Madagascar is a biological 'hotspot' and threatened.

Patience and the Plant Breeder's Art

Breeding plants combines art and science.

  • 15 June 2020
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How to Quickly Build a Forest

An engineer's way to rebuild forest, quickly.

  • 14 March 2017
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The news has been pretty bad lately and positive examples have been rare. Here are three developments that deserve wider attention: 600 new species discovered in Madagascar Largest population of rare gibbon found in Vietnam Rare Rainbow Toad Rediscovered after 80 Years WHB
  • 1 August 2011
  • Author: Hugh Bollinger
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When James Audubon made his classic illustrations of American birds in the late 19th Century, one stood out among them all -- the Ivory Billed Woodpecker -- or Lord God Bird. Audubon hunted multiple animals to obtain specimens for his famous painting. [caption id="attachment_3816" align="aligncenter" width="220" caption="Ivory Billed Woodpecker. Source: James Aububon"][/caption] Destruction of their original forest habitats and rampant hunting combined to eliminate this largest ...
  • 30 April 2011
  • Author: Hugh Bollinger
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