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Christmas tree at sea

Christmas tree at sea

18 December, 2014

Categories:
Arts and culture
Museums
Science and environment

The Christmas tree worm, Spirobranchus giganteus, is an example of the species highlighted in the forthcoming Coral Reefs: Secret Cities of the Sea exhibition, opening at the Natural History Museum in March 2015.

Copyright details: Spirobranchus giganteus from Opal Reef on the Great Barrier Reef, Australia © Catlin Seaview Survey

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Plastic waste is contaminating the deep sea

Plastic waste is contaminating the deep sea

17 December, 2014

Categories:
Science and environment

The deep sea is becoming a collecting ground for plastic waste, according to research led by scientists from Plymouth University and Natural History Museum.

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Anand Mahindra appointed as Museum Trustee

Anand Mahindra appointed as Museum Trustee

15 December, 2014

Categories:
Museums

Leading Indian businessman Anand Mahindra has been named the new Trustee for London’s Natural History Museum.

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