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Can owls and loggers get along? A recent study conducted by the Wildlife Conservation Society, Russian Academy of Sciences, and University of Minnesota in Russia suggests it’s not only possible, but essential for the survival of the endangered Blakiston’s fish owl.

After 12 years of study, a team of scientists including our curator of plants George Weiblen has revealed a major discovery showing the genetic difference between hemp and marijuana.