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Environment & Conservation

Environment & Conservation, Inside our Collections, Videos

Is Birding a Lark?: A Conversation with Debbie Becker

Posted in Environment & Conservation, Inside our Collections, Videos

“If everyone went bird watching, we would have a more peaceful and united world,” claims NYBG’s long-time birdwalk guide Debbie Becker. Read More

Environment & Conservation

Field Biologists Have Been in Lockdown, but Deforestation Has Not

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Sometime in June, my alarm went off. After 40 years of botanical field trips at least twice a year to the moist tropics, my internal ... Read More

Environment & Conservation, History & People, Plant Science

Vanuatu Celebrates its 40th Year of Independence and Learns a Lot about Botany

Posted in Environment & Conservation, History & People, Plant Science

Vanuatu, a South Pacific archipelago of about 85 islands, celebrated the 40th anniversary of its independence recently with a 10-day public holiday, including an Agriculture ... Read More

Environment & Conservation, Plant Science

GEAR UP at NYBG Inspires the Next Generation of Conservationists

Posted in Environment & Conservation, Plant Science

For over a decade, NYBG has partnered with Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP) at the Bronx Institute at Lehman College, ... Read More

Environment & Conservation, Plant Science

NYBG Science in the News: Disappearing Lichens and a Southern Appalachian Stronghold

Posted in Environment & Conservation, Plant Science

Lichens are fungi that form beautiful, complex symbioses with algae and bacteria. These hubs of activity that bind nature together are incredibly important to nearly ... Read More

Environment & Conservation, Plant Science, Videos

From the Field: Plants and People of Vanuatu

Posted in Environment & Conservation, Plant Science, Videos

From forest preservation to documenting the local plants and their traditional uses, NYBG scientists have collaborated with the people of Vanuatu since 2015 on projects ... Read More

Environment & Conservation, Plant Science

How Many Plants Have Gone Extinct in the Past 250 Years?

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The International Day for Biological Diversity, which is today, is an especially important occasion to appreciate Earth's biodiversity and yet acknowledge that many plants and ... Read More

Environment & Conservation, How To, Videos

How to Participate in an EcoQuest Challenge

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Citizen science is as simple as pulling out your smartphone. Read More

Environment & Conservation

Earth Day 50: Still Closing the Circle

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As the world marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, NYBG's Dr. Brian Boom reflects on his own history with the very first event, NYBG's ... Read More

Environment & Conservation, Videos

Project Rond?nia: On the Ground in the Brazilian Amazon

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For most of the past decade, NYBG scientist Dr. Douglas Daly has focused his efforts on a research and training project in Rond?nia, Brazil, to ... Read More

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