Back from Borneo

The Natural History Museum hosts Nature Live events most afternoons in the Darwin Centre and at a recent Nature Live, rainforest researcher Dan Carpenter talked about his work in the rainforests of Borneo. I, Science’s Graihagh Jackson caught up with him and asked about the biodiversity hotspot that’s home to the orangutan.    

Eaten Alive in Borneo: Natural History museum live

Natural History Museum event proves that, when it comes to bugs, Elvis ain’t dead. It will come as no big surprise that the Natural History Museum has all manner of exhibitions, events and activities to keep you entertained for hours. But despite frequent visits – I’m a sucker for the animatronic T-Rex – this week […]

Science Behind the Photo #10

Orangutans (Pongo pygmaeus) There is a paradox in nature conservation, that the efforts taken to protect a species from extinction, may be the very cause of their eventual demise. This can be seen clearly at the Tanjung Puting Rehabilitation Centre in Indonesian Borneo. Set out as a series of islands across the West coast, the […]