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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
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
The Economic Impact of Greater Philadelphia Gardens

Greater Philadelphia Gardens (“GPG”) is a consortium of more than 30 public gardens, arboreta, historical landscapes and supporting organizations located within 30 miles of Philadelphia.The dual purpose of this report is to understand and articulate the

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11/21/17
Joint Fire Science Program Fire Science Exchange Network: 2016 Evaluation Report

The National Evaluation of the Joint Fire Science Program (JFSP) aims to assess the processes and outcomes of fifteen regional Fire Science Exchanges (Exchanges) and Exchanges’ programming at the aggregate national level.

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11/17/17
The Value of Coastal Wetlands for Flood Damage Reduction in the Northeastern USA

This paper presents a rigorous physical and economic valuation of wetland benefits for risk reduction.

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11/17/17
Land-use change and forestry programmes

Evidence gap maps (EGMs) aim to inform funding and research decision-making by compiling existing research accessibily in one place in a way that also shows limitations and gaps.

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11/16/17
LTER Schoolyard Series

Discover a series of illustrated children’s books, where:

  • the content is carefully reviewed by research scientists
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11/15/17
Urban Water Blueprint

This report addresses a critical issue facing mayors in cities around the world: access to clean and adequate water supplies.

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11/15/17
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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