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Saving plants, saving ourselves

The future of the Earth and its inhabitants has never been more uncertain, but there
is still time for us to prevent further catastrophe. Plant scientists have a crucial role

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12/11/18
Fourth National Climate Assessment

The impacts of climate change are already being felt in communities across the country.
More frequent and intense extreme weather and climate-related events, as well as changes

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11/29/18
The history and impact of digitization and digital data mobilization on biodiversity research

The first two decades of the twenty-first century have seen a rapid rise in the mobilization of digital biodiversity data.

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11/26/18
Biodiversity guidelines for forest landscape restoration opportunities assessments

These Biodiversity guidelines for forest landscape restoration opportunities assessments are intended to provide more context, more resources and fresh perspectives to the ongoing global interaction between biodiversity conservation and forest

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11/14/18
2018 Plant Collections Symposium Session and Speaker Recordings

October 17 Morning Sessions at University of British Columbia:  

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11/13/18
Don't Ask, Don't Tell is Not the Best Policy

It matters how and where public gardens obtain plants. As responsible stewards of plant collections held in public trust, they commit to accountability and transparent documentation in their policies and operations.

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11/8/18
Building Collections Capacity through Partnership      

Hoyt Arboretum is a 200-acre arboretum with limited staff capacity but an extensive tree collection.

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11/2/18
Visibility of Plants under the Endangered Species Act: Causes and Implications

In this presentation, the ESA is examined through the lens of plant conservation. The ESA prohibitions for plants and animals are compared.

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10/23/18
Sustaining the Future of Plant Breeding: The Critical Role of the USDA-ARS National Plant Germplasm System

Plant breeders require genetic diversity to develop cultivars that are productive, nutritious,

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10/22/18
IPCC’s Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5°C

This report responds to the invitation for IPCC to provide a Special Report in 2018 on the impacts of global warming of 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels and related global greenhouse gas emission pathways’ contained in the Decision of the 21st Conferen

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10/12/18

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