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The Global Strategy for Plant Conservation (GSPC), with its 16 plant conservation targets was originally adopted by the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) in 2002.
Our gardens, whether we like it or not, are subject to the whims of nature, yet, a timely and effective response cannot be created on a whim. Preparation requires intense and thoughtful planning well ahead of time.
Decision-makers and managers are increasingly being asked to make decisions in the context of uncertainty, with climate change adding new sources of complexity.
The impacts of climate change on health as well as the societal responses to climate change are varied and significant.
The recent landfalls of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Hurricane Maria, demonstrate the importance of climate data for companies concerned with resilience planning. View this webinar for infomration on real-world use of climate data.
This video from the 6th Global Botanic Gardens Congress features Cristián Samper who joined WCS as President and Chief Executive Officer of WCS in August 2012.
This recorded webinar will discuss how climatic changes can influence wildland fire activity across the globe and how these critical fire weather variables have changed over the last 40 years.
There is bipartisan interest across the United States in repairing and modernizing infrastructure. Infrastructure projects can create jobs and present an opportunity to make the U.S. more resilient to climate impacts.
When city leaders and business leaders collaborate, it can lead to a virtuous circle through which initial resilience actions by cities lead to actions by businesses that lead to further action by cities.