The Biological Sciences Greenhouse at OSU has been fortunate to have multiple bloomings of the Titan Arum, aka, the corpse flower. They have its smaller but also smelly cousin, the Voodoo Lily. From its bruise-colored bloom that resembles a corpse, to its stench of rotting flesh, this tropical flower masks its beauty to attract its pollinators.
Biofuel Production Raises Concerns Over Deforestation
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Ohio is preparing to invest millions of dollars to step up production of bioproducts. Governor Ted Strickland and other top politicians say raising the state’s profile in bioproduction will create jobs and raise revenue.
Environmentalists, including Environmental Defense Fund Transportation Policy Analyst Peter Ashcroft, are considering ways to identify and measure any downside of bioproduction.