What happens to all those plants from offices buildings? Warsaw-based Florabo’s new ‘Green Veteran’ initiative aims to stop them going to the ‘great plant pot in the sky’ by finding them new homes.
The team led by Marta Kolanowska, a biologist from the University of Łódź, aims to protect one of the most valuable ecosystems in the world which is seriously endangered as a result of deforestation of tropical areas every day.
Scientists at biotech company Bio-Gen are investigating how bacteria can help prepare crops for periods of drought.
The construction of Poland's first electric car plant will cost PLN 2 bln (EUR 466 mln), PAP was told by Piotr Zaremba, CEO of special-purpose company ElectroMobility Poland (EMP). As many as 17 potential locations are being taken into account, Zaremba added.
‘Hungry in Green Warsaw’ by Jodie Baltazar is richly illustrated with colour-coded maps showing which areas are safe to forage and what plants to look for. The compendium about the capital’s edible flora is exhaustive and took three years to prepare.
Polish scientist Jacek Oleksyn and American Peter Reich have been chosen for the 2018 Poland – U.S. Science Award (PLUS Award) for their scientific achievements in the areas of environmental and plant sciences.