Posts tagged with: "The Kampong"

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Lost birds exhibit reveals plight of Florida grasshopper sparrow

A new art exhibit is calling attention to the plight of some of the most vulnerable birds including the critically […]

FIU botanist Oscar Valverde-Barrantes assists with recovery efforts at The Kampong in Coconut Grove, Fla.

Recovery, research continues at botanical garden thrashed by Hurricane Irma

Hurricane Irma showed FIU botanist Oscar Valverde-Barrantes something he does not often get to see. All across The Kampong, trees […]

Ambitious conservation projects are currently under way for the East African bongo (pictured above), sharks, Amazon parrots and many others at the FIU Tropical Conservation Institute. Photo by: Paul Reillo, Ph.D.

All species, great and small, must be preserved

Researchers warn all species are important, and conservation efforts should be based on the need for biological diversity and not […]

Canines detect deadly disease in historic avocado trees

Canines detect deadly disease in historic avocado trees

Nestled within the lush tropical foliage of The Kampong resides 20 avocado trees. They were planted nearly 100 years ago […]

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Partnership establishes International Center for Tropical Botany at The Kampong

Partnership establishes International Center for Tropical Botany at The Kampong

FIU and the National Tropical Botanical Garden (NTBG) have joined forces to create the International Center for Tropical Botany (ICTB) […]

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