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‘A planetary emergency’: NHM places climate at the centre of its strategy to 2031 06/02/2020

 

New exhibition spaces, an 'Urban Nature Project' and public engagement among plans to 'make an impact far beyond our physical limits'. »more

Horniman publishes more detail of plan to become carbon neutral by 2040 06/02/2020

 

Museum plans to hire a new Climate and Ecology Action co-ordinator as well as refreshing galleries with the 'Nature and Love' project. »more

Boris Johnson launches UK Year of Climate Action at the Science Museum 06/02/2020

 

SMG also announces a season of events including the first major exhibition on carbon capture. »more

Mapping the museum sector 06/02/2020

 

Major report looks at the history and extent of independent museums from 1960 - 2020. »more

£250k awarded by NLHF for Geographic Museum Forums in Scotland 06/02/2020

 

New funding and facilitator post to support the sector. »more

2020 Working Internationally Conference: Soft Power in Turbulent Times 08/01/2020

 

This ICOM and NMDC conference looks at the intersect between international museum partnerships and soft power. »more

Marsupials to meteorites: NHM names 412 new species in the past year 08/01/2020

 

Museum describes how NHM work will contribute to supporting a more biodiverse future. »more

NLS plans to welcome families as part of five-year redevelopment 08/01/2020

 

The National Library of Scotland plans five times more public space and digitisation for formats like VHS before material decays. »more

Weston Loan Programme with Art Fund to run for three more years with £810k new funding 03/12/2019

 

The Art Fund and Garfield Weston Foundation have announced that they will extend their partnership to support museum loans for another three years, with the Foundation contributing a further £810k to the work. »more

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