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The Global Strategy for Plant Conservation (GSPC)

The Global Strategy is one of the most significant instruments to have come out of the CBD. The Strategy provides an innovative framework for actions at global, regional, national and local levels. The Strategy has 16 targets in relation to Understanding and Conserving plant diversity, using that diversity sustainably and lastly in promoting education and awareness about plant diversityPlantNetwork is committed to incorporating the Global Strategy into all its programmes and policies.


Angiosperm classification

This document provides a summary of the pre-Darwinian Bentham and Hooker classification of flowering plants (Genera Plantarum) and contrasts this with the most recent evolutionary understanding of these plants through an understanding of their DNA sequence, as proposed by the Angiosperm Phylogeny Group.


Plant Diversity Challenge

Download PDF report of the UK’s response to the Global Strategy for Plant Conservation