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New England Wildflower Society-State of the Plants

For the first time, this peer-reviewed report presents the most up-to-date data on the status of plants on the New England landscape.

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12/12/17
State of the World's Plants 2017

Last year's State of the World’s Plants report focused predominantly on synthesising knowledge of the numbers of different categories of plants: How many vascular plants are currently known to science? How many are threatened with extinction?

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12/12/17
Tree Genetic Conservation-International Journal

Check out this special issue of the international Journal, New Forests (

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12/11/17
Gene Conservation of Tree Species – Banking on The Future

This publication documents the 81 posters and oral presentations that were made from May 16-19, 2016 in Chicago, IL covering such topics as in situ conservation, ex situ conservation, identifying and assessing ecosystems/species to conserve, restoration

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12/11/17
Planetary Boundaries and Human Opportunities

This course aims at expanding and updating participant’s ‘conceptual toolbox’ in matters of global sustainability.

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12/11/17
A synthesis of thresholds for focal species along the U.S. Atlantic and Gulf Coasts: A review of research and applications

The impacts from climate change are increasing the possibility of vulnerable coastal species and habitats crossing critical thresholds that could spur rapid and possibly irreversible changes.

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11/16/17
Conserving Critical Sites for Biodiversity Provides Disproportionate Benefits to People

Protecting natural habitats in priority areas is essential to halt the loss of biodiversity. Yet whether these benefits for biodiversity also yield benefits for human well-being remains controversial.

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11/16/17
Defining Ecological Drought for the 21st Century

Droughts of the 21st century are characterized by hotter temperatures, longer duration and greater spatial extent, and are increasingly exacerbated by human demands for water.

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11/16/17
Conservation Biology Institute

The Conservation Biology Institute (CBI) provides scientific expertise to support the conservation and recovery of biological diversity in its natural state through applied research, education, planning, and community service.

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11/15/17
The North American Botanic Garden Strategy for Plant Conservation

The North American Botanic Garden Strategy for Plant Conservation is a tool for anyone.

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11/10/17

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