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    On The Origin of Living Ornaments
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    Cloning American Elm
  • scientist freezing sample
    GRIPP Gets Cool!
  • Saving Endangered Plants


Since its establishment in 2011, GRIPP continues to initiate and develop multifaceted research programs to further its conservation mandate.

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The institute provides resources such as novel plants, educational tools, and advice on conservation and commercialization of plant biodiversity.

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GRIPP supports undergraduate and graduate students as well as post-doctoral researchers in interdisciplinary areas of research on plant conservation.

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Spiritual Botany Magazine

An interdisciplinary magazine published by GRIPP, University of Guelph, to envision, explore, and appreciate the role of plants and plant-based practices that connect us to our environment.

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Philip and Susan Gosling

The Gosling Foundation

GRIPP is funded by the Gosling Foundation, Guelph, Ontario, Canada.

The Gosling Foundation