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The Xerces Society advocates for invertebrates, including pollinators, as a necessary part of a healthy ecosystem.
With changes in precipitation, drought, pollution, and increased severe weather, global change is altering vital wetland habitats, and threatening the survival of rare plants that depend on them.
Botanic Gardens Conservation International (BGCI) published a report in 2008; 'Plants and climate change: which future?' which details how plants and climate change are intimately connected, and explains why it is crucially important for us to act
With 10% of trees (>8,000 species) threatened with extinction there is an urgent need for botanical gardens to protect threatened trees in dedicated conservation collections.