Saving the World's Threatened Trees

Over 9,600 tree species are threatened with extinction. Help us secure their future.

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GTC update from Vietnam

Critically Endangered magnolia planted in the wild

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How many trees are there?

In April 2017 we published the first list of the world's tree species


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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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Latest News & Blog posts

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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?

Over exploitation of the huarango tree led to ecological devastation and the consequent downfall of a pre-inca civilisation, known as the Nasca.

Read more more about trees with important ecological roles.