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The World Flora Online (WFO) project was initiated in 2012 in response to Target 1 of the Congress on Biological Diversity's Global Strategy for Plant Conservation (GSPC) – "To create an online flora of all known plants by 2020".
The stormwater runoff that carries pollutants from the land adjacent to road transportation
The U.S. national heritage of approximately one billion biodiversity specimens, once
digitized, can be linked to emerging digital data sources to form an information-rich network
For the past several years, many college horticulture programs have experienced a decline in undergraduate enrollment, resulting in the elimination of some degrees. In this study, we compared postsecondary U.S.
Traveling and working abroad is the experience of a lifetime. As an employer you have a duty to provide a safe work environment for your staff. This can be more challenging when you send employees to work outside of the US.
Conserving biodiversity for food and agriculture requires coordination and cooperation across local and global communities. Botanical gardens are at the crossroads of plant science and public engagement.
Successful germination represents a crucial developmental transition in the plant
lifecycle and is important both for crop yields and plant survival in natural ecosystems.
Botanic gardens play major roles in plant conservation globally.
- Many exotic plant pests and pathogens are unknown prior to their establishment, making prevention and management difficult.
Do experiences with nature – from wilderness backpacking to plants in a preschool, to a wetland lesson on frogs—promote learning? Until recently, claims outstripped evidence on this question.