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The adoption of a Global Strategy for Plant Conservation (GSPC) in 2002 and its subsequent renewal in 2010 were significant milestones for the Convention on Biological Diversity.
Extinction rates are expected to increase during the Anthropocene. Current extinction rates of plants and many animals remain unknown.
The restoration of trees remains among the most effective strategies for climate change
mitigation.We mapped the global potential tree coverage to show that 4.4 billion hectares
Maintaining a living plant collection is the most common method of ex situ conservation for plant
The Red List of US Oaks report details for the first time the distributions, population trends, and threats facing all 91 native oak species in the U.S.
Botanic gardens conserve plant diversity ex situ and can prevent extinction through integrated conservation action. Here we quantify how that diversity is conserved in ex situ collections across the world’s botanic gardens.
The East of England is one of the richest regions for bees in Britain due to the diversity of
habitats present. This report aims to consolidate our knowledge of bees in the East of
Botanic gardens play major roles in plant conservation globally.
Contact your elected representatives and let them know how you feel about plants, our web of life, and the ecosystem services we all depend upon: