This project aims to understand the ecological processes and actions that may accelerate the recovery of a cloud forest, and to inform the public about the long and complex process behind the restoration of a peri-urban cloud forest from an abandoned pasture.
African olive is a high ecological impact invasive tree at Australian Botanic Garden, Mt Annan (ABGMA) and throughout western Sydney. Control of over 40ha of olive forest has been now completed at ABGMA, and ecological restoration of these degraded sites is now proceeding.
Eden Project’s research and practice extends beyond the question of species propagation and re-introduction to focus on the question of the environmental conditions that exist, and the barriers that have to be overcome for successful habitat recovery to take place.
Over the past 3 years, BGCI has assisted botanical experts of Kunming Botanical Garden (KBG), CAS, to survey the woody flora of the temperate to subtropical forest habitat in the Zhibenshan mountains,
Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden, CAS is working with BGCI on the restoration of a tropical forest remnant with the aid of historical records and ex situ plant collections.
South China Botanic Garden is carrying out research in cooperation with Maoming Petrochemical Company.