Natural-history collections face fight for survival

Some days ago, you may have followed the controversy surrounding the University of Louisiana at Monroe (USA) wanting to replace their scientific collections for an upgrade in their running track (which UMAC has extensively reported in our social media).

The issue has appeared in last week’s Nature issue (7 April) — here it is:


Marta C. Lourenço
University of Lisbon

Deputy Director MUHNAC
President ICOM-UMAC

Museu Nacional de História Natural e da Ciência (MUHNAC)
Universidade de Lisboa
Rua da Escola Politécnica, 56
1250-102 Lisboa
Tel. +351-964037535

UMAC – International Committee of ICOM for University Museums and Collections
PRISC – Portuguese Research Infrastructure of Scientific Collections

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