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Pollination is fundamentally important to ecosystem function and human food security.
Recent reports of dramatic insect declines, and pollinator decline in particular,
The East of England is one of the richest regions for bees in Britain due to the diversity of
habitats present. This report aims to consolidate our knowledge of bees in the East of
The Plant Conservation Alliance and the Smithsonian’s Department of Botany welcomed Chris Martine, David Burpee Professor of Plants Genetics & Research and Director of the Manning Herbarium at Bucknell University, to present “Plants are Cool, Too: #
In the Tropical Andes millions of people depend upon the use of wild and domesticated
biodiversity for their livelihoods, but the complex interactions between the
The future of the Earth and its inhabitants has never been more uncertain, but there
is still time for us to prevent further catastrophe. Plant scientists have a crucial role
The impacts of climate change are already being felt in communities across the country.
More frequent and intense extreme weather and climate-related events, as well as changes
The facts and figures contained in the pages of this report and accompanying website will probably come as a total revelation to many people.
Inadequate information on the geographical distribution of biodiversity hampers decision-making for conservation.
The first TGI report, published in 2015, identified eight critical gaps slowing the transfer of stress-adapted trees from upstream research to forest owners and managers. The gaps fell into three categories: Innovation, Policy, and Markets.
Botanical gardens and their living collections have unique but underutilized resources for plant biology research.