Check Out Some of Our Flora and Fauna Discoveries

TREE Institute International’s News and Discoveries

TREE Institute International supports, promotes, and conducts research on how flora and fauna can benefit human health. We have lots to share about our programs, the results of our efforts, and news coverage.


Our years of hard work and good partnerships are resulting in great news! You can read about it here!

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2017- Through TREE Institute International’s support, Douglas Fernandez and Dr. Marc Minno discover the existence of the U.S. endangered Miami blue butterfly in Cuba. (More)

2017- Through TREE Institute International’s support, Raul Verdecia officiates a new Cuban palm species: Coccothrinax Torrida. (More)

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Dr. Brittany Graf was published in Journal of Functional Foods.