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As the #PlantsDoThat infographic shows, plants benefit society in many ways:
Achieving a bright future for people and the planet requires addressing a host of current environmental challenges, while developing strategies and skills to address new ones that can emerge quickly and unpredictably.
The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, agreed by the 193 States Members of the United Nations, sets out an ambitious framework of universal and indivisible goals and targets to address a range of global societal challenges.
The Proven Practice Workbook details how to implement sustainability measures introduced in the Sustainability Index. It is suggested to use these resources together.
As was felt recently at the South Carolina Botanical Garden, extreme precipitation and flooding can be exceptionally devastating. Excess rains can wash away trails, compromise bridges, and harm many varieties of plants in public gardens.
Soil moisture is a key factor in determining the annual progress of natural environments and human systems.
As spring arrives, it brings with it warmer weather, blossoming trees and flowers, singing birds, and severe weather such as hail, high winds, and tornadoes.