Category Archives: Field Dispatches

Recycling Rocks!

Mixed-stream recycling is pretty amazing. We get to throw all of our recyclables into one bin, and then — POOF! — they magically get taken away and sorted elsewhere. No more icky sorting of paper from soda cans, milk jugs … Continue reading

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Notes from the Field: Yunnan, China

Dr. Peter Fritsch, BRIT’s VP of Research and Director of the Herbarium, is on a visiting scholarship from the Chinese Academy of Sciences, based at the Kunming Institute of Botany in Kunming, the capital of Yunnan Province. Peter went on … Continue reading

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Field Dispatch: Ireland, Day 1

Traveling to do field research is similar in some ways to our other experiences of travel, but in some ways peculiar. Field researchers are fond of checklists. When traveling, I keep checklists of: • things to take care of in … Continue reading

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