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Improving urban forests is one of the solutions to achieving several of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and making cities healthier and more livable for people.
Drought‐tolerant plants are increasingly recognized as a resource to mitigate the consequences
of climate change. Succulent plants use stored water to sustain metabolism
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.
Temperature is universally important for organisms and the thermal environment of a diversity of organisms is changing rapidly because of global climate change.
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.
Botanic gardens are organized around plant collections, and climate change will affect those collections.
This article investigates the scientific and communicative value of time-lapse imagery by exploring applications for data collection and visualization.
The environmental and socioeconomic interactions between distant regions of the world (“telecoupling”) are dramatically increasing.
There is an urgent need for a new paradigm that integrates the continued development of human societies and the maintenance of the Earth system (ES) in a resilient and accommodating state.
As stewards of living collections, public garden staff safeguard plants in the best interest of their organizations and audiences.