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Wuhan: Congress Proceedings Online
The 3rd Global Botanic Gardens Congress has drawn to a successful conclusion. Attracting nearly 1,000 participants from 67 countries, the congress included 4 plenary sessions, 42 symposia, 7 workshops, and 6 network meetings. A total 202 oral and 145 poster presentations were given during the week. You can most of these archived online here.
The Proceedings on this website consist of Papers and Posters. All the documents are in PDF format.
BGCI organises congresses to enable botanic gardens to share experiences and information in plant conservation. The Proceedings of past congresses are made available to the public on our website.
3GBGC - Reports From Wuhan
BGCI’s roving reporter for the Congress, Sarah Kneebone, kept a diary of the event as it unfolded. Read her daily reports of the news from the 3rd Global Botanic Garden Congress in Wuhan, below.
9 April 2014
The Royal Botanic Gardens Edinburgh has developed a novel approach to tree conservation: incorporating historic and threatened trees in a "heritage hedge" which surrounds the garden.
9 April 2014
A mid-term review of progress towards the Global Strategy for Plant Conservation 2011-2020 will be carried out by the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) in October 2014. In preparation for this mid-term review, a draft technical background document has been compiled by BGCI.
4 April 2014
A workshop on the Global Strategy for Plant Conservation (GSPC) was held on March 31 and 01 April in Marrakech, Morocco.
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Challenges in Botanical Research and Climate Change
The 2nd World Botanic Gardens Scientific Congresswill be held in Delft, the Netherlands, on 29 June - 4 July 2008. The main themes are Conservation and Climate Change, Bionics, New Systematics and Future Issues. Registration for those wishing to contribute a paper is 15 December
See Wuhan Pictures on Flickr
BGCI has posted pictures from the conference on Flickr. You can share yours with us there too. Take a look and see who you can spot.