Relationships 1 - People and plants: balancing conservation and commerce

Monday 18th Apr 2016, 12.00pm

This podcast is part of the The Big Questions series.

How can working with people to understand how they use their local plants be used to protect them when industry moves in? How do we find and conserve areas of high 'bioquality'? William Hawthorn explains how being able to identify what plants are where, and what their value are to local people can help protect the 'bioquality' of forests by creating meaningful guides for various industries that operate in these areas.

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Image Credit: William Hawthorne


Submitted by Andy Jones (not verified) on Wed, 01/25/2017 - 22:10
Rather wonderful. Always interesting comments and a few reasons why this matters.

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