Dear friends of the Emory University Herbarium: We have some exciting things happening at the Emory University Herbarium! Our mission is to serve as a botanical research and educational resource for the Emory University and global community. We aim to foster understanding of the human-nature interface by collecting, preserving, researching…
Congratulations to our students on their excellent work in botanical research this summer! Today, they presented the results of their studies at the Emory SURE Research Symposium. Photo updates are available on Dr. Quave’s Facebook and Twitter pages!
Check out this new blog piece on our work! Here is an excerpt quote in the piece: “A lot of international attention has been focused on the Balkans to try to support reconciliation and development. If you really want to help local communities in a way that’s sustainable and culturally…
Emory University Herbarium, which curated by Dr. Quave, now has a new website and Twitter feed! The Emory Herbarim is home to more than 20,000 plant specimens, and features special collections in medical botany, granite rock outcrop species, and more. Check it out! Website:https://scholarblogs.emory.edu/emoryherbarium/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/EmoryHerbarium
New Op-ed out with colleagues Drs. Janna Rose and Gazi Islam in the Brazilian newspaper Terra: http://carosamigos.terra.com.br/index2/index.php/artigos-e-debates/2863-controversias-na-bioprospeccao-mundial
Visit this link http://scienceline.org/2012/02/the-chocolate-wars/ to find out why the future of chocolate plants is at risk.
BBC News(1/2/2012): A project to catalogue every plant species in Iraq has been restarted, 25 years after it was put on hold because of the political situation in the country. Visit this link to watch the video explaining the project: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-16317974
BBC report (12/20/11): The UN has co-produced a study that lists scientific details of Amazon plant species that can be harvested for economic or medicinal purposes. Read full article here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-16248485