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BGCI Launches the Anthony Hitchcock Species Recovery Fund

With support from his family, the South African National Biodiversity Institute (SANBI), the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, and the many individuals inspired by his work, BGCI is establishing the Anthony Hitchcock Species Recovery Fund to support institutions carrying out threatened plant species reintroductions and recovery for their long-term survival in the wild.
19 August 2020
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BGCI Invites Experts to Join Directory of Expertise

BGCI is now accepting applications from staff members of BGCI institutional members to be included in BGCI's Directory of Expertise.
19 August 2020
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BGjournal 17.2 Published

The latest issue of BGjournal celebrates the key role botanic gardens have played in the implementation of the 16 targets of the Global Strategy for Plant Conservation, and through this, made a major contribution to the long-term conservation and sustainable use of the world's plant diversity.
19 August 2020
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2020: The Year of Biodiversity?

2020 was meant to be the year of biodiversity. Instead, 2020 is the year of COVID-19 – the tiniest fraction of genetic diversity you can imagine, but with an impact that was previously unimaginable.
19 August 2020
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Selby Gardens regrets to announce the passing of first Executive Director

Dr. Calaway (Cal) Dodson, the first Executive Director of Marie Selby Botanical Gardens passed away on Sunday, August 9, 2020 at the age of 91.
18 August 2020
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The Botanist X BGCI

BGCI is delighted to announce that we’ve partnered with The Botanist to further the conservation of endangered and rare plants species, through BGCI’s Global Botanic Garden Fund.
22 July 2020
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