Press releases 2006

Spirit of Soqotra captured at the Botanics

26 Jun 2006 

The spirit of Soqotra, a little-known archipelago filled with botanical and ecological treasures, and referred to as the "Galapagos of the Indian Ocean'', will be captured in a unique exhibition to be staged at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (RBGE) from Saturday, July 1 to Sunday, October 29.

Strategy unveiled to rescue the Cinderella of Scottish nature

9 Feb 2006 

The intensifying urgency to conserve Scotland's most fragile natural habitats has provoked the country's leading scientific and environmental organisations to join forces in a drive to save the wealth of our non-flowering "cryptogamic" species, with the launch of the Plantlife Link Scotland (PLINKS) Strategy for Lower Plants & Fungi, at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh today (Thursday, February 9).

New Year Honour for RBGE Stalwart

6 Jan 2006 

Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh stalwart Sally Heron has been awarded an MBE in the Queen's New Year Honours, recognising 15 years' unstinting service as both an employee and voluntary worker.

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