Saving the World's Threatened Trees

Over 9,000 tree species are threatened with extinction. Help us secure their future.

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visit the community Yuanbaoshan fir nursery near Yuanbaoshan NR – photo by Hu Xinhua from GIB

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Tree conservation techniques for non-specialists

Quercus Georgiana – credit Chris Evans, Illinois Wildlife Action Plan,

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Identifying appropriate conservation strategies


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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?

All cork comes from a species of oak tree found in Spain, Portugal, Italy, France and northern Africa.