Research & Expertise

This section contains all the information about the Muséum’s scientific research as well as its expertise and research valorisation.

Scientific expeditions

  • Expédition Papouasie-Nouvelle-Guinée - Gastéropode Calpurnus verrucosus © MNHN/PNI/IRD - Laurent Charles

    Our Planet Reviewed

    Our Planet Reviewed is a major exploration programme of the natural world and aims to acquire new knowledge in the regions of the planet...

  • Eric Guilbert cherchant des Tingidae à l'aide d'un parapluie japonais - Nouvelle-Calédonie, Mont Koghis © Cyrille D'Haese


    CaFoTrop, or Canopée des Forêts Tropicales (Tropical Forest Canopy), organises missions with the Muséum and aims to explore tropical and...

  • Mers australes - Antarctique © MNHN - Guillaume Lecointre

    Southern seas

    As part of International Polar Year which took place between 2007 and 2008, the CAML (Census of Antarctic Marine Life), a census and...

  • Spitzberg


    A team of scientists from the French Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle and the CNRS set off for Spitzberg on the 8th of...