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Agriculture and the Future of Food: The Role of Botanic Gardens

The more than 320 million Americans alive today depend on plants for our food, clothing, shelter, medicine, and other critical resources.

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3/1/18
Food-Related Programming in Public Gardens

The purpose of this research was to investigate the prevalence and depth of food-related programs currently offered by members of the American Public Gardens Association.

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3/1/18
Exploring Culinary Arts Programs at Public Horticulture Institutions

Demand for food and beverages that are locally grown and made, organic, and nutritious has been on the rise in recent years, and many public gardens are recognizing the interest in and need for programming about these topics.

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12/4/17
The Future of Museums-2040

For the November/December 2017 issue of Museum magazine, Elizabeth Merritt, director of the Alliance’s Center for the Future of Museums, invited contributors to explore one specific future that might result from existing limits and challenges playing ou

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11/3/17
Biocultural Approaches to Well-being and Sustainability Indicators Across Scales

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.

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10/25/17
Counting on the World: Building Modern Data for Sustainable Development

Data is not just required for monitoring. Achieving the ambitious SDGs also requires an evidence-based approach to governance.

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10/24/17
Data Tools for the California Bay Area: Actionable Intelligence for Cities to Support SDG Achievement

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.

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10/24/17
Rewiring Food Systems to Enhance Human Health and Biosphere Stewardship

Food lies at the heart of both health and sustainability challenges.

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10/23/17
Planetary boundaries: Guiding human development on a changing planet

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.

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10/23/17
UNESCO Sustainable Development Goals
UNESCO, as the United Nations’ specialized agency for education, is entrusted to lead and coordinate the Education 2030 Agenda, which is part of a global movement to eradicate poverty through 17 Sustainable Development Goals by 2030.
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9/6/17

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