BGCI has published the ‘State of the World’s Trees’
BGCI Launched the Global Biodiversity Standard
The Botanist Launched the Plant Conservation Edition
The Botanist launched the Plant Conservation Edition with every bottle donating £5 to supporting plant biodiversity and conservation projects worldwide.
BGCI’s State of the World’s Trees documents the conservation status of the world’s nearly 60,000 tree species.
BGCI promotes an efficient, cost-effective and rational approach to plant conservation in botanic gardens.
Threatened30%of the world’s tree species are at risk of extinction
Brink of Extinction440tree species have less than 50 individuals remaining
Protected Areas64%of tree species are found in at least one protected area globally
Experts+500experts collaborated on producing BGCI’s State of the World’s Trees
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The only global database of plant taxa in botanic gardens and similar organisations.
The only global database of the world’s botanic gardens and similar organisations.
The only global database of all known tree species and their country-level distributions.
The only global database of all known conservation assessments of plants.
An online database tracking conservation efforts for trees at a species, country, and global level.
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2021 Holiday Challenge
Help us to raise £30,000 to support small botanic gardens to work to safeguard plants that are extinct in the wild. The first £15,000 in donations will be matched!