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Conservation in the City

A new article argues that conservation shouldn't be left to the countryside. There are major impacts to be made looking at pollinators in the city.

Image: Oluf Olufsen Bagge, 1847, from Northern Antiquities, an English translation of the Prose Edda.

I want to be… a tree!

In trying to encourage my students to consider the structure–function issues in being a land plant, I often joke that all plants really want to be trees when they grow up, to command resources, shade-out competition...