Saving the World's Threatened Trees

Over 10,000 tree species are threatened with extinction. Help us secure their future.

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Principe

Survey success

GTC surveys in Príncipe find eight new tree species

Pablo Hoffmann with his favourite tree, Sassafras, Ocotea odorifera

Prized people

GTC partner, Pablo Hoffman, recognised with prestigious award

Dalbergia stevensonii

A Tree Crime

Discover more about illegal wildlife trade in tree species

Projects

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?

The giant redwood, is the biggest tree in the world. The biggest individual tree is named ‘General Sherman’ and has a circumference near the ground of 31.1m.