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31 October 2014

We are extending the deadline to upload you data for the ex situ survey of globally threatened trees until 1st December.

31 October 2014

A list of timber species has been compiled in order to provide a composite working list of timber tree species in trade.

23 October 2014

The Global Trees Campaign is working with our partners to collect seed from some of the world's most threatened trees for storage in the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew Millennium Seed Bank. We recently hosted a joint training course in Kenya, in collaboration with KEFRI.

16 October 2014

The importance of plants and the need to continue to support the Global Strategy for Plant Conservation (GSPC) was highlighted at the recent Conference of the Parties (COP) to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD).

Paignton Zoo, Devon, UK
7 October 2014

Paignton Zoo Environmental Park will host the next Botanic Gardens Education Network Conference 'Learning for Sustainable Development', 5th-7th November 2014, Devon, United Kingdom.

4 October 2014

9月29日,BGCI 在伦敦林奈学会举行2014马什奖颁奖仪式,王西敏和郑乃员分别荣获2014年度“马什国际植物园教育奖”和“马什国际植物保护奖”,BGCI中国办公室主任文香英女士代表两位中国获奖人领奖。

3 October 2014

After ten years of successful leadership, Sara Oldfield, the present Secretary General of BGCI is leaving to pursue new opportunities and the Board of BGCI, chaired by Professor Stephen Blackmore, is seeking to appoint a new Secretary General.

3 October 2014

A new report prepared by BGCI and published by the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) reveals that a set of 16 global plant conservation targets are unlikely to be met by 2020.

2 October 2014

Scientists from The Naturalis Biodiversity Centre and botanical garden Hortus botanicus Leiden have described a new orchid species collected during a field trip in 2003 to Papua New Guinea by Dr. E.F. de Vogel and Art Vogel

25 September 2014

Two new awards for conserving the world’s imperiled flora have been awarded to Chinese botanists by BGCI on behalf of the Marsh Christian Trust.

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