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Museums as Economic Engines

The museum sector is essential to the national economy — generating GDP, stimulating jobs, and contributing taxes. These economic effects can be measured using a standard technique known as economic impact analysis.

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2/21/18
Adapting the botanical landscape of Melbourne Gardens (Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria) in response to climate change

Botanic gardens around the world maintain collections of living plants for science, conservation, education, beauty and more.

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2/9/18
6th Global Botanic Gardens Congress Abstracts

The 6th Global Botanic Gardens Congress, in connection with the commemoration of the 200th anniversary of the foundation of the Botanical Garden of Geneva, was held in Geneva from the 25th to 30th June, 2017, at the International Conference Center of Ge

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1/31/18
Holistically Analyzing the Benefits of Green Infrastructure

This document outlines an approach to holistically evaluate the benefits of implementing green infrastructure. The guidance places emphasis on first understanding the goal and scope for assessing benefits.

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1/30/18
The Triple Bottom Line and Sustainable Economic Development Theory and Practice

The triple bottom line refers to economic, environmental, and social value of an investment and is related to the concept of sustainable development.

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1/29/18
Guide to Public-Private Collaboration On City Climate Resilience Planning

When city leaders and business leaders collaborate, it can lead to a virtuous circle through which initial resilience actions by cities lead to actions by businesses that lead to further action by cities.

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1/25/18
An Ethics Checklist for Curators of Living Plant Collections

Public gardens have an obligation to uphold the highest ethical standards, including when it comes to development and management of the collections in our care.

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1/17/18
Financing Green Infrastructure Projects

The key points of this briefing paper are the following: 

#1 The budgeting process must consider the differing life cycle characteristics between green and gray infrastructure.

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12/20/17
Landscape Succession Strategy

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.

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12/19/17
Using Biodiversity to Improve Human Well-being

This report written by Kerry Waylen highlights how botanic gardens across the world are involved in a variety of projects that use biodiversity to improve human well-being and is based upon an extensive literature survey, and a multilingual survey of BG

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12/6/17

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