Plant news from BGCI
It is estimated that up to 100,000 plants, representing more than one third of all the world's plant species, are currently threatened or face extinction in the wild. BGCI brings together the botanic gardens to work for plant conservation through science, education and horticulture.
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More 200 registrations have been received from across the globe for the 5th Global Botanic Gardens / 6th BGANZ joint Congressto be held in Dunedin, New Zealand in October 2013.
BGCI is delighted to announce that Kadoorie Farm and Botanic Garden, Hong Kong has become our latest Patron Member.
Brooklyn Botanic Garden (BBG) announced in late August that it was suspending its research programs while it grappled with an accelerating building foundation problem at its off-site Science Center.
Professor Stephen Blackmore CBE, FRSE, Regius Keeper of the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (RBGE), will step down in December 2013, after 14 years at the helm.
The Caucasus Plant Red List Authority has recently developed the Caucasus Plant Initiative: a Regional Plant Conservation Strategy, including 20 targets that correspond to the targets of the Global Strategy for Plant Conservation.