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Plant Hunters Secure Biodiversity Hotspots

POSTED ON Tue Dec 22, 2020
To protect the food of the future, humans must learn from the past. A secluded garden in Florida preserves a 19th-century culinary curator’s tall tales and botanical introductions, while modern-day NTBG plant hunters in Hawaii use advanced technology to document and save species in biodiversity hotspots.
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For NTBG scientists in Hawaii, 2020 was a year of finding unknown plant populations

POSTED ON Tue Dec 15, 2020
Even as the loss of biodiversity and natural habitats accelerates and is worsened by climate change, scientists at the National Tropical Botanical Garden (NTBG) on Kauai have located previously unknown populations of at least nine species of rare and endangered native Hawaiian plants. NTBG’s Science and Conservation Director, Dr. Nina Rønsted, described the findings as, “a huge step forward in rare plant conservation. For us, this is the best news of the year.”
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They’re endangered. They’re endemic.

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And they’re coming back. Building on half a century of experience, NTBG is a leader in the conservation of endangered tropical plants.

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Plant Hunters Secure Biodiversity Hotspots

December 18, 2020

Today, NTBG’s plant hunters combine lessons from the past with modern technology to secure biodiversity hotspots in Hawaii and Florida.

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For NTBG scientists in Hawaii, 2020 was a year of finding unknown plant populations

December 15, 2020

For NTBG scientists in Hawaii, 2020 was a year of finding unknown plant populations, locating nine species of rare and endangered plants.

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Plant Hunters Secure Biodiversity Hotspots

December 18, 2020

Today, NTBG’s plant hunters combine lessons from the past with modern technology to secure biodiversity hotspots in Hawaii and Florida.

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For NTBG scientists in Hawaii, 2020 was a year of finding unknown plant populations

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For NTBG scientists in Hawaii, 2020 was a year of finding unknown plant populations, locating nine species of rare and endangered plants.

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In honor of our Healthy Plants, Healthy Planet fall campaign, we are sharing these incredibly simple banana recipes!

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Strength in Numbers

December 7, 2020

The worlds most popular fruit is one of the most susceptible to disease! NTBG is safeguarding your breakfast with a rare banana collection.

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How Hawaii Scientists Are Keeping Their Research Alive During The Pandemic

January 6, 2021

Fewer trips to the field have become the norm as scientists adapt by working from […]

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They’re endangered. They’re endemic.

December 18, 2020

And they’re coming back. Building on half a century of experience, NTBG is a leader in the conservation of endangered tropical plants.

Full Article

Plant Hunters Secure Biodiversity Hotspots

December 18, 2020

Today, NTBG’s plant hunters combine lessons from the past with modern technology to secure biodiversity hotspots in Hawaii and Florida.

Full Article

For NTBG scientists in Hawaii, 2020 was a year of finding unknown plant populations

December 15, 2020

For NTBG scientists in Hawaii, 2020 was a year of finding unknown plant populations, locating nine species of rare and endangered plants.

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Plant Hunters Secure Biodiversity Hotspots

December 18, 2020

Today, NTBG’s plant hunters combine lessons from the past with modern technology to secure biodiversity hotspots in Hawaii and Florida.

Full Article

Simple Banana Recipes

December 8, 2020

In honor of our Healthy Plants, Healthy Planet fall campaign, we are sharing these incredibly simple banana recipes!

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Strength in Numbers

December 7, 2020

The worlds most popular fruit is one of the most susceptible to disease! NTBG is safeguarding your breakfast with a rare banana collection.

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NTBG’s Breadfruit Institute demonstrates potential with new collaborations

November 24, 2020

To learn more about breadfruit and agroforestry, and how you can experience and connect with the Breadfruit Institute and National Tropical Botanical Garden, visit https://ntbg.org/breadfruit/.

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Plant Hunters Secure Biodiversity Hotspots

December 18, 2020

Today, NTBG’s plant hunters combine lessons from the past with modern technology to secure biodiversity hotspots in Hawaii and Florida.

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For NTBG scientists in Hawaii, 2020 was a year of finding unknown plant populations

December 15, 2020

For NTBG scientists in Hawaii, 2020 was a year of finding unknown plant populations, locating nine species of rare and endangered plants.

Full Article

Simple Banana Recipes

December 8, 2020

In honor of our Healthy Plants, Healthy Planet fall campaign, we are sharing these incredibly simple banana recipes!

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Strength in Numbers

December 7, 2020

The worlds most popular fruit is one of the most susceptible to disease! NTBG is safeguarding your breakfast with a rare banana collection.

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Plant Hunters Secure Biodiversity Hotspots

December 18, 2020

Today, NTBG’s plant hunters combine lessons from the past with modern technology to secure biodiversity hotspots in Hawaii and Florida.

Full Article

For NTBG scientists in Hawaii, 2020 was a year of finding unknown plant populations

December 15, 2020

For NTBG scientists in Hawaii, 2020 was a year of finding unknown plant populations, locating nine species of rare and endangered plants.

Full Article

Simple Banana Recipes

December 8, 2020

In honor of our Healthy Plants, Healthy Planet fall campaign, we are sharing these incredibly simple banana recipes!

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Strength in Numbers

December 7, 2020

The worlds most popular fruit is one of the most susceptible to disease! NTBG is safeguarding your breakfast with a rare banana collection.

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How Hawaii Scientists Are Keeping Their Research Alive During The Pandemic

January 6, 2021

Fewer trips to the field have become the norm as scientists adapt by working from […]

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Plant Hunters Secure Biodiversity Hotspots

December 18, 2020

Today, NTBG’s plant hunters combine lessons from the past with modern technology to secure biodiversity hotspots in Hawaii and Florida.

Full Article

For NTBG scientists in Hawaii, 2020 was a year of finding unknown plant populations

December 15, 2020

For NTBG scientists in Hawaii, 2020 was a year of finding unknown plant populations, locating nine species of rare and endangered plants.

Full Article

Simple Banana Recipes

December 8, 2020

In honor of our Healthy Plants, Healthy Planet fall campaign, we are sharing these incredibly simple banana recipes!

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Plant Hunters Secure Biodiversity Hotspots

December 18, 2020

Today, NTBG’s plant hunters combine lessons from the past with modern technology to secure biodiversity hotspots in Hawaii and Florida.

Full Article

Simple Banana Recipes

December 8, 2020

In honor of our Healthy Plants, Healthy Planet fall campaign, we are sharing these incredibly simple banana recipes!

Full Article

Strength in Numbers

December 7, 2020

The worlds most popular fruit is one of the most susceptible to disease! NTBG is safeguarding your breakfast with a rare banana collection.

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Tropical Crops Key in the Fight for Food Security

November 19, 2020

Tropical crops may be key in the fight for food security worldwide. NTBG’s Breadfruit Institute is making strides with a storied fruit!

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