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Born as a center for the treatment of addiction and mental health and for the research on traditional Amazonian medicine, the Takiwasi Center, located in the Peruvian high-Amazon, over more than 25 years of existence has developed a series of parallel a
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.
There is a growing recognition of the links between the increasing prevalence of
noncommunicable diseases, environmental concerns including biodiversity loss and ecosystem
To address the growing interest and expressed need for pollinator management strategies a special pollinator symposium was held at the 2017 annual conference of the Natural Areas Association, curated by William Carromero of the US Forest Service and Lis
The Sonoran Desert is one of the most ecologically diverse deserts in the world with more than 2,000 native plant species and hundreds of wildlife species.
The power of citizen science to contribute to both science and society is gaining increased recognition, particularly in physics and biology.
Engaging the public in sustainable actions is essential for reaching local and global sustainability goals.
The main objective of the“Adapting Agriculture to Climate Change” project is to collect and protect the genetic diversity of a portfolio of plants with the characteristics required for adapting the world’s most important food crops to climate change.
Data is integral to target-setting and tracking SDG achievement over time. While much attention has been given to national-level measurement and reporting systems, such as the U.S.
The history of botanical gardens, from ancient Egyptian and Roman roots, through medieval and Renaissance developments, and up to 21st century developments, is chronicled in a new article, ‘Western Botanical Gardens: History and Evolution’ by Donald A.