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Nalini Nadkarni:
Life science in prison

TED2010 · 5:07 · Filmed Feb 2010
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Nalini Nadkarni: Life science in prison
5:07 · Filmed February 2010 at TED2010 · Subtitles available in 32 languages

Nalini Nadkarni challenges our perspective on trees and prisons — she says both can be more dynamic than we think. Through a partnership with the state of Washington, she brings science classes and conservation programs to inmates, with unexpected results.

Tree researcher
Called "the queen of canopy research," Nalini Nadkarni explores the rich, vital world found in the tops of trees. She communicates what she finds to non-scientists — with the help of poets, preachers and prisoners. Full bio
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