Thomas Jefferson Might Lose His Plantation Due to Slave Ownership

The American Ornithology Society (AOS) said on Wednesday that it would rename all bird species  

ts jurisdiction that were named for people regardless of the name's history. The announcement came  

Plant name changes could be next as the members of the IBC meet in Madrid next July. 

Scientific plant names are governed by the International Code of Nomenclature. 

Meanwhile, various proposals have been crafted that would modify the rule system for naming plants,  

, particularly when it comes to ones named after controversial historical figures.