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Public Gardens Sustainability Index with Related SDGs

The Public Gardens Sustainability Index represents a holistic approach to define principles and best practices for operational sustainability, sector-wide.

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9/6/18
Experimental warming in the field delays phenology and reduces body mass, fat content and survival: Implications for the persistence of a pollinator under climate change

Temperature is universally important for organisms and the thermal environment of a diversity of organisms is changing rapidly because of global climate change.

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7/3/18
Leaving No U.S. City Behind: THE U.S. CITIES SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS INDEX

In 2015, world leaders issued a clarion call to promote sustainable development by tackling climate change and environmental sustainability, growing inequalities and social exclusion, and ensuring economic opportunities for all.

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7/2/18
Thriving in Disaster

Our gardens, whether we like it or not, are subject to the whims of nature, yet, a timely and effective response cannot be created on a whim. Preparation requires intense and thoughtful planning well ahead of time.

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6/20/18

 

 
 
Finding Water through the Fog of Drought

Innovative technologies are being applied to conserve water in drought stricken southern California:

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6/20/18
Link Between Local Phenology and Climate Change

The Southeastern Virginia Phenology Network is a partnership between Old Dominion Univeristy (ODU) and Norfolk Botanical Gardens.

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4/23/18
Adapting Agriculture to Climate Change: A Global Initiative to Collect, Conserve, and Use Crop Wild Relatives

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.

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4/6/18
Creating Sustainable Value

This presentation was given by Stuart L. Hart, S.C. Johnson Chair in Sustainable Global Enterprise, Johnson School of Management. It gives a brief overview of a sustainable business framework. 

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3/19/18
Real facts about climate change and urban trees: How should we prepare?

Check out this exciting webinar that covers the impacts trees in urban areas can have on climate change and the role they can play in mitigating adverse impacts. 

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3/16/18

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