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Biocultural approaches explicitly start with and build on local cultural perspectives — encompassing values, knowledges, and needs — and recognize feedbacks between ecosystems and human well-being.
Data is not just required for monitoring. Achieving the ambitious SDGs also requires an evidence-based approach to governance.
Data is integral to target-setting and tracking SDG achievement over time. While much attention has been given to national-level measurement and reporting systems, such as the U.S.
Food lies at the heart of both health and sustainability challenges.
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.
The history of botanical gardens, from ancient Egyptian and Roman roots, through medieval and Renaissance developments, and up to 21st century developments, is chronicled in a new article, ‘Western Botanical Gardens: History and Evolution’ by Donald A.
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.