Fait vos jeux, but while there will be some winners, the odds are stacked against most plants doing well in the future.
Ecologists have found that weeds are far more valuable in supporting biodiversity than we give them credit for.
Finding a suitable habitat for Rafflesia arnoldii is difficult. While it produces the single largest flower on the planet, it’s invisible for much of its life.
A new model can help botanic gardens discover where they should source endangered plants when they want to aid conservation efforts.
Sunflower pollen can reduce parasite load for a bumblebee, but it’s not clear how.
Concerned scientists have come together to identify key threats and research priorities for a Threatened Ecological Community in Western Australia.
Ten golden rules might sound simple, but reforestation is a bit more complicated than that.
The strategy may pave the way for reintroduction work in the future.
Barcoding and morphology combined allowed identification and targeted removal of problem trees.
Policies brought into protect plants could also cause harm by restricting research into habitats.
There is great potential for further utilizing the global genetic diversity to advance the common good.
Degraded tropical forests are not lost causes. Restoration could help capture carbon and aid ecosystem recovery.