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The forestry sector needs to do more to ensure the future of the flying squirrel


Current instructions on retaining a few trees in clear-cut areas do not go far enough to protect the breeding or resting habitat of the flying squirrel.

Finnish botanist discovers new banana in Vietnam


Sea captain and self-taught botanist Markku Häkkinen has studied wild bananas for nearly 30 years. Now he has found the new species to science.