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China Takes Action to Halt Looming "Biodiversity Crisis"
With its remarkable diversity of wild flora under threat from explosive economic growth, this week China announces a radical new ‘National Strategy for Plant Conservation’.
Press Release - Word Doc (406 KB)
Summary of the Strategy - Word Doc (1.3 MB)
Promotional leaflet - PDF (246 KB)
BGCI Projects in China
BGCI has been working with botanic gardens for plant diversity in China for the past five years, under the auspices of HSBC's Investing in Nature programme.
China - Hubei - Wuchang
17th March 2008
4th July 2007
The Global Partnership for Plant Conservation brings together international, regional and national organisations in order to contribute to the implementation of the Global Strategy for Plant Conservation (GSPC). This site is full of resources for anyone wanting to help meet the targets.