Season’s Greetings

As another year draws to a close, it’s typical for us to reflect on where we’ve come and were we’re going. What we can predict for 2017, perhaps more than many past years, is relatively uncertain. Even a few highlights from a list of current environmental issues is enough to give most of us pause….

ICOM NATHIST 2014 Conference Registration

We are pleased to announce that registration for ICOM NATHIST 2014 is now open. When: 11-16 October Where: The Croatian Museums of Zagorje Theme – The Future of Natural History Museums: Relevance, Balance and Innovation Natural history museums face more challenges, and are finding new ways to meet them, than ever before. In the wake of…

ICOM NATHIST signs up to the Bouchout Declaration

ICOM NATHIST is delighted to announced that it has signed up to the Bouchout Declaration supporting freedom of data for the biological sciences. This is an important initiative and aligns well with ICOM’s Code of Ethics for Natural History Museums. Their background to the Declaration (excerpted): Biology must manage and take advantage of the rapid…

ICOM Code of Ethics for Natural History Museums Now in Spanish

Click the image to download from the site of the ICOM NATHIST Ethics Working Group. Por favor, haga clic en el link de la traducción en español. Muchas gracias a todos aquellos cuyo trabajo duro han hecho de esta versión es posible. The ICOM Code of Ethics for Natural History Museums is now available in…