Natural Science Collections and Environmental Action

Natural Science Collections are a vital resource for communicating and tackling environmental issues such as climate change, pollution and habitat loss.

NatSCA Conference 2021 - Natural Science Collections and Environmental Breakdown
On May 27th and 28th 2021, NatSCA hosted an online conference, 'Natural Science Collections and Environmental Breakdown'.
This conference was recorded and can be viewed online on our YouTube channel.

Mobilising Museums for Climate Action
Developed as part of the Reimagining Museums for Climate Action project for COP26, this toolkit helps museums to understand mitigation, adaptation and climate justice, and tools and opportunities to take part in making them a reality.

Museums and Disaster Risk Reduction (Curating Tomorrow)
How can museums use Disaster Risk Reduction approaches, to safeguard themselves, and enhance their contributions to the wider world?

Museum Collections and Biodiversity Conservation (Curating Tomorrow)
This booklet is aimed at ecologists, conservation scientists, wildlife managers, biodiversity and environmental records workers, environmental policy makers, and museum workers. It is intended to be useful for both nature conservation and museum sectors, to promote a common understanding of the potential of natural history collections, to support their effective use and development, and, most importantly, to conserve global biodiversity.

Evaluating the Nature Conservation Mission of Museums (Henry McGhie)
How can museums contribute towards nature conservation and environmental sustainability, through engagement, education, research and use of resources?