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AAFBG is now a member of Botanic Gardens Conservation International (BGCI).

Established in 1987, BGCI offers a global network of botanic gardens around the world for the purpose of plant conservation.  

For up-to-date news from BGCI, please read their news feed on the right or visit their website here.

 

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Chinese Union of Botanical Gardens Quarterly Briefing from October to December in 2017

2018/01/13 02:21
Find out more about the recent work of the Chinese Union of Botanical Gardens here.

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Qur’anic Botanic Garden Signs MoU with Islamic Culture Foundation

2018/01/10 01:35
Qur’anic Botanic Garden (QBG) welcomed Encarna Gutierrez, Secretary General of the Islamic Culture Foundation, to Doha on 20 December to meet with Fatima Saleh Al Khulaifi, Manager of the Qur’anic Botanic Garden, to sign an MOU, strengthening mutual cooperation between both parties.

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Wanted! Case studies on how your botanic garden has contributed to local society

2018/01/09 03:11
Wanted! Case studies on how your botanic garden has contributed financially, socially or environmentally to local society.

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BGCI needs your help!

2018/01/05 03:26
We would be grateful for your assistance with the reorganisation of BGCI’s website. We want to make the content as relevant as possible to you, and the website easy to navigate. Take our survey to help us improve our website.

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Two of the world’s 'tea' species extinct in the wild according to new report

2018/01/04 22:48
The Red List of Theaceae, the tea family, was published by BGCI today and identified that more than a third of the world’s Theaceae species are threatened with extinction. The report assessed 254 Theaceae species and identified 85 as threatened with extinction.

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2018 Damage Remediation Grants - Stanley Smith Hort. Trust

2018/01/03 06:00

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BigPicnic Third Partner Meeting

2017/12/15 01:32

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1st International Symposium held at Baekdudaegan National Arboretum (BDNA, South Korea)

2017/12/14 05:40
Baekdudaegan National Arboretum (BDNA) successfully held its 1st international symposium in Bongwha in South Korea on October 26th-27th. The theme of the symposium was ‘Future of BDNA and Seed Vault for Global Biodiversity Conservation.

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BGCI raises £19,748 for island tree conservation!

2017/12/14 03:24
BGCI took part in the Big Give Christmas Challenge and this year raised £16,553.75

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LearnToEngage Multiplier Event

2017/12/13 03:41

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Call for papers: Fourth World Journal Special Issue on Indigenous Peoples, Medicinal Plants and Wild Foods

2017/12/12 04:28
The Fourth World Journal is pleased to announce that it will publish a special themed, peer reviewed issue on “Indigenous Peoples Medicinal Plants and Wild Foods.” Manuscripts will be accepted until: April 20, 2018

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Contribute to the next issue of Roots

2017/12/08 23:14

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Call for abstracts is open - 10th International Congress on Education in Botanic Gardens

2017/12/07 02:08
The call for abstracts for BGCI's 10th International Congress on Education in Botanic Gardens is now open. This event entitled "Bringing Life to the City" will take place at the University of Warsaw Botanic Garden on 9-14th September 2018.

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Botanic garden research - complete the survey now

2017/12/04 22:36
As part of her PhD studies at Curtin University and Kings Park Botanic Garden in Perth Western Australia, Alaa Nayyef is carrying out a survey of resources and conservation focus of botanic gardens from a range of phytogeographic zones.

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BigPicnic BigNews - Exhibtions #2

2017/11/28 21:34

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