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The adoption of a Global Strategy for Plant Conservation (GSPC) in 2002 and its subsequent renewal in 2010 were significant milestones for the Convention on Biological Diversity.
Extinction rates are expected to increase during the Anthropocene. Current extinction rates of plants and many animals remain unknown.
Botanic gardens and arboreta have evolved significantly from their origins as oases
reserved for the elite, to the conservation powerhouses they are today, visited by
The restoration of trees remains among the most effective strategies for climate change
mitigation.We mapped the global potential tree coverage to show that 4.4 billion hectares
Today's genebanks are essential to maintaining the resilience of the global agricultural system in the face of climate change, new pests and diseases, shifts in trade and dietary preferences, natural
The format of this edited volume offers each of the three communities (natural history museums, botanical gardens, zoological gardens) the opportunity to present their cutting-edge research and communications outreach activities.
A widely accepted approach to assess extinction risk, and a key source of data underpinning the IPBES report, is the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (hereafter Red List).
Maintaining a living plant collection is the most common method of ex situ conservation for plant
Ash tree species in North America are under mortal threat from the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB), now in 35 states and five Canadian provinces.
Pollination is fundamentally important to ecosystem function and human food security.
Recent reports of dramatic insect declines, and pollinator decline in particular,