This article in The Conversation (13 July 2022) describes how botany is disappearing from university modules in the UK. The author describes the consequences of less teaching about plants, including ‘plant blindness’ in the wider population.

The article notes that the ‘ Scottish government has highlighted the lack of a skilled workforce to implement nature-based solutions and argues that “nature literacy” must become a core skill for various professionals, from planners, engineers, architects and educators to farmers, foresters and fishers.’

Published On: 14.07.22|Tags: , , , |

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