Saving the World's Threatened Trees

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

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Celebrating the Global Trees Campaign's 20th year anniversary!

A photo feature of our past, present and future work and a chance to meet the team

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The people working to save trees

Meet Ibu Cici Viviani working to save Indonesia's threatened trees

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Plant conservation unwrapped

Basic terminology for assessing 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?

During the Middle Ages, Yew wood was used to craft long bows and spears as the timber was both strong and elastic.  This led to the exhaustion of Yew forests once widespread across Britain.