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BGCI News Archives

News archives are sorted by year - use the drop-down to explore.

Publication Year: 
08 Dec : Boost for Botanic Garden
04 Dec : Old Forest Stores Much More Carbon
04 Dec : Are Botanic Gardens Doing Enough for Conservation?
04 Dec : English Starfruit in Last Ditch Rescue Attempt
23 Nov : Seed Bank to Save Threatened Plants
21 Nov : Botanic Garden Celebrates GBP£5 Million Award
17 Nov : Trees Cleared for Bush in Bogor Botanic Garden
17 Nov : Wanted: Your Help to Plant a Billion Trees
14 Nov : World’s Monocotyledons: Checklist Now Online
13 Nov : Rare Sight in China - Climate Change Could be Cause
31 Oct : Climate Change Talk at Botanic Garden
27 Oct : Memorial Garden Highlights Plant Extinction Crisis
19 Oct : Educators Call for Worldwide Action on Plant-Based Education
11 Oct : Global Warning at St Paul's Cathedral
02 Oct : Botanic Gardens Reaffirm Conservation Commitments
20 Sep : Botanists Grow Plants from Historic 200 Year-Old Seeds
19 Sep : 30% of Botanic Garden Under Threat
08 Sep : Nobel Laureate Wishes Botanic Garden Educators Well
07 Sep : Call For Urgent Action to Prevent Mass Plant Extinction
06 Sep : European Union Launches Climate Change Campaign
23 Aug : Success Breeds Success for Education Congress
23 Aug : Buckwheat Success Story Well Underway
01 Aug : UK Invests in Chinese Nature
28 Jul : Are You Working With Biodiesel or Fibre Plants?
28 Jul : The Plight of the Bumble Bee Affecting Plants Too
24 Jul : Botanic Garden Helps Urban Regeneration
24 Jul : Botanic Garden Records UK's Hottest July
13 Jul : Happy Planet Index Puts "Poor" Nations Ahead
06 Jul : The Verdict: Climate Change is Real, Dangerous and Significant in Our Own Lifetimes
03 Jul : The Climate Crisis - Fanciful Myth or Clarion Call?
29 Jun : Botanic Garden is 'Greatest Wonder'
27 Jun : Urban Greenery Key For Future Happiness in Cities
20 Jun : Cornerstone of World's Highest Security Seed Bank is Laid
19 Jun : Botanic Garden Leads in Climate Change Initiative
15 Jun : New Website: Access & Benefit Sharing
12 Jun : Animal Magic
06 Jun : The Man Who Planted Jerusalem Artichokes
31 May : Virtual Botanic Garden Launched in Dublin
31 May : Green Week: Warning for European Biodiversity
22 May : Another Step Forward for GSPC
20 May : Whitley Award: Plants Win Through
19 May : No Messing at National Botanic Garden
19 May : New Director for Kew
18 May : The Titans Are Coming
17 May : Entire Continent’s Plants Saved From Extinction
15 May : Hard Rain at the Eden Project
11 May : Mushrooms & Lichens Lag But UK Makes Progress on GSPC
09 May : The Extraordinary Vanishing Bananas
03 May : The IUCN Red List – An Urgent Call for Immediate Action
03 May : Environmentalists Honoured for Amazing Achievements
03 May : Rainforest Road Scheme Blocked by Government
02 May : Botanical Garden Leads the Way in Sustainable Design
02 May : Managing Ecosystems to Fight Poverty
26 Apr : Mythic Figures Appear In Garden
26 Apr : One Woman's Fight to Save Endangered Shrub
25 Apr : Stark Warning for Threatened Plants
25 Apr : Technology Boost for Chinese Farmers
20 Apr : More Than Just A Pretty Place
20 Apr : Earth Day Celebrations in World's Botanic Gardens
12 Apr : World's Biggest Moss Garden Opens
11 Apr : Better Forest Management Will Help Mitigate Climate Change
11 Apr : New Botanic Garden For Sri Lanka
11 Apr : Death of a Russian Academician
10 Apr : Plants Helped Ants Evolve, Harvard Study Finds
10 Apr : Butterflies Attract People To Garden
10 Apr : Atlanta Flora Project Joins Millennium Seed Bank
06 Apr : Climate-Change-Resistant Rice Urgently Needed
06 Apr : Brazil Announces Massive New Protection for Amazon
06 Apr : Please Send Us Your Moths!
05 Apr : New Evolution Garden For Bristol
29 Mar : Fairchild BG Forms Partnership to Protect Cloud Forest
29 Mar : State of the Planet: The Brink of Environmental Collapse
27 Mar : New Staff at BGCI
27 Mar : Hong Kong Flower Show
22 Mar : New Book - Botanic Gardens as Maths Lessons
21 Mar : Sacred Sites are Key to Protecting Species
17 Mar : Dublin Palm House Wins EU Heritage Award
17 Mar : Endangered Cactus in Dramatic Clifftop Rescue
15 Mar : Traditional Medicine Leads to New Patents
14 Mar : New $23 Million Laboratory for Plant Genomics
14 Mar : Paradise Found But About To Be Lost
10 Mar : BGCI Joins Global Trees Campaign
03 Mar : Wild Natural Resources Could Lift Millions Out of Poverty
24 Feb : Faster Field Identifications Using Internet
23 Feb : New $50Million Botanic Garden For Naples Florida
22 Feb : Gardeners Get To Work in Tamil Nadu
20 Feb : Virtual Biodiversity Conference Needs Your Input
15 Feb : Ukraine Fruit Crops Suffer Severe Losses
14 Feb : Chicago Reporting Earliest Ever Spring
08 Feb : New Hope For Endangered Illinois Plants
08 Feb : Butterflies Relocate to Botanic Garden
26 Jan : Chihuly Does It Again
18 Jan : Frank Masao Okamura, 1912-2006
17 Jan : UK Scientist Jailed For Orchid Smuggling
16 Jan : Indestructible Seed Bank For World Agriculture
13 Jan : Henry Kock, 1952-2005
11 Jan : Etelka Leadlay Launches Taxonomy Book
11 Jan : Kofi Annan Appoints Ahmed Djoghlaf To CBD
11 Jan : Laos Opens First Ever Plant Exhibition
10 Jan : EuroGard IV - Botanic Gardens and the 2010 Challenge
05 Jan : OBE for Lady Suzanne Warner