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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.
23 October 2014
The Global Trees Campaign and the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew Millennium Seed Bank Partnership are working together to make secure collections of some of the world’s most threatened tree species. 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.
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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.