New Institute to Protect, Preserve Threatened Plant Life Funded by Gosling Foundation
Dr. Philip & Susan Gosling pictured above
Developing innovative ways to protect and conserve the world’s endangered plants is the goal of a new institute being created at the University of Guelph.
The Gosling Research Institute for Plant Preservation (GRIPP) will help prevent loss of plant diversity through research, education and service. Here scientists will hone cutting-edge technologies to preserve, multiply and conserve threatened plant life.
The institute will be supported by a $1.5-million donation from the Gosling Foundation, a non-profit organization for ecological preservation and environmental education co-founded by Philip and Susan Gosling. The gift is being made through the BetterPlanet Project, the University’s $200-million fundraising campaign for teaching and research in food, environment, health and communities…