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Disease detection is one of many vital missions that biodiversity collections play, along with environmental assessment, online education, and detection of crop disease and potential bioterror
Plant biodiversity is threatened, yet many species remain undescribed. It is estimated that >50% of undescribed species have already been collected and are awaiting discovery in herbaria.
A geographically diverse group of 29 ethnobiologists addresses three common themes in response to the COVID-19 global health crisis: impact on local communities, future interactions between researchers and communities, and new (or renewed) conceptual an
This survey conducted in fall 2019 was part of a research project for a masters degree at Vancouver Island University, in Geographic Information Systems (GIS). The survey was administered by Jodi Healy in collaboration with the Alliance for Public Garde
The format of this edited volume offers each of the three communities (natural history museums, botanical gardens, zoological gardens) the opportunity to present their cutting-edge research and communications outreach activities.
Oak decline is a slow-acting disease complex that involves the interaction of biotic and abiotic factors such as climate, site quality and advancing tree age.
Botanic gardens play major roles in plant conservation globally.
A major challenge in articulating human dimensions of climate change lies in translating global climate forecasts into impact assessments that are intuitive to the public.
The first two decades of the twenty-first century have seen a rapid rise in the mobilization of digital biodiversity data.
Botanic gardens around the world maintain collections of living plants for science, conservation, education, beauty and more.