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The Price of Plant Poaching
July 1, 2017
Highly endangered cycads fetch a high price and the ancient plants are being stolen at an alarming rate. Academy scientist (and cycad expert) Nathalie Nagalingum explains what is being done to protect the plants from poachers.
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