For Some Scientists, The Call To Get Rid Of Natural History Collections Can Be Personal
Natural history collections serve as a time capsule of sorts, preserving life on Earth. And these collections — birds, bones, stones — always carry the fingerprints of those who collected the specimens. Their passions, interests and hard work become part of what’s stored in flash display cases or dusty drawers.
So when a collection’s future is threatened, it gets personal.
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