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14thJuly 2022

Botanists are disappearing – just when the world needs them most

14.07.22|Categories: Research|Tags: , , , |

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 [...]