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Botanic gardens play major roles in plant conservation globally.
Botanic gardens around the world maintain collections of living plants for science, conservation, education, beauty and more.
This video from the 6th Global Botanic Gardens Congress features Cristián Samper who joined WCS as President and Chief Executive Officer of WCS in August 2012.
Ten years ago the Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria embarked on an ambitious project to collect, treat and distribute storm water from the catchment within and around the botanic garden.
How to scale (“pathways”), whom to involve (“partnerships”), and retention of program quality (“fidelity”) are three strategic decisions that can be critical to the scale up of beneficial social programs in societies.
Universities are beginning to grapple with the complexities of teaching sustainable development, but traditional institutional structures and limited resources can make it hard for them to offer programs that combine all these aspects.
This article investigates the scientific and communicative value of time-lapse imagery by exploring applications for data collection and visualization.
As stewards of living collections, public garden staff safeguard plants in the best interest of their organizations and audiences.
The mission of the Chicago Horticultural Society is to stimulate and develop an appreciation and understanding of gardening, botany, and conservation by developing gardens, plant collections, and education and research programs of excellence while provi