Ansel Payne zigzagged across the American West collecting thousands of wasp and bee specimens for his doctoral research.
Alejandro Grajales’s love affair with the oceans started 22 miles off the Pacific coast of Colombia, on the island of Gorgona.
Sebastian Junger’s latest film, The Last Patrol, which opens this year’s Margaret Mead Film Festival on Thursday, October 23, is about the fraught transition from the front lines to civilian life.
This month marks the publication of Opulent Oceans: Extraordinary Rare Book Selections from the American Museum of Natural History Library (Sterling Signature, 2014), the third in a series showcasing the spectacular holdings of the Rare Book Collection in the Museum Library. Written by Curator Melanie L. J. Stiassny, the book includes essays about pioneering biologists who studied marine life.