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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.
The success of community forests relies on good management by municipal staff, volunteer groups, and tree boards framed around well-written ordinances.
The impacts of climate change on health as well as the societal responses to climate change are varied and significant.
Botanic gardens around the world maintain collections of living plants for science, conservation, education, beauty and more.
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.
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.
Public gardens have an obligation to uphold the highest ethical standards, including when it comes to development and management of the collections in our care.
This report written by Kerry Waylen highlights how botanic gardens across the world are involved in a variety of projects that use biodiversity to improve human well-being and is based upon an extensive literature survey, and a multilingual survey of BG