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[New post] New York scientists receive a botany lesson from Tannese schoolkids

WordPress.com dailyvanuatu posted: "By Stevenson Swanson Of all the far-flung places that scientists from The New York Botanical Garden explore, one of the farthest in terms of distance and culture is Vanuatu, an island nation in the South Pacific with a population of about 225,000 pe" Respond to this post by replying above this line New post on Vanuatu Daily Digest New York scientists receive a botany lesson from Tannese schoolkids by dailyvanuatu By Stevenson Swanson Of all the far-flung places that scientists from The New York Botanical Garden explore, one of the farthest in terms of distance and culture is Vanuatu, an island nation in the South Pacific with a population of about 225,000 people spread over 65 islands and speaking more than 113 indigenous languages. With its remote location, Vanuatu is home to many plant species that are found only there, making it a treasure trove of biodiversity and an important source of materials for biologists to study. The residents rely on native plants for food, fuel, medicine, and more, but unlike some better-known Pacific islands, Vanuatu’s plant life and the traditional knowledge about how to use those plants have not been Read more of this post dailyvanuatu | February 27, 2016 at 4:57 pm | Tags: biodiversity, botany, ethnobotany, Vanuatu | Categories: Science | URL: http://wp.me/p2A4RK-VC Comment    See all comments Unsubscribe to no longer receive posts from Vanuatu Daily Digest. Change your email settings at Manage Subscriptions. Trouble clicking? Copy and paste this URL into your browser: http://ift.tt/1T2yYp3 Thanks for flying with WordPress.com

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