Tuesday, 14 November 2017

Natural History Museum - Explore Earth's last wilderness...

Discover more about our oceans
Diving turtle
Just below the blue ocean waves lies a black abyss. But despite the complete lack of sunlight or warmth, life thrives there.

Little is known about this hidden world, so marine scientists at the Museum are working to understand more about the animals and ecosystems of the deep.
Have you been watching BBC's Blue Planet II?
Mobular Rays
Why do rays jump?
Some rays can leap up to two metres out of the ocean - and scientists aren't sure why they do it. 
When whales die
When whales die
Dr Adrian Glover, a Museum expert in deep-sea biodiversity, sheds light on life after death for whales.
Marine science explained
The Jurassic oceans
Life in ancient oceans
What were the oceans like when dinosaurs ruled the Earth?
Ocean acidification
What is ocean acidification?
We explain why you should care about acid in the ocean.
Learn more about whales
Whale skeleton
Whales: Beneath the surface
Dive into the extraordinary story of whales in our exhibition Whales: Beneath the surface. Travel back 50 million years to the beginning of their evolution and see how whales became sociable, aquatic mammals.

★★★★★ 'A giant success.' - The Londonist
Ring in 2018 with an underwater twist
New Year's Eve party
New Year's Eve: Under the Sea
Ring in 2018 with a dance under the blue whale in Hintze Hall. This will be an evening of oceanic proportions with Guilty Pleasures DJs, Massaoke, Musical Bingo and the chance to explore the exhibitions after dark.