BGCI’s State of the World’s Trees documents the conservation status of the world’s nearly 60,000 tree species.
BGCI promotes an efficient, cost-effective and rational approach to plant conservation in botanic gardens.
Threatened30%of the world’s tree species are at risk of extinction
Brink of Extinction440tree species have less than 50 individuals remaining
Protected Areas64%of tree species are found in at least one protected area globally
Experts+500experts collaborated on producing BGCI’s State of the World’s Trees
BGCI maintains searchable databases for those working in botanic gardens and plant conservation.
The only global database of plant taxa in botanic gardens and similar organisations.
The only global database of the world’s botanic gardens and similar organisations.
The only global database of all known tree species and their country-level distributions.
The only global database of all known conservation assessments of plants.
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Save Tree Species
BGCI’s Tree Conservation Fund is an initiative created to enable individuals, businesses and philanthropic organisations around the world to contribute to the essential effort to save the world’s threatened tree species.