Bosques

Los bosques cumplen un importante papel en la regulación del clima a escala global, así como en la conservación de la biodiversidad y en el mantenimiento de las comunidades a escala local. Sin embargo están, así como la gente que depende de ellos, cada vez bajo mayor presión.

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    Voices of the future: Involving youth in restoration

    18.04.2017

    Young people have immense potential to contribute to forest conservation and restoration. Watch our video and read on to see how and why IUCN is harnessing their knowledge and skills to tackle some of the world's most pressing issues.

  • Mangroves in Cambodia

    What are mangroves worth? There’s no easy answer

    12.04.2017

    Our existence depends on flows of goods and services delivered by a stock of natural resources – our ‘natural’ capital. But as we have degraded the planet’s ecosystems, we’ve lost huge stocks of this natural capital and we are starting to feel the pinch.

  • BGCI was recently part of an expedition with University of Oxford Botanic Garden and Arboretum to collect seeds of Betula chichibuensis, a Critically Endangered tree from Japan.

    Centuries of tree taxonomy informs today’s restoration

    06.04.2017

    Have you ever asked yourself, “what kind of tree is this?” Botanic Gardens Conservation International (BGCI) has – 60,065 times.  BGCI just created a database called GlobalTreeSearch to help answer this question, and to support global research,...

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