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Barbados Natural Heritage: Digitizing Over 300 Plant Specimens

311 herbarium specimens digitized from Barbados Illustration of the the Pine Apple (Anana) from: Griffith Hughes, The Natural History of Barbados. London, 1750   In the late 1880’s, when the introduction of sugar beet to European markets, alongside drought and

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Barbados Natural Heritage

The Natural Heritage Department (formerly the Environmental Special Projects Unit or ESPU) The term “natural heritage“, derived from “natural inheritance”, pre-dates the term “biodiversity”, though it is a less scientific term and more easily comprehended in some ways by the

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