Coconut talk

by Jeremy Cherfas on November 14, 2012

A commenter posted a link to an interview with Dr Richard Markham, a research programme manager for the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research, on the threat to the international coconut collection in Papua New Guinea. I’m sharing the link here in case you didn’t notice it in the comments and would like a slightly more sober assessment of the threat than has been available elsewhere. Listen as he fends off a sensationalising journalist. And for those whose bandwidth will not easily allow them to hear Dr Markham’s dulcet tones, there’s a full transcript.

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