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19 March 2019
Five international botanic garden partnerships have been created through Phase 2 of the BGCI/ArbNet partnership programme. Small grants have been awarded to support the activities of four of these partnerships.
14 March 2019
Today, BGCI publishes The Red List of Tovomita, a Neotropical genus of Clusiaceae. Four species, (8%), are assessed as threatened, 26 species (52%) as Least Concern, 19 species (38%) as Data Deficient, and a single species is assessed as Near Threatened (2%).
11 March 2019
The First International Shenzhen Flower Show will be held at the Fairy Lake Botanical Garden (FLBG) from March 22nd to the 31st, 2019. The theme of the Flower Show is Flowering Shenzhen, Flourishing Life, and the theme flower, Matthiala incana, symbolizes eternal love and beauty.
7 March 2019
85% of children attending an organised open day at the Sharjah Seed Bank and Herbarium said their experience had: “increased their interest in science”. Just one of the conclusions that resulted from a successful Schools’ Project...
26 February 2019
12 February 2019
The Red List of Nothofagus was published this month (February) by BGCI and has revealed that 30% of all Nothofagus species are threatened with extinction. This is the latest publication for the Global Tree Assessment.
4 February 2019
Four new international botanic garden partnerships have been created through Phase 2 of the BGCI/ArbNet partnership programme. Small grants have been awarded to support the activities of three of these partnerships.
28 January 2019
The Center for Plant Conservation is pleased to announce the publication of CPC Best Plant Conservation Practices to Support Species Survival in the Wild. We urge practitioners to review the new guidelines that reflect updated knowledge about best scientific practice.
22 January 2019
A new video is now available explaining our Seed Conservation Directory of Expertise Dashboard.
San Juan, Puerto Rico
21 January 2019
The Luis Muñoz Marín Foundation in Puerto Rico announces the 12-acre Arboretum Doña Inés land transfer from the Municipality of San Juan. Thursday, January 10, 2019, marks the 111th Birth of the former first lady, Doña Inés María Mendoza