Saving the World's Threatened Trees

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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.


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.


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?

Magnolias are among the oldest flowering plants. They evolved long before bees and instead relied on beetles to pollinate their flowers.