VIDEO: Some strings attached

Instrument makers and their use of natural resources

Violin making hasn’t changed in hundreds of years, but access to the natural materials required for the antique craft certainly has. This video explores the recent international regulation of timber species such as ebony as it relates to string makers, like Nathan Slobodkin, an instrument maker from Bangor, Maine.

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  1. Hats off to whevoer wrote this up and posted it.

    Chris, December 28, 2016 at 2:51 am
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VIDEO: Saving slow lorises using DNA

VIDEO: Saving slow lorises using DNA

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