Monthly Archives: July 2018

Study shows flora more popular than fauna for street names but local species often overlooked

What do street names reveal about a town’s relationship to local plants and animals? Charlie Shackleton , a┬áplant ecologist with the Department of Environmental Science at Rhodes University in South Africa, analysed 4,359 street names from 48 towns across a … Continue reading

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