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December 2020 Secretary General's Blog
Blog

Has anything changed for humanity?

Botanic gardens represent a better vision of the world in the work that we do in understanding and caring for nature – a glimpse of a more harmonious future.
10 December 2020
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Questionairre on Victoria amazonica and V. cruziana

Francisco Lopez is a student on the Kew Diploma in Horticulture at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew and is writing his final dissertation about the Giant Water Lily (Victoria amazonica and V. cruziana).
04 December 2020
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Survey: Sansevieria collections in Botanic Gardens

I am a student on the Kew Diploma in Horticulture at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew and am writing my final dissertation about Kew’s Sansevieria collection (reclassified as Dracaena).
04 December 2020
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The Impact of Covid-19 on Botanic Gardens Globally

BGCI explores the impact of covid-19 on botanic gardens across the world.
04 December 2020
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Q+A on the Shifting Social Role of Botanic Gardens and Arboreta
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Dr Murphy Westwood on the Shifting Social Role of Botanic Gardens and Arboreta

Globally, at least one-fifth of the world's plant species are threatened with extinction, making the work of botanic gardens and their experts in ex situ and in situ conservation all the more vital for our shared future
20 November 2020
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BGCI Launches Tree Conservation Fund

BGCI launches the Tree Conservation Fund, an initiative to enable businesses, philanthropic organisations, and governments around the world to contribute to the essential effort to save the world’s threatened tree species.
20 November 2020
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