http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Studying climate change in the Himalayas: the Missouri Botanical Garden's Jan Salick http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/studying-climate-change-himalayas-missouri-botanical-gardens-jan-salick <p>The Himalayan mountain range in Asia is one of the highest places in the world, with several peaks rising above 8,000 meters. It&rsquo;s also one of the most <a href="http://www.gloria.ac.at/">vulnerable to climate change</a>.</p><p>Seven years ago, <a href="http://www.wlbcenter.org/staff_salick.htm">Missouri Botanical Garden senior curator of ethnobotany Jan Salick</a> traveled to the Himalayas to begin a study of how climate change is affecting alpine plants&mdash;and the local people who depend on them.</p><p>St. Louis Public Radio&#39;s Véronique LaCapra sat down with Salick to talk about her research.</p><p> Mon, 19 Mar 2012 11:00:00 +0000 Véronique LaCapra 3279 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Studying climate change in the Himalayas: the Missouri Botanical Garden's Jan Salick