Preservationism gone mad (was: rare plants - Nature article )

dave s
Wed, 23 Feb 2011 05:37:04 PST
So, we're all shocked by the article.  Nature has a letter column.  Will
there be an official PBS response?

-Dave S.

On Wed, Feb 23, 2011 at 12:29 AM, Jacob Knecht <>wrote:

> Cretins indeed.  I saw this article pop up two weeks ago and I am still
> both
> infuriated and nauseous, too much so to parse out my feelings here.
> I will say something though; *Brighamia* is not going to invade any
> environment.  It a difficult plant to grow in Hawai'i and not easy in most
> other parts of the world.  Its pollinator is extinct, it's a mite-magnet
> and
> it is extremely susceptible to nematodes.
> Jacob Knecht
> Berkeley, CA
> The cretins who wrote this article really need to think about what they
> want
> > to achieve
> >
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