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TOP 10 FINALISTS BGCI/Fairchild Challenge Global Competition 2011/2012

BGCI is delighted to announce the top 10 finalists of the 2011/12 Fairchild Challenge/BGCI Global Competition. From this ten, the top five will be announced on May 16th and top three (1st, 2nd and 3rd) will be announced on May 18th. Check back to see who the winners are!

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Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, USA

South Plantation High School


Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden, China


Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, USA, Woodland Hills Junior High School

 University of Sofia Botanic Garden, Bulgaria  

University of Athens Diomedes Botanic

Garden Greece, Erythres Gymnasium


The Botanic Gardens at Kona

Kai Resort, USA. Key Largo School

 Eden Project, UK

National Tropical Botanical Garden,

Hawaii, USA. Kōkua `Āina Youth Initiative


Cherry Lake Tree Farm, USA

Mt Dora High School

 Eden Project, UK

University of Sofia Botanic Garden, Bulgaria

Vasil Aprilov Primary School