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17 December 2014

Celebrating our achievements from the year, with thanks to our member gardens and supporters.

16 December 2014

As part of the ongoing research project to assess the conservation status of the world’s tree species, the latest Red List report on the montane tree species of the tropical Andes by Natalia Tejedor Garavito (Bournemouth University) in collaboration with BGCI has been published.

15 December 2014

Professor Stephen Blackmore, Chairman of BGCI, is delighted to announce that Dr Paul Smith has been appointed as the next Secretary General of BGCI and will take up the post in February 2015.

1 December 2014

We are pleased to announce the opening of the Congress website and the launch of the call for papers for the European Botanic Gardens Congress, EuroGard VII. The Congress will be held in Paris from July 6-10, 2015 at the National Natural History Museum.

26 November 2014

BGCI is taking part in the 2014 Big Give Christmas Challenge. We are raising funds to support sustainable use of African medicinal trees facing extinction in the wild. The challenge runs over Thursday 4th, Friday 5th and Saturday 6th December - a chance to double your donations to BGCI!

20 November 2014

The International Plant Sentinel Network launched its new website at the 8th Neobiota International Conference on Biological Invasions in Turke at the start of the month. The website includes resources, news and information about the network.

19 November 2014

Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation is commissioning evaluation of Communities in Nature, BGCI's five year programme which has aimed to 'grow the social role' of botanic gardens', Deadline to tender for the evaluation: Monday 1st December 2015

17 November 2014

The Red List of Betulaceae is the latest in our series of red list publications and includes assessments for taxa from six genera; Alnus, Betula, Carpinus, Corylus, Ostrya and Ostryopsis.

14 November 2014

The publication is an indispensable working resource for anyone with a serious interest in the distribution, habitat, morphology, and survival of the wide-ranging plant life around us. Preorderfyour copy from 16th December.

14 November 2014

Chic goes Wild! competition winners tookl in the sites of Shanghai Botanic Gardens last week.

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