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Australian customs destroys unique plant specimens after quarantine mix-up -

TWO irreplaceable plant specimens dating back to the 19th century have been destroyed by customs in a very awkward mix up. Colin Packham. ReutersMay 9, 20171:52pm. A rare Lichen plant dating back to the 19th Century was accidentally destroyed by ...and more »

Irreplaceable plant specimens from France destroyed in Australian quarantine blunder - ABC Online

A review of Australia's quarantine procedures has been undertaken after historic and valuable plant specimens from France were destroyed by biosecurity officers. Key points: A collection of rare flowering plants from France was incinerated by ...and more »

Australian Biosecurity Officers Just Destroyed an 'Irreplaceable' Plant Collection - Gizmodo

A box of rare daisies dating back to the mid 19th century has been destroyed by Australian biosecurity officials after a paperwork mix-up. Upsettingly, it's the second such incident to happen in Australia in recent months. Recent Video from Gizmodo ...and more »

Centuries-old rare French flowers destroyed in Australian quarantine drama - The National

Australian quarantine officials have acknowledged that they reacted a bit too hastily when they destroyed a rare, centuries-old collection of plants from France due to paperwork problems. May 9, 2017. Updated: May 9, 2017 04:00 AM. 0. shares. Twitter ...and more »

Australian biosecurity officials destroy plant samples from 19th-century France - The Guardian

The Department of Agriculture and Water Resources is conducting a review after plant samples sent to Australia were destroyed by quarantine officials. Photograph: Ian Waldie/Getty Images. Plants. Australian biosecurity officials destroy plant samples ...and more »

Australia Accidentally Incinerated a Priceless Plant Specimen - Atlas Obscura

The specimen was on loan from the National Museum of Natural History in Paris. Shadowgate/CC BY 2.0. Australia's biosecurity officials have a big job. They stop plants and animals from entering the country—species that could disrupt its delicately ...and more »

170-year-old Rare Flowers Accidentally Destroyed in Australia after Paperwork Error - Newsweek

Daisies Australian security officers accidentally destroyed rare daisies from the 1850s after the paperwork got mixed up. Reuters/Kai Pfaffenbach. Share. World Australia France rare flowers. Australian biosecurity officers accidentally destroyed ...and more »

Specimens Of Rare Daisy Flowers Destroyed By The Australian Biosecurity Officers - Science Times

A shocking incident took place when the biosecurity officers in Australia destroyed valuable and "irreplaceable collection" of plant specimens of rare daisy flowers. A major mistake with the irrecoverable loss. According to BBC News, the biosecurity ...and more »

Rare flowers destroyed in Australia after paperwork error - BBC News

Australian biosecurity officers have destroyed historic plant specimens on loan from France after a paperwork mix-up. A box of rare daisies from the 1850s had been sent to Brisbane from the National Museum of Natural History in Paris. But the pressed ...and more »

Australia burns rare plant specimens in customs mishap - Deutsche Welle

Australian biosecurity officers have confirmed destroying historic valuable plant specimens. Customs officers claim that the packages arrived with inaccurate paperwork. Eichenmoos (picture-alliance/R.Hoelzl/Wildlife). Australian customs officials ...and more »