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Recent estimates indicate that one-fifth of botanical species worldwide are considered at risk of becoming extinct in the wild.
Impacts of global climate change, habitat loss, and other environmental changes on the world's biota and peoples continue to increase, especially on islands and in high elevation areas.
As multidisciplinary institutions at the interface between people and plants, botanic gardens are prime centres for botanical research and plant conservation.
This handbook provides guidelines for the maintenance of standardized plant records at Welkinweir.
The purpose of the Denver Botanic Gardens' 2017 Collections Management Policy is to ensure that the living collections are well managed, now and into the future.
Botanic gardens around the world maintain collections of living plants for science, conservation, education, beauty and more.
The 6th Global Botanic Gardens Congress, in connection with the commemoration of the 200th anniversary of the foundation of the Botanical Garden of Geneva, was held in Geneva from the 25th to 30th June, 2017, at the International Conference Center of Ge
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Fourth Assessment Report concluded that human induced climate change is expected to have a discernable influence on many physical and biological systems.
The PCA Federal Committee, chaired by the Bureau of Land Management, developed the “National Seed Strategy for Rehabilitation and Restoration 2015-2020” in cooperation with Federal and non-Federal partners.
Public gardens have an obligation to uphold the highest ethical standards, including when it comes to development and management of the collections in our care.