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The struggle to save the tropical plants of Kyiv’s Botanical Garden

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Kyiv, UkraineReuters In the lush greenhouses of Kyiv’s National Botanical Garden, staff are struggling to save a decades-old collection of tropical plants after months of Russian attacks on Ukraine’s power grid led to electricity outages, threatening the garden’s heating supply. Liudmyla Buiun, head of Tropical and Subtropical Plants Department, stands near a barrel with firewood […]