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BGCI Supports Collaboration Between Botanic Gardens: the Environment and Artistic Photo Exhibition, Sound of Nature at Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanic Garden

With sponsorship from a 2004/05 BGCI Travel Scholarship, two young technological staff members of the Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanic Garden (XTBG), China, Duan Qi-wu and Yan Tao, undertook three-weeks training from 27 February to 20 March 2005 at Hong Kong's Kadoorie Farm and Botanic Garden (KFBG).

Bioenergy plant collection and research in the Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden

Development of sustainable bioenergy can reduce our reliance on fossil fuels, improve environmental quality, and increase the income of farmers. The development of the bioenergy industry will very much depend on the use of feedstocks and their genetic resources for breeding.

Genetic optimization of trees in living collections

Improving ex situ conservation of threatened species – initial results of a pilot project Introduction In the face of rapid habitat loss and heightened threats to biodiversity, ex-situ conservation has become an increasingly important strateg...

BGCI-Kadoorie Farm and Botanic Garden travel scholarship programme

Celebrating a Decade of Collaboration for Capacity Building in Plant Conservation

Approaches to tree conservation

BGCI’s work in China includes a range of projects to ensure the survival of threatened tree species

News from Chinese Botanic Gardens

A review of the latest goings on in the botanic gardens of China, including plans for the largest greenhouse in China to be built in Shanghai Botanic Garden and the expansion of the Xishuangbannan Tropical Botanical Garden.

Cultivate 45: Luxury Shooping Supports Conservation

Cultivate from BGCI

Sino-American botanical exchange: characteristics of success and lessons learnt

Studies show that the most successful collaborations involve meaningful institutional commitments that last over time

Cultivate 72: Prizes, conferences and publications


Cultivate 58: Springing into action


The importance of botanic gardens in Chinese cities

China has around 234 botanic gardens and arboreta generally designated by the Government as research and development centres for plant diversity conservation and sustainable utilisation.

Ex situ plant conservation: A key role of Chinese botanic gardens in implementing China's Strategy for Plant Conservation

Chinese botanic gardens have prioritised the conservation of rare and threatened species and are progressing rapidly towards GSPC Target 8

The role of botanic gardens in building capacity for plant conservation

Accelerated and increased investment in capacity building is required to meet plant conservation targets. Botanic gardens are making a valuable contribution

The role of botanic gardens in supporting the conservation and sustainable use of non-timber forest products

Commercial logging to satisfy the growing demand for cheap timber has been one of the main threats to the world’s forests. A landmark study in the late 1980s commissioned by the International Tropical Timber Organisation (ITTO) revealed the lack of sustainability in tropical timber production...

Botanical buffet - the importance of living collections for plant systematics

Botanic gardens have plenty of uses, but I want to talk about just one aspect here: how important are the living collections for systematics and taxonomic research?