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Vital in-situ conservation revealed on Nepalese Republic Day

New partnership initiatives to protect Nepal’s globally-important biodiversity while encouraging sustainable commerce have been revealed in a keynote speech at the Nepal Development Conference, in London by Simon Milne MBE, Regius Keeper of the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (RBGE).

Collaboration blooms between Scotland and China

Conifer conservation boost: from Chile to Britain and back again

The government of Chile’s decision to create a network of national parks over a massive 10 million acres has been hailed as a significant boost for leading conservation experts pioneering international ex-situ management and protection strategies throughout Britain and Ireland. Within the new network, in Patagonia, grow magnificent Fitzroya (alerce), tall long-lived conifers of particular interest to the International Conifer Conservation Programme (ICCP), based at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (RBGE).

Whiffy gingers provide pretext for conservation

Botanic Garden grows links with Nepal

The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh is a charity (registration number SC007983)