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Amorphophallus titanum
Blog

Charismatic Megaflora at the United States Botanic Garden

While this titan arum may not be cuddly and plushie-ready like the panda, it has got the kind of charisma that gets people excited about the mysteries contained in botanical collections: live broadcasts of the monumental fetid blooms in action are like the Fat Bear Week of plant conservation.
23 October 2020
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South Africa Sentinels

Since 2016, botanical gardens of South Africa have been involved in a sentinel research project funded by the South African National Biodiversity Institute (SANBI) under the framework of the IPSN.
22 October 2020
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Blog

Botanic Garden Science and Conservation: Falling Between Stools

It is common sense to incorporate biodiversity, botanical data and botanical expertise into both the planning and practice of tree planting - but this isn't always the case.
22 October 2020
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Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
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Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden Global Challenge: Unsung Plant Scientists

Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden and BGCI are partnering for this year’s (2020-2021) Global Challenge: Unsung Plant Scientists. This global challenge is open to all school age learners and celebrates underrepresented plant scientists.
21 October 2020
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Roots 17.2: Education and technology
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Latest Issue of Roots Now Available

The latest issue of Roots focuses on how botanic gardens have been engaging with their visitors during a global pandemic. It is now available to download.
20 October 2020
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Event

A Conversation with Peter Raven and Stuart Pimm

Biodiversity, Botanical Gardens, and Our Common Future - Why we need botanical gardens in Afghanistan (and everywhere) more than ever. Hosted by EDEN Seminars
24 October 2020
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