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IPCC’s Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5°C

This report responds to the invitation for IPCC to provide a Special Report in 2018 on the impacts of global warming of 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels and related global greenhouse gas emission pathways’ contained in the Decision of the 21st Conferen

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10/12/18
The impact of ancient tree form on modern landscape preferences

Empirical studies of the relationship between aspects of the landscape and human emotions have been fruitful over the last few decades. In fact, we are awash in data that describes a correlation between natural landscapes and positive human feelings.

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10/10/18
Resilient Design Education in the United States

In the last year, the U.S. has experienced extreme weather events, including Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria, as well as wildfires in California, and flooding in Oklahoma, Missouri, and Arkansas, that have devastated homes and communities.

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10/9/18
Food Security and Nutrition in the Age of Climate Change

Thanks to the participation of 250 experts from all around the world, the International Symposium on Food Security and Nutrition in the Age of Climate Change (hereafter “Symposium”) highlighted the importance of food and agricultural systems in the figh

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10/9/18
Mapping Public Gardens to the Sustainable Development Goals

The United Nations 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were agreed to by 193 States Members in 2015 and provide a global framework to address sustainability challenges facing the planet.

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10/5/18
Soil Pollution: A Hidden Reality

“Soil pollution” refers to the presence in the soil of a chemical or substance out
of place and/or present at a higher than normal concentration that has adverse

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10/4/18
Navigating nature, culture and education in contemporary botanic gardens

Increasingly, humans are an urban species prone to ‘plant blindness’.

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10/3/18
The role of botanical gardens in scientific research, conservation, and citizen science

Botanical gardens devote their resources to the study and conservation of plants, as well as making the world's plant species diversity known to the public. These gardens also play a central role in meeting human needs and providing well-being.

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10/1/18
2018 State of the World's Forests

It is now almost three years since world leaders agreed to chart a course towards a better, more prosperous future for the planet and all its people.

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9/19/18
2018 State of the World's Fungi

The facts and figures contained in the pages of this report and accompanying website will probably come as a total revelation to many people.

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9/18/18

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