Chris Packham: Why biodiversity begins at home

‘It’s one planet with one massive problem and one chance to sort it out’

  • In a wide-ranging interview for the summer edition of the Botanics Magazine, conservationist and broadcaster Chris Packham explains why happiness begins with nature and why organisations such as the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh can help shift mindsets in the biodiversity debate.

    ‘The Garden welcomes people to look at an enormously rich and diverse repository of life from all over the world. Visitors don’t just see it on a flat screen, they get to feel it, hear it, smell it, touch it.’

    The Botanics Magazine is published three times a year for Members of the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (RBGE). Inside its pages you can discover more about the precious plant collection in our care and the fascinating work that goes on behind the scenes to 'Explore, explain and conserve the world of plants for a better future'. We hope it will inspire you with all there is to discover and be part of the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh.

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