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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.
Climate change is affecting public landscapes now. Research into managing existing landscapes and designing new ones is critical if our parks and gardens are to adapt.
As climate change places continued pressure upon wild-plant populations, botanical gardens and arboreta become increasingly indispensable conservation agents.
As stewards of living collections, public garden staff safeguard plants in the best interest of their organizations and audiences.
Growing degree days have been used widely for both agriculture and horticulture purposes since the 1950s to track temperature accumulation.
As spring arrives, it brings with it warmer weather, blossoming trees and flowers, singing birds, and severe weather such as hail, high winds, and tornadoes.