Science Videos

from AP, Reuters, AFP, and other news services

Scientists Battle to Save Orchid at the Edge of Extinction

Date:
November 11, 2013
Source:
Reuters / Powered by NewsLook.com
Summary:
A team of scientists in Australia are collaborating on a mission to save one of the world's rarest plants - an orchid species of which there are believed to be only two in existence.So vulnerable is the species of Caladenia spider orchid, that the team won't reveal its name or location in the wild as they try to rehabilitate it in a controlled environment. Rob Muir reports.


Related Videos

last updated on 2014-04-20 at 3:05 pm EDT

Scientists Look to Bring Animals Back From Extinction

Scientists Look to Bring Animals Back From Extinction

Buzz60 (Mar. 21, 2013) At a National Geographic-sponsored TEDx conference, scientists stated that they looking to bring animals back from extinction. They're considering about 10 species for 'de-extinction' based on desirability, practicality, DNA availability and more. Among those in the running: the dodo and the woolly mammoth.
Powered by NewsLook.com
Orchid Show in New York

Orchid Show in New York

Xinhua News Agency (Mar. 6, 2012) The New York Botanical Garden hosts its annual Orchid Show, showcasing some of the most beautiful plants and flowers from all over the world.
Powered by NewsLook.com
Fight to Save Tasmanian Devil Goes Global

Fight to Save Tasmanian Devil Goes Global

Reuters (July 7, 2013) A pilot program placing 20 endangered Tasmanian devils in selected zoos around the world is about to be launched as part of an effort to save the species from extinction. A virulent facial cancer has decimated devil populations in the wild and it's hoped that by exposing the animals to a global audience, money can be raised to help pay for ongoing vaccine research.
Powered by NewsLook.com
Toronto Zoo Anxiously Awaits Chinese Pandas

Toronto Zoo Anxiously Awaits Chinese Pandas

CBC (Feb. 11, 2012) The Toronto Zoo is hoping two giant pandas that will take up residence there for five years can save the city-owned facility from extinction.
Powered by NewsLook.com

Related Stories


Share This



Search ScienceDaily

Number of stories in archives: 140,361

Find with keyword(s):
Enter a keyword or phrase to search ScienceDaily for related topics and research stories.

Save/Print:
Share:

Breaking News:
from the past week

from the past week

In Other News

... from NewsDaily.com

Science News

Health News

Environment News

Technology News



Save/Print:
Share:

Free Subscriptions


Get the latest science news with ScienceDaily's free email newsletters, updated daily and weekly. Or view hourly updated newsfeeds in your RSS reader:

Get Social & Mobile


Keep up to date with the latest news from ScienceDaily via social networks and mobile apps:

Have Feedback?


Tell us what you think of ScienceDaily -- we welcome both positive and negative comments. Have any problems using the site? Questions?
Mobile: iPhone Android Web
Follow: Facebook Twitter Google+
Subscribe: RSS Feeds Email Newsletters
Latest Headlines Health & Medicine Mind & Brain Space & Time Matter & Energy Computers & Math Plants & Animals Earth & Climate Fossils & Ruins