The Disappearance of Botany
Posted by : Mary Wutz /
The disappearance of botany as a viable major in universities around the world has gone quietly unnoticed for years. Despite the fact that our mere existence depends on the production of about 30 crop plants, people generally don't understand how much we truly owe to plants. While some obsess about the endangerment of animals like tigers and killer whales, almost everyone is totally unaware that a 5th of the world's wild plants are in danger of going extinct. Read more here to learn about the disappearance of botany in our society and what we can do to help.