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BGCI News Archives

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

Publication Year: 
20 Dec : Report of the 13th Conference of International Association of Botanic Gardens
17 Dec : Christmas Trees - BGCI and Tree Conservation
11 Dec : Calling all PlantSearch users
10 Dec : New publications available from BGCI
07 Dec : International Dendrology Society (IDS) Conference on Pests and Diseases
07 Dec : Special offer for Kirstenbosch Centenary Book
07 Dec : New brochure on the GSPC available
07 Dec : Updated International Agenda now available
07 Dec : Integrated conservation of trees - a new manual from BGCI
05 Dec : European Botanic Gardens meet in Spain
02 Nov : IUCN launches Explanatory Guide to the Nagoya Protocol on ABS
02 Nov : Improved access to Millennium Seed Bank Project seed collections
23 Oct : Edinburgh and Colombia formalise understanding
15 Oct : GSPC supported at Convention on Biological Diversity meeting
02 Oct : Deadline extended - Botanic garden survey on the Nagoya Protocol on Access and Benefit Sharing
26 Sep : BGCI and KABGA sign Memorandum of Understanding
25 Sep : BGCI remembers Prof. Qingwen Zeng, South China Botanical Garden, CAS, China
17 Sep : Updating the International Agenda for Botanic Gardens in Conservation
14 Sep : 60 year project documenting plants of East Africa celebrated at Kew Gardens
11 Sep : IUCN and Microsoft team up to tackle species extinction
07 Sep : Outgoing Director of Kew calls for new deal for plants
03 Sep : Botanic garden survey on the Nagoya Protocol on Access and Benefit Sharing
17 Aug : Momentous Day for Key Tree Cactus
27 Jul : National action plan for ex-situ conservation in Finland to be funded by the EU LIFE programme
26 Jul : International trade in wild species contributes to livelihoods of the rural poor
27 Jun : Wales becomes first country to DNA barcode all flowering plants
13 Jun : Richard Deverell to succeed Professor Stephen Hopper as Director of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
08 Jun : Conclusions of Eurogard VI
23 May : Prince of Wales helps launch Ecological Restoration Alliance
18 May : Restoring the Earth: Botanic Gardens join forces to launch Ecological Restoration Alliance
16 May : New visitor centre opens at Brooklyn Botanic Garden
08 May : Global Strategy for Plant Conservation under review at Convention on Biological Diversity meeting
24 Apr : Progress in implementing China’s Strategy for Plant Conservation (CSPC) reviewed
23 Apr : Four leading botanical gardens to create first online catalogue of all plants
16 Apr : Joint UK and Iraqi team set to work on major new conservation initiative in Iraq
21 Mar : Final project meeting for the Catalogue of Life’s 4D4Life project
21 Mar : Assessing the conservation value of ex situ collections
01 Mar : BGCI and SANBI hold African Regional Plant Conservation Workshops
06 Feb : BGCI launches ‘Advanced Search’ function for GardenSearch database
24 Jan : Al Ain Zoo invites Community to ‘Walk for Wildlife’
23 Jan : Update on the cyclone damage at Auroville Botanical Garden
23 Jan : 100 Plant Facts - new publication for children launched in association with BGCI
11 Jan : New bank where deposits are guaranteed to grow
03 Jan : Cyclone hits Auroville Botanical Gardens