The Poetry of Science

Episode 101: Burning Lichen

May 17, 2021

This episode explores new research, which has found that lichen may take up to a century to fully recover from wildfire.

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Read this episode’s science poem here.

Read the scientific study that inspired it here.

Read ‘Springtime in the Rockies, Lichen’ by Lew Welch here.

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Music by Rufus Beckett.

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