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IUCN Red List Update - Proteas
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BGCI member Fossil Plants guest-curates United Nations Biodiversity Instagram account on Protea conservation

BGCI member Fossil Plants will be sharing two weeks of storytelling about Proteas — 45% of which are now listed as Vulnerable, Endangered or Critically Endangered — on the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity Instagram account. Follow @UNBiodiversity and @yourBGCI to see more!
15 January 2021
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Lipstick on a Fig Tree
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Lipstick on a Fig Tree

Why planting trees avoids the real problems (and may make things worse. An online event of the World Biodiversity Forum
14 January 2021
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AOS Grants Available for Orchid Conservation

In its concern for the protection of wild orchid species around the world, the American Orchid Society (AOS) Conservation Committee announces that it is accepting applications for conservation project grants for 2021
08 January 2021
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Nature and Art Collaboration Opportunity with Jerusalem Botanical gardens

The Jerusalem Botanical Gardens, in partnership with Outset Fund for Contemporary Art, is presenting an exciting opportunity for Botanic Gardens
17 December 2020
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UN Biodiversity Instagram
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BGCI guest-curates United Nations Biodiversity Instagram account for a week on oak conservation

Our recent report, the 2020 Red List of Oaks, showed that one-third of the world’s oak species are at risk of extinction. We're talking about why that matters for all of us.
14 December 2020
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One third of the world's oaks at risk of extinction
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One-third of the world's oaks at risk of extinction, according to new BGCI report

An estimated 31% of the world's oak species are threatened with extinction according to data compiled in a new report by Botanic Gardens Conservation International (BGCI), The Morton Arboretum and the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Global Tree Specialist Group.
11 December 2020
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