BOTANIC GARDENS IN A CHANGING WORLD

The Proceedings of the Third International Botanic Gardens Conservation Congress

CONTENTS LIST


Botanic Gardens and their response to global change

Professor Vernon Heywood (BGCI)
Botanic gardens and global change

Professor Ghillean T. Prance (Kew)
Botanic gardens and plant science: a changing relationship

Dr. Wanderbilt Duarte de Barros (Rio de Janeiro)
The botanic garden and the conservation unit: an essential relationship

Professor Kunio Iwatsuki (Tokyo)
The multidimensional approaches of botanic gardens, especially in Japan in comparison with other Asian botanic gardens


Funding, development and conservation priorities of botanic gardens

Professor Carrick Chambers (Sydney)
Planning for the future in botanic gardens: corporate and strategic plans. How can they contribute to achievement?

Dominique Valck (Réunion)
Le financement des jardins botaniques: contribution a l'analyse des potentiels d'auto-financement des jardins botaniques

Michel Cambornac (Yves Rocher)
Industry and the environment


Botanic gardens and plant resource conservation

Dr. P. Wyse Jackson (BGCI)
Botanic gardens and the development of national germplasm conservation strategies

Dr. Alan Hamilton (WWF-International)
Conservation issues in international trade in medicinal plants

Professor He Shan-An (Nanjing)
Conservation and cultivation of the medicinal plant Atractylodes lancea

Ndam Nouhou (Limbe)
The redevelopment of the Limbe Botanic Gardens, Cameroon


National and regional botanic garden strategies for plant conservation

Dr. A.P. Vovides, E.Z. Linares, Carmen C. Hernández & T. Balcázar (Mexico)
The development of a national botanic garden strategy in Mexico

Hermes Cuadros (Cartagena)
Avances en la Organización de la Red Colombiana de Jardines Botánicos (Progress in the development of the Colombian Botanic Gardens Network)

Sergio Zalba (Bahia Blanca)
Argentine botanic gardens: present situation and perspectives of work in the field of species conservation

Mark Richardson, Lyn Meredith (Canberra)
The Australian Network for Plant Conservation


Developing botanic garden seed banks

R. Lira Saade (IBPGR)
The potential for cooperation between botanic gardens and the International Board for Plant Genetic Resources: a Latin American example

Dr. J.E. Hernández Bermejo and Dra Margarita Clemente Muñoz (Córdoba)
Strategies and ex situ conservation techniques in the Córdoba Botanic Garden: the germplasm bank

Lidio Coradin (CENARGEN/EMBRAPA, Brazil)
Estratégia para conservaçia dos recursos geneticos vegetais no Brasil

Kibungu Kembelo (Kisantu)
Rôles des jardins botaniques en République du Zaïre

J.P. Kluge (NBI South Africa)
Cycads - the Lowveld National Botanic Garden's approach to their management


Botanic gardens and practical horticulture

Susan Wallace (Bok Tower)
The role of horticulture in plant conservation

Dr. Daan Botha (NBI, South Africa)
Developing horticulture in botanic gardens: the role of research for the benefit of plant conservation

Dr. Michael Fay (Kew)
Practical considerations in the development of a botanic garden micropropagation laboratory

Dr. Tania Sampaio Pereira (Rio de Janeiro)
Propagating and growing endangered Atlantic Forest species from Brazil: what work is being undertaken?


Botanic gardens and in situ conservation

Dr. L. Olivier, M. Muracciole, J. Gamisans, D. Jeanmonod, G. Dutarte and A. Aboucaya (Porquerolles)
Inventaire permanent et conservation de la flore rare et menacée d'une région insulaire méditerranéene: l'exemple de la Corse

Dr. Gustavo Martinelli (Rio de Janeiro)
Atlantic Forest conservation in the state of Rio de Janeiro

Anne S. Bradburn (Crosby Arboretum)
Preservation of endangered species, an alternative method


Plant reintroduction and habitat restoration

Geoff Butler and Mark Richardson (Canberra)
Recovery programmes in Australia: the importance of community organisations in their implementation and success

Dr. Isolde Hagemann (Berlin)
The species reintroduction programme at the Berlin-Dahlem Botanic Garden

Dr. Angela Leiva Sánchez (Havana)
Creacion y exposicion de la vegetacion nativa de Cuba en el Jardín Botánico Nacional y su contribución a la conservación de plantas raras y amenazadas. (Creation of Cuban native vegetation displays at the National Botanic Garden and their contribution to rare plant conservation.)

Dora E. Móra de Retana (Costa Rica)
Reintroducción y adaptación de plantas epifitas en el Jardín Botánico Carlos H. Lankester


Plant conservation and botanic gardens in Brazil

Maria Angelica Figueiredo (Ceará)
The Caatinga ecosystem

Dr. Waldir Mantovani (São Paulo)
The Atlantic Coastal Formation

Braulio Ferreira de Souza Dias (IBAMA/DIRPED)
Conservação da biodiversidade na provincia dos Cerrados

Miguel Sereduik Milano (Paraíba)
In situ conservation of subtropical forests and southern campos of Brazil

J. Marcio Ayres (CNPq)
Conservation of Amazon biodiversity

Dra Ariane Luna Peixoto (Rio de Janeiro)
Brazilian botanic gardens and plant conservation


Education and environmental awareness: the role of botanic gardens

Julia Willison (BGCI)
Developing an environmental education strategy for botanic gardens

Terry Keller (New York)
Botanic gardens educational involvement in the local community

Nieves Gonzales Henriquez (Las Palmas)
Awareness and environmental education: support for conservation

Gail Bromley (Kew)
Education for conservation: the way forward at Kew

Francisco Villamandos de la Torre (Córdoba)
Red Educativa de la Asociación de Jardines Botánicos: situación y perspectivas

Andrew Smith (Hobart)
The role of botanic gardens in conservation education: the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens and ex situ conservation


Plant documentation and records in botanic gardens

Diane Wyse Jackson, Dr. Peter Wyse Jackson (BGCI)
Implementing the International Transfer Format: developing an international database on ex situ plant collections

Dr. Kerry Walter (WCMC)
The international plant conservation programmes of the Threatened Plants Unit of the World Conservation Monitoring Centre

Eduardo Dalcin (Rio de Janeiro)
SISTEMA ARBOR: um sistema gerenciador de bancos de dados para o manejo e monitoramente de coleçoes vivas em jardins botânicos. (A database management system for the management and monitoring of living plant collections in botanic gardens.)

Stephen Forbes (Melbourne)
The use of computers in botanic garden maintenance programmes

Dr. B.J.W. van den Wollenberg (Utrecht)
Developing compatible record systems for botanic gardens in the Netherlands

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