Saving the World's Threatened Trees

Over 8,000 tree species are threatened with extinction

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Help us secure the future of the world’s threatened trees and their benefits for humans and the wider environment.

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Threatened conifers

New global survey of conifer collections highlights the need for further conservation action

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Malus niedzwetzkyana

Apple hunting

Giving the Niedzwetzky apple a helping hand in Kyrgyzstan

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Delonix pumila – Tree – Leguminaceae – Madagascar

Species spotlight

Delonix pumila - an Endangered tree from Madagascar's spiny forest

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We’re involved in a range of projects around the world working for the conservation of threatened tree species. Here are some of our latest projects:

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Threatened Trees

The Global Trees Campaign is building a selection of profiles for trees of interest.

Some of the latest trees we have added to the site are:

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IUCN/SSC Global Tree Specialist Group

The IUCN/SSC Global Tree Specialist Group (GTSG) is a global network of experts who, working in their own regions and institutions, all contribute to the conservation of globally threatened trees. The aims of the GTSG are: To promote and implement global Red...

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Did you know?

One species of Rhododendron (R. kanehirae) would be extinct if were not for collections made by botanic gardens.