The Foundation’s international activities are varied and quite often are made possible through international partnerships in a number of countries. From encouraging young women in Kenya to complete their high school education to delivering environmental programming, The Foundation encourages life long learning. The Biome collection of the Travelling Exhibition is augmented through fieldwork in areas such as the Masai Mara.
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Father of Chinese Ornithology
On November 18, 1906, Chinese ornithologist Tso-hsin Cheng [Zheng Zuoxin] was born. As a boy, he learned to identify the birds in the Fujian forests by their calls. Travelling to the United States, Cheng completed doctoral studies at University of … Continue reading →13
On November 13, 1981, after eight years in the planning and construction, the Canadarm first flew aboard STS-2. Officially known as the Shuttle Remote Manipulator System, the RMS was Canada’s contribution to the Space Shuttle Program. Intended to assist moving … Continue reading →