ArcticNet and the Canadian Museum of Nature sign MoU
ArcticNet is pleased to announce this partnership of many to further Arctic science: We have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Canadian Museum of Nature. This MoU between ArcticNet and the Canadian Museum of Nature will promote northern research and culture while supporting the exchange of knowledge and fostering the creation of synergies in Arctic research between researchers, institutions, communities, governments, and the private sector.
The MoU was signed on April 28th, 2022.
“ArcticNet is thrilled to solidify its partnership with the Canadian Museum of Nature, propelling our common interests in supporting Arctic ecosystem discovery and in sharing this knowledge broadly. Our partnership will create novel northern research opportunities and ultimately enhance Arctic science literacy” – Christine Barnard, ArcticNet Executive Director
“As the Arctic is a touchstone for understanding impacts of climate change, our renewed partnership with ArcticNet will enable a continued focus on this important region of Canada. We look forward to collaborating with ArcticNet to enhance research projects, deepen relationships with northern communities, and expand the use and development of our national biodiversity and geodiversity collections” – Dr. Danika Goosney, President and CEO, Canadian Museum of Nature.
« L’Arctique est une pierre de touche pour comprendre les impacts du changement climatique, de sorte que notre partenariat renouvelé avec ArcticNet nous permettra de continuer à nous concentrer sur cette importante région du Canada. Nous avons hâte de collaborer avec ArcticNet pour améliorer les projets de recherche, approfondir les relations avec les communautés du Nord et étendre l’utilisation et le développement de nos collections nationales de biodiversité et de géodiversité » – Danika Goosney, Ph.D., PDG du Musée canadien de la nature.
About the Canadian Museum of Nature
The Canadian Museum of Nature is Canada’s national museum of natural history and natural sciences. The museum provides evidence-based insights, inspiring experiences and meaningful engagement with nature’s past, present and future. It achieves this through scientific research, a natural-history collection of more than 14.6 million specimens, education and outreach programs, permanent galleries, special travelling exhibitions, and a dynamic web site, nature.ca. The museum focusses its research through two centres of excellence, the Centre for Arctic Knowledge and Exploration and the Beaty Centre for Species Discovery.