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The battle to rebuild centuries of science after an epic inferno

Category: Collections Stewardship

Read this article for a story of the people who are rebuilding their research, the collections, and their lives in the year following the fire that devastated Brazil’s National Museum in Rio de Janeiro.

“Fernandes still finds himself ‘wanting to believe it was all just a big nightmare’. But he has no plans to abandon his work. ‘Once a researcher, always a researcher,’ he says.”

– Antonio Carlos Fernandes, Paleontologist

Nearly a year after flames consumed Brazil's National Museum in Rio de Janeiro, researchers are struggling to revive their work and resume their lives. Nearly a year after flames consumed Brazil's National Museum in Rio de Janeiro, researchers are struggling to revive their work and resume their lives.

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