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Restoration of a tropical forest remnant with the aid of historical records and ex situ plant collections, Yunnan

Local project coordinator: Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden (XTBG), Jinghong The overall goal of this project is to build stronger public support for the restoration of tropical forests remnants on limestone near the Xishuangbanna National Na...

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Organisations Society for Ecological Restoration   Journals Restoration Ecology - produced by the Society for Ecological Restoration Ecological Restoration - published four times a year Ecological Management and Restoration - published thr...

Why Botanic Gardens?

Botanic gardens are uniquely positioned to play a leadership role in ecological restoration on a global scale. Over the centuries, botanic gardens have accumulated a wealth of knowledge on the genetic, physiological, horticultural and ecological char...

Fairchild Challenge/BGCI Global Competition 2012 - Finalists

BGCI is delighted to present the finalists of the 2011/12 Fairchild Challenge/BGCI Global Competition.  We will announce the top 10 finalists on May 14th, the top 5 finalists on May 16th and the winners on May 18th - Plant Conservation Day.&nbs...

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Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden becomes a BGCI Patron Member

BGCI is delighted to welcome Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden (XTBG) of Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) as a new Patron Member.

Restoring a 'holy hill' near Mangyangguang village, Xishuangbanna

BGCI China is collaborating with Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden to restore a ‘holy hill’ near Mangyangguang village. Much of the original forest has been converted to rubber plantations. This article provides a summary of the project and progress so far.

Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden (China) to conduct genetic optimization of its living collection of threatened plants

Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden (China) is working to genetically optimize their living collection

The Xishuangbanna Declaration on Botanical Gardens and Climate Change

The 3rd Xishuangbanna International Symposium on Botanical Gardens and Climate Change was held from 13-16 January, 2014. The declaration on botanical gardens and climate change was released as an output of the symposium.

Rubber plantations threaten Xishuangbanna

Southern Yunnan is home to China's richest variety of flora and fauna as well as the country's only tropical rainforest, but its very existence is being threatened by rising rubber prices, which have spurred increased rubber planting in recent years.

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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

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4th Xishuangbanna International Symposium - Saving all plants in a changing world

The Xishuangbanna International Symposium, held every five years, aims to bring together leading scientists to present cutting-edge research, address current debates, and assess future directions for research and action on biodiversity conservation and botanical gardens.

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Public Education at Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden

Public education programs at XTBG (Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden), China.

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