News & Blog – May 2009

New Red List identifies threatened trees of Central Asia

Posted on by Amy Hinsley

The vast and contrasting landscapes of Central Asia are host to over 500 species of woody plants, including wild apples, pears, pistachios and walnuts. As threats to the region’s forests increase, the Red List of Trees of Central Asia, published by the Global Trees Campaign, has identified the 44 species most at risk. The latest…