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North American forests and forest management institutions are experiencing a wide range of significant ecological disturbances and socioeconomic changes, which point to the need for enhanced resilience.
The Plant Conservation Alliance and the Smithsonian’s Department of Botany welcomed Chris Martine, David Burpee Professor of Plants Genetics & Research and Director of the Manning Herbarium at Bucknell University, to present “Plants are Cool, Too: #
Drought‐tolerant plants are increasingly recognized as a resource to mitigate the consequences
of climate change. Succulent plants use stored water to sustain metabolism
This presentation reveals how gardens efforts have helped surpass the goals of the Million Pollinator Garden Challenge!
Drought is a recurrent stress to forests, causing periodic forest mortality with enormous economic and environmental costs.
In the Tropical Andes millions of people depend upon the use of wild and domesticated
biodiversity for their livelihoods, but the complex interactions between the
Plant breeding is crucial for improving agricultural crops for human use. However, an
urgent rethink is needed to ensure the next generation of plant breeders have the
A major challenge in articulating human dimensions of climate change lies in translating global climate forecasts into impact assessments that are intuitive to the public.
Sunflower is a unique model species for assessing crop responses and adaptation to climate change. We provide an initial assessment of how climate change may influence the abiotic and biotic environment of cultivated sunflower across the world.
The report Climate Change in the American Mind documents a continued upward trend in Americans’ concern about global warming, as reflected in several key indicators tracked since 2008, including substantial increases in Americans’ certainty tha