We’re digitising our collection of Australian native bee specimens to make our bee biodiversity data available to the world.
Are we humans alone in our love of mind-altering substances? Of course not! There are plenty of party animals in the animal kingdom.
An international research team has just returned from a voyage of deep sea discovery in Australia’s eastern abyss. Check out the mysterious creatures they found in the deepest, darkest chasms of the ocean.
For centuries, medicine has looked to nature for cures and treatments. Here are our top five picks for medicines derived from nature.
Field Guide to Spiders of Australia brings you the most comprehensive spider guide to date, with over 1300 images, species never before photographed, and new families only just discovered. It’s a one stop shop to satisfy all your arachnocuriosity.
Have you got questions about jellyfish? We’ve got answers (and some good tips to help you avoid the sting)!
Led by Museums Victoria, Sampling the Abyss is a world-first survey to sample life in Australia’s eastern abyss using our research vessel, Investigator. Here’s a photo album of just a few of the benthic denizens of the abyss.
Over the past 50 years these six-legged friends have been on a roll, helping us clean up the 280 million cow pats produced daily in Australia.
Grab your binoculars and notepad, the much-anticipated Australian Bird Guide is here! To get you in the mood, read some fascinating bird facts and get some bird-watching tips from ornithologist Dr Leo Joseph.