National Museum of Natural History

High seas, what's at stake?

Sources d’enjeux économiques, sociaux et environnementaux, les océans sont menacés. Le Museum national d’Histoire naturelle organise une rencontre le lundi 16 décembre, à 19h, sur le thème « Haute mer, quels enjeux ? » Depuis le milieu du XXe siècle, les activités humaines en haute mer n’ont cessé de se développer et les

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arts and cultures

Ocean, an unusual dive

The ocean has always been a place of exploration, a reserve of biodiversity, a source of inspiration and legends, ... This exhibition at La Grande Galerie de l'Evolution in Paris, from April 3, 2019 to January 5, 2020, will also reveal surprising and little-known facets of the ocean. Through a

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biodiversity

You bears! : an exhibition between mythology and pedagogy

On the occasion of the temporary exhibition "Espèces d'Ours ! "currently taking place in the Grande Galerie de l'Evolution, the National Museum of Natural History is enriching its special programme devoted to the world of ursidae and welcomes the naturalist photographer Vincent Munier. His exhibition "Ours", presented from the 10th of October, will be on display at the museum.

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biomimicry

New promoters of bioinspired inventions

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The year 2015 has been marked by events to show the advantages of biomimicry for the industry. The next biodiversity law, which will be discussed in January in the Senate, should strengthen the impetus in this area. Stakes and prospects. "It is not up to nature to produce like our factories, it is up to our

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biomimicry

New promoters of bioinspired inventions

The year 2015 has been marked by events to show the advantages of biomimicry for the industry. The next biodiversity law, which will be discussed in January in the Senate, should strengthen the impetus in this area. Stakes and prospects. "It is not up to nature to produce like our factories, it is up to our

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biodiversity

Crickets have "leakage" in ideas

Discovering a new communication system in animals is unusual for the scientific world. But it is also very rare to demonstrate that a communication system between males and females derives from sensory circuits initially used by the species in a context of predator avoidance... Yet this is what

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