News & Blog – February 2016

Global Trees Campaign launches a new grant for Masters students

Posted on by Victoria Price

Applications for a Global Trees Campaign student grant are invited from MSc students undertaking research projects focused on the in situ conservation of a threatened tree species. More than 9,600 trees species are threatened with extinction yet very few trees receive attention from applied conservation projects. One of the reasons for this is the low number…

One Tree Love

Posted on by Emily Beech

It is that time of the year again! Once again we celebrate some of the world’s most threatened trees as described by those who love them. This year we have asked project partners as well as Global Tree Specialist Group (GTSG) members to pick their #OneTreeLove. Follow your heart Daudet Andriafidison, Biologist, Conservation & Community…

Ethiopia’s botanic gardens embark on a tree conservation journey

Posted on by Kirsty Shaw

With the aim to secure some of Ethiopia’s rarest trees, botanic gardens and arboreta have begun to build the skills and momentum to reverse tree species declines in the country. GTC training and support is helping pave the way for an action plan to conserve Ethiopia’s threatened trees. Ethiopia is a centre of diversity with…