist Fred Rumsey as he goes in search of wildlife on a sunny spring day at Warley Place nature reserve in Essex.