Botanic Gardens: Using Biodiversity to improve human by Kerry Waylen

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Fernandes for the Zoo-Botanic Foundation, Belo-Horizonte; page 19 Fernandes M. Fernandes for the Zoo-Botanic Foundation, Belo-Horizonte (top right), Earth Botanic Garden (top, centre and bottom right); page 21, Suprabha Seshan for Gurukula Botanical Sanctuary; page 22, Jason Green for New York Botanical Garden (top right), Ursula Chanse for New York Botanical Garden (bottom left and right) rear cover page, Missouri Botanical Garden (top right and bottom left), Fiona Secrett for the Royal Horticultural Society (top right), Fernando M.

NTBG, 2005. National Tropical Botanical Garden, Kahanu webpage. ht ml, accessed 3 March 2006. NYBG, 2005. Serving the People of the Bronx. New York Botanical Garden, New York, USA. NYBG, 1996. Bronx Green-Up Information Folder. New York Botanical Garden, New York, USA. , 1998. The World List of Threatened Trees. K. , 2005. Preliminary Report: Survey of Native Species Related to the Afro-Brasilian Culture in the Urban Parks and in the Botanical Garden of Salvador. Botanical Gardens of Salvador, Salvador, Brazil.

Its mission is to mobilise botanic gardens and engage partners in securing plant diversity for the well-being of people and the planet. BGCI brings together the world’s botanic gardens, forming a community working in partnership to achieve conservation, education and development goals. Investing in Nature is a five year, US$50 million environmental partnership funded by HSBC, working with BGCI, Earthwatch and WWF. Botanic gardens linking biodiversity with human well-being is one of the six core themes of BGCI’s work.

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