Saving the World's Threatened Trees

Over 15,000 tree species are threatened with extinction. Help us secure their future.

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Saint Lucia botanist crowned as Disney Conservation Hero

Congratulations to Melvin Smith, whose work is vital to the survival of the Critically Endangered pencil cedar.

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Targeting tree species within ecosystem restoration

To celebrate World Environment Day, we delve into a few GTC projects which emphasise the recovery of threatened tree species within the ecosystem.

Xiangying Wen (right) working with local people. Credit: Xiangying Wen/BGCI

Championing the women working with GTC

On International Women’s Day, we celebrate the plant conservation achievements made by women globally.

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?

Bark from the red stinkwood tree is traditionally used to cure a variety of ailments including fever, malaria, stomach pain and kidney disease.