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Rare Hawaiian Crow’s Genome Sequenced
The genome of the Extinct-in-the-Wild Hawaiian Crow, ‘Alalā, has been sequenced to aid scientists in conservation efforts. Many native Hawaiian plants, especially those in dry forests, rely on the crow for seed dispersal and germination. Tree heliotrope, Heliotropium foertherianum, Hawaii native plant. Photo by Island Conservation Facing increased threats from invasive species and disease, loss of... Read More