A new report, The State of Nature, warns that 60% of UK species are in decline, but it also highlights how conservation efforts can make a difference.
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.
Explore the origins of our own species, Homo sapiens, and investigate how different we are from our early human relatives.
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.
Uncover the fascinating stories behind some of the most exceptional objects and specimens in the Museum collections.
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Join Museum botanist Fred Rumsey as he goes in search of wildlife on a sunny spring day at Warley Place nature reserve in Essex.