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Extinction rates are expected to increase during the Anthropocene. Current extinction rates of plants and many animals remain unknown.
Botanic gardens and arboreta have evolved significantly from their origins as oases
reserved for the elite, to the conservation powerhouses they are today, visited by
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
Today's genebanks are essential to maintaining the resilience of the global agricultural system in the face of climate change, new pests and diseases, shifts in trade and dietary preferences, natural
A widely accepted approach to assess extinction risk, and a key source of data underpinning the IPBES report, is the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (hereafter Red List).
Maintaining a living plant collection is the most common method of ex situ conservation for plant
Pollination is fundamentally important to ecosystem function and human food security.
Recent reports of dramatic insect declines, and pollinator decline in particular,
Urban forests are recognized for the multiple benefits they provide to city‐dwellers.
However, climate change will affect tree species survival and persistence in urban
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
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: