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BGCI News Archives

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

Publication Year: 
21 Dec : Prisoners do ‘Time’ Learning about Plants
20 Dec : Hard Rain Falls in Botanic Gardens All Over the World
20 Dec : Botanic gardens lead the way for environmental education in Mexico
19 Dec : Plants and Us; New Exhibition at the John Innes Centre
14 Dec : New Plant Education Website Launched
13 Dec : Plant Scientists Investigate - in school and at the botanic garden
11 Dec : BGCI Appoints New US Executive Director
11 Dec : Rendezvous with French educators in Lyon
10 Dec : Tree-BOL to Barcode World's 100,000 Trees
07 Dec : All Change as Climate Threatens 20% of Native Plants
30 Nov : World's First Carbon Neutral Glasshouse
28 Nov : Biodiversity or Bust for UK educators
28 Nov : BGCI Annual Report for 2006
28 Nov : Paleoecologists inter-situ Plan to Curb Island Extinctions
27 Nov : Bringing Ecology Home - Quite Literally
26 Nov : Vanilla Showcase Funded in Puerto Vallarta
26 Nov : Plant Trail Celebrates Botanist in Dunedin Botanic Garden
19 Nov : BGCI Opens New US Office
14 Nov : CITES Manual for Botanic Gardens: Updated
14 Nov : Rare Cycads Bring a ‘Great Lift’ to Meise
07 Nov : Are There Any Greek Endemics in Your Garden?
06 Nov : Making Waves for Water Conservation - Latest Roots Out Now
05 Nov : Canberra Facing Severe Droughts: Water and Cash
05 Nov : Plastic Pots Recycling Sets Record in Missouri
05 Nov : Botswana Opens its First Botanic Garden
05 Nov : Repreive for Dundee University Botanic Garden
01 Nov : European Zoos Launch Plant Conservation Network
01 Nov : Training opportunity in botanic garden education
29 Oct : Plants and Palermo - 102nd Meeting of the Italian Botanical Society
29 Oct : Are Indices Seminum Really Worth the Effort?
29 Oct : Proceedings of European zoo educators conference now avaliable
19 Oct : Thorny Challenge Clears the Way for Conservation
17 Oct : BGANZ and BGCI Strengthen Collaboration
17 Oct : Mexican Botanic Gardens Grow Plants Agenda
17 Oct : Sustainable Sites in Botanic Garden's Sights
15 Oct : Bali Medicinal Plants
15 Oct : RBG Edinburgh Helps Plan Giant Garden in Desert
08 Oct : Foundations Laid for a Thai National Network
05 Oct : The Therapeutic Garden
03 Oct : Creating a Vision for the University of Latvia Botanic Garden
02 Oct : Great Botanic Gardens of the World
02 Oct : Bananas Bloom Outdoors in Wales
01 Oct : Peruanos Desconocen la Utilidad de la Biodiversidad
01 Oct : China Starts Countdown To Save Biodiversity
26 Sep : "Working Together for Plants" - 5th Planta Europa Conference
24 Sep : Active Learning Training for Educators
24 Sep : Taiwan Plans for "Tropical Kew"
20 Sep : Botanic Garden Voted Nation's Favourite
19 Sep : Farewell and Thanks for All the Botany
17 Sep : Namibian Garden's Desert Success
17 Sep : US-Russian Cooperation - Website Launched
12 Sep : 2007 Red List: Extinction Crisis Deepening
12 Sep : Mexicans Reaching for the Sky
11 Sep : New National Botanical Garden for South Africa
06 Sep : Judy Zuk - President Emeritus of Brooklyn Botanic Garden dies
06 Sep : Scholarships Available for 2008 International Diploma on Education in Botanic Gardens
05 Sep : Learning for Sustainability Resource Updated
05 Sep : Communicate Conference 'Going Mainstream'; 18th - 19th October 2007
05 Sep : Tbilsi Plus 30 Environmental Education Congress
28 Aug : Ginger Festival - Free Entry for Redheads
28 Aug : Botanic Garden Losing Collections to Drought
16 Aug : Three Gorges Garden in Crisis
15 Aug : Creating Partnerships and New Acronyms - ESD, RCE, MESA and WESSA
15 Aug : Emphasis on Eco-Schools
15 Aug : MEERA - Making Evaluation Easy
15 Aug : How Do We Ensure Learning in a Changing World?
15 Aug : Botanic Garden Provides Windfall for Local Artisans
15 Aug : Designer Labels All the Rage at Siit Arboretum and Botanical Garden
15 Aug : Growing Garden Guides in the Philippines
08 Aug : Boost for Bamboo Conservation
06 Aug : Plants Climb Their Way to Extinction
31 Jul : 2007年旅游奖学金得奖人名单
31 Jul : Travel Scholarship Recipients of 2007
30 Jul : Water Babies in Belgium
11 Jul : BGCI Welcomes New Staff
10 Jul : EastCentGard Brings Gardens Together for Conservation
10 Jul : Search is On for European Native Seed Collections
09 Jul : BGCI Opens China Office
04 Jul : China Launches "Mammoth" Plan to Halt Biodiversity Crisis
03 Jul : BGCI Presents Climate Change Report to World’s Scientific Community
28 Jun : North America Unites to Halt Native Plant Extinction
25 Jun : Conservatory for Botanical Science Wins Grand Prize
18 Jun : CITES 14th Conference of the Parties (CoP) draws to a close
13 Jun : 70 Tonne ‘Seed’ Unveiled at the Eden Project
12 Jun : G8 Renews Commitment to Biodiversity
11 Jun : Global Snapshot Sheds Light on Education in Botanic Gardens
04 Jun : Tofino's First Sustainability Camp: Success All-Round!
04 Jun : Second Mexican Botanic Gardens Day Celebrated in Style
03 Jun : New York Botanical Garden Funds Project to 'Get Kids Out in Nature’
29 May : BGCI’s Users Voice their Opinions on Education Material
29 May : Zoos Help Save Threatened Rainforest
25 May : “Plant a Billion Trees” Campaign Hits Target 7 Months Early
24 May : Silver Success for BGCI members at the Chelsea Flower Show
23 May : Education e-update: New resource for botanic garden educators
23 May : Linnaeus’ 300th Birthday Celebrations
22 May : Zoo review sheds light on visitor learning
22 May : International Day for Biodiversity
21 May : Roots celebrates Linnaeus; taxonomy and education 300 years on
20 May : IUCN provides right tools for the communication job
17 May : Gates Foundation Grant to fund Global Crop Diversity Trust Project
16 May : A Green Home Can Be Cool
10 May : Internet Encyclopedia to List All 1.8 Million Species
08 May : Alaska Botanical Garden Hires McGuinness as Executive Director
07 May : First Meeting of Botanical Gardens of Chile
03 May : Millenium Seed Bank Collects its Billionth Seed
04 Apr : True roots of the Hydatellaceae
02 Apr : Half the World's Magnolias Under Threat of Extinction
27 Mar : Arab Botanic Gardens Meeting
22 Mar : Global Biodiversity Map to Guide Plant Conservation
20 Mar : African Plants - New Scholarly Resource
06 Mar : Botanic Gardens on the Up
02 Mar : Climate Change Observations in Botanic Gardens Around the Globe
26 Feb : New Appointments
23 Feb : Japan's Botanic Gardens Organise for Plant Conservation
23 Feb : Dan Lutkenhouse 1921-2007
20 Feb : Dundee Botanic Garden Likely to Go
19 Feb : Juan de Dios Muñoz 1947 - 2007
19 Feb : Seed Conservation Essential for Food Security
16 Feb : Plea for Botanic Gardens to Help Save Frogs
09 Feb : Wangari Maathai Inspires 100's at BGCI 20th Anniversary Event
05 Feb : Botanic Garden Under Threat in University Cutbacks
02 Feb : Nobel Laureate Endorses BGCI Vision for Plant Diversity as Vital to Planet’s Wellbeing
25 Jan : Is Trade Threatening These Plants? Your Help Wanted
19 Jan : Bamboo is Latest Recruit for Army
17 Jan : Denver Botanic Garden Hires Research Manager
15 Jan : RBG Reaches Out to Ontario, Canada, and the World
09 Jan : New Year, New Botanic Gardens
08 Jan : SANBI Head Steps Down
06 Jan : Investing in Nature Program Comes to a Close
05 Jan : New Facility for Research and Education opens in Tofino Botanical Gardens