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The Natural History Museum of the Lesvos Petrified Forest in the fight against Climate Change! Exhibitions on Climate Change!

03 November 2022
Μουσείο Φυσικής Ιστορίας  Απολιθωμένου Δάσους Λέσβου &  Κλιματική Αλλαγή

On the occasion of the COP26 World Climate Conference, that takes place in Glaskow from October 31st to November 12th 2021, the Natural History Museum of the Lesvos Petrified Forest will present you its actions and initiatives in the fight against Climate Change. Through its permanent and periodic exhibitions, the Museum attempts to explore the climate change of the past by presenting its findings that are indicators of climate change and to raise awareness on the current threat.

The Natural History Museum of the Lesvos Petrified Forest organised the exhibition “Understanding Climate Change: Explorig the consequences in the geological record. Cenozoic ecosystems and the current threat”, that takes place in Frankfurt and has been extended to May 2022. The aim of the exhibition is to introduce to the German public the unique natural Monument of Lesvos, to raise public awareness on climate change though presenting the history of Earth and past climate changes. The exhibition includes indicators of past climate changes, like impressive parts of petrified tree trunks, leaves, branches, roots, fruits and volcanic rocks as well as information material about the Lesvos Petrified Forest.

The exhibition is organised by the Natural History Museum of the Lesvos Petrified Forest in collaboration with the Museum-Visitor’s Center of Messel Pit Fossil Site and the Geo-Naturpark Bergstraße-Odenwald and supported by Ruritage, «Rural regeneration through systemic heritage-led strategies — RURITAGE» HORIZON 2020 Programme.