Author: Peter Moonlight

Using Herbarium Specimens to Understand Patterns of Plant Diversity

The oldest specimens in the herbarium of the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh was collected in 1697, a little over 320 years ago. It was collected by Alexander Brown…

Finding new species on social media

Most people‚Äôs idea of discovering a new plant species for science is a botanist rounding a corner in a remote part of the world and spotting an unusual…

British Council workshop on Valuing Andean Biodiversity

The dry and montane forests of the Andes are vital for the lives of tens of millions of people in western South America. Their socio-economic worth in cycling…