We need our botanic gardens.

The FT this week end reports  the University of Newcastle no longer needs   Moorbank Botanic


It goes on to say that Botanic Gardens are under  threat.

Apparently botanic science does not have the appeal it once did.

Nowadays micro boiolgy is the trend.

Students can easily learn about the genetic make up of a plant without knowing how to recognise it.

How sad!

Surely this is only part of the story.

There should be  call to get to know the bigger picture!



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