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Translation update

We are currently undertaking a number of translations to the ICOM Code of Ethics for Natural History Museums. Drafts currently underway are: French (one of the three official languages of ICOM) Japanese Mandarin Portuguese We will shortly be posting online completed versions in South American Spanish and Czech. An update on this work will be…

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New website ICOM NATHIST Wildlife Trafficking Working Group

Originally posted on ICOM NATHIST:
In recognition of the impact of the wildlife trade on species conservation and museum security, ICOM NATHIST has formed the Wildlife Trafficking Working Group. Much like the Ethics Working Group, we will bring together partners, stakeholders and information, hold occasional meetings, undertake initiatives and post digests in our regular e-News bulletin. The website…

2014 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 2,000 times in 2014. If it were a cable car, it would take about 33 trips to carry that many people. Click here to see the…