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Environment & Conservation

Environment & Conservation, History & People

The Language of Land and Life: Preserving Traditional Plant Knowledge by Studying an Endangered Language in Mexico

Posted in Environment & Conservation, History & People

Central Mexico is a global hotspot for language and plant diversity, but it also faces many rapid environmental and cultural changes. Read More

Environment & Conservation, Videos

From Tree to Sea

Posted in Environment & Conservation, Videos

Kids can join NYBG Explainer Leah for a reading of From Tree to Sea by Shelley Moore Thomas. Read More

Environment & Conservation, Plant Science

Now Available: NYBG Scientist’s Updated Book on Biocultural Conservation

Posted in Environment & Conservation, Plant Science

Paul Alan Cox, Executive Director of the Brain Chemistry Labs in Jackson, Wyoming, and Michael Balick recently published Plants, People and Culture: The Science of ... Read More

Environment & Conservation

NYBG Science Around the World

Posted in Environment & Conservation

The New York Botanical Garden is a world leader in plant research and conservation, using traditional and cutting-edge tools to discover, understand, and preserve Earth’s ... Read More

Environment & Conservation, History & People, Plant Science

Now Available: Two Volumes on the Plants, People, and Culture of Palau in Micronesia

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

The just-released Ethnobotany of Palau: Plants, People and Island Culture is a two-volume series published by The New York Botanical Garden (NYBG) Read More

Environment & Conservation, History & People

Recapping ‘First Nations: Ethical Landscapes, Sacred Plants’

Posted in Environment & Conservation, History & People

On November 13, 2020, the virtual symposium First Nations: Ethical Landscapes, Sacred Plants drew more than 550 participants from across the nation and 23 different ... Read More

Environment & Conservation

NYBG Hawk Nest: Year Four

Posted in Environment & Conservation

On March 6 of this year, I observed the Garden’s resident red-tailed hawk pair gathering branches and tree bark which they then used to reinforce ... Read More

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

Posted in Environment & Conservation

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

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