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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.
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.
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.
From the American Public Gardens Association Plant Collections Management Symposium. Wednesday, October 17, 2018 from Vancouver, Canada. Presenter: Sally Aitken, UBC forest geneticist
The Red List of US Oaks report details for the first time the distributions, population trends, and threats facing all 91 native oak species in the U.S.
Oaks are critical to the health and function of forest and shrubland habitats in the United States, but many native oaks are threatened with extinction in the wild.
Botanic gardens play major roles in plant conservation globally.