LAS COLECCIONES DE LEGUMINOSAS EFECTUADAS POR GEORGE B. HINTON, DEPOSITADAS EN EL HERBARIO DE ROYAL BOTANIC GARDENS, KEW
- It's the International Year of Biodiversity in 2010, but who's coming to the party? Jeffreys, David; Willison, Julia // Roots;Oct2009, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p02
The article discusses various reports published within the issue, including a review of existing research into the impact of biodiversity education provided by Spanish botanic gardens, another on biodiversity education in Bordeaux, and third on alpine biodiversity and the impact of climate change.
- EDITORIAL: EX SITU CONSERVATION - THE VALUE OF PLANT COLLECTIONS. Oldfield, Sara // BGjournal;Jan2010, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p2
The article discusses various reports published within the issue, including one by Diana Pritchard and Stuart Harrop on the role of ex situ conservation in preserving biodeversity and one by Abby Hird and Michael Dosmann on the role of botanic gardens in ex situ conservation.
- SUPPORTING CAPACITY BUILDING. Oldfield, Sara // BGjournal;Jan2013, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p2
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses various reports within the issue on topics including international partnerships for plant conservation, role of botanical gardens in biodiversity conservation, and the Sylvia Scholarship Fund for training young botanic garden staff.
- Editorial - Botanic gardens and the conservation of forest biodiversity. Oldfield, Sara // BGjournal;Jan2008, Vol. 5 Issue 1, p2
The article discusses various reports published within the issue, including the Eden Project in Great Britain and the Global Trees Campaign which links to restoration of forest biodiversity.
- The ATTRACTIONS of PLANTS. Flannery, Maura C. // American Biology Teacher (National Association of Biology Teache;Sep2002, Vol. 64 Issue 7, p540
Presents an article on attending the 'Biodiversity Research: A Scientific Frontier Opens for the Twenty-First Century' symposium at the New York Botanical Garden in New York City. Speakers; Topics discussed; Information on the book 'The Botany of Desire,' by Michael Pollan.
- Botanic gardens to act on ecosystems. // Horticulture Week;6/1/2012, p8
The article offers information that Botanic gardens across the world have signed an agreement for restoring damaged ecosystems of the world over 20 years, and presents that the Ecological Restoration Alliance includes Great Britain's Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew and Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh.
- Database for plant species. Gee, H. // Nature;11/22/1990, Vol. 348 Issue 6299, p275
Reveals that botanists at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, England, are compiling a computer database of plant species called the Species Plantarum Project. The need for a taxonomic database is so great that plans are proceeding even though there is a shortage of funds.
- Engaging British Muslims in environmental issues. Bryant, Mark // Roots;Apr2011, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p19
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- LASTING IMPRESSIONS. Clayton, Philip // Garden;Mar2009, Vol. 134 Issue 3, p216
This article describes the jade vine at the Cambridge University Botanic Garden in England. The author describes his unforgettable first time viewing the plant during its spring flowering season. The plant comes from the Philippines and requires high temperatures and space to accommodate its...