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Conservation action plan for botanic gardens of the Caribbean Islands

Conservation action plan for botanic gardens of the Caribbean Islands

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Published by Botanic Gardens Conservation International in Richmond .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Plant diversity conservation -- West Indies -- Case studies.,
  • Botanical gardens -- West Indies.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementedited and compiled by Brinsley Burbidge and Peter Wyse Jackson.
    GenreCase studies.
    ContributionsBurbidge, Brinsley., Wyse Jackson, Peter., Botanic Gardens Conservation International.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination36p. :
    Number of Pages36
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18165794M
    ISBN 100952027550

    The National Trust has been protecting the future of Cayman’s heritage since its inception in We are a nonprofit, non-governmental organisation created to preserve the history and biodiversity of the Cayman Islands. Through education and conservation we work to protect environmentally sensitive and historically significant sites across. The Institute for Regional Conservation, Delray Beach, Florida. Published from under the authorship of Gann, G.D., K.A. Bradley and S.W. Woodmansee. Gann GD, Stocking CS, and Collaborators () Floristic Inventory of the Florida Keys Database Online.. The Institute for Regional Conservation, Delray Beach, Florida.

    In Report on sustainable environment and development strategy and action plan for St. Helena, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew in association with International Institute for Environment and Development under assignment from the Overseas Development Administration for the Government of St. by: 4. Major botanical outputs included invasive plant species collection, including that of S. sericea, identification, mapping and Biodiversity Action Plan recommendations to mitigate the impact of invasive species (Kew Gardens Undated b). To view coastal biodiversity maps for all islands please see: Darwin Initiative. Undated a.

      Conservation genetics of Caribbean Zamia, presented by Alan Meerow. Structural evolution of cycads (Griffith). Phenology of Zamia, presented by James Clugston. Conservation action plan for Zamia lucayana, (Michael Calonje). Evaluating media for growth of Zamia species, presented by Chad Husby. Botanic gardens cycad collections, (Griffith). SSC Chair Dr Jon Paul Rodríguez is Professor at the Center for Ecology of the Venezuelan Institute for Scientific Investigations (Instituto Venezolano de Investigaciones Científicas ― IVIC), and he is a founder, past Board Member (, ) and President (, present) of Provita (a Venezuelan conservation NGO established in ).


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