Jul
08

How does our garden grow? Preserving plant life in the midst of a global biodiversity crisis

How does our garden grow? Preserving plant life in the midst of a global biodiversity crisis

Climate change, loss of habitat and many other factors are causing the Earth’s plants to become extinct at an alarming rate. The Smithsonian has an ambitious plan to capture and preserve the genetic biodiversity of half the world’s flora in just two years. Continue reading How does our garden grow? Preserving plant life in the midst of a global biodiversity crisis

Jul
02

American Enterprise: The story of labor and power, success and failure, and the rise of the global economy

American Enterprise: The story of labor and power, success and failure, and the rise of the global economy

A new exhibition at the American History Museum chronicles the story of how the United States grew from a small, dependent, agricultural nation to one of the world’s most vibrant economies. It does not, however, explain Donald Trump. Continue reading American Enterprise: The story of labor and power, success and failure, and the rise of the global economy

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