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WUSF’s Steve Newborn talks with Margaret “Canopy Meg” Lowman [AUDIO]

WUSF’s Steve Newborn talks to Dr. Lowman about why canopies are a vital part of the earth’s ecology – and how women can succeed in science.

From wusfnews.wusf.usf.edu:

Margaret Lowman got her nickname of “Canopy Meg” at an early age, for her penchant for climbing trees. Pretty soon, she became renowned in scientific circles for her research on the tops of trees – or their canopy.

She’s speaking April 30th at the Tampa Theatre with another famous woman scientist, Sylvia Earle. They will be introduced by WUSF’s own Susan Giles Wantuck.

We talk with the Sarasota resident on why canopies are a vital part of the earth’s ecology – and how women can succeed in science.

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