News & Blog – September 2018

Champion for southern Brazil’s most threatened trees recognised through international award

Posted on by Jessica Walker

  GTC is delighted to celebrate the success of one of our partners; Pablo Melo Hoffmann, Executive Director of Sociedade Chaua in Brazil, has been granted the prestigious Marsh Award for his leadership in tree conservation. The Marsh Awards recognise the efforts of exceptional conservationists to raise awareness about the issues facing threatened species and…

Uncovering the secrets of Príncipe’s mysterious rainforests

Posted on by Jessica Walker

Two years of research efforts on Príncipe have transformed our knowledge of this tiny island’s diverse flora, bringing the total of plant species to 415. These field surveys represent a major botanical undertaking and led to 45 new records for the island, including eight species that are new to science. Príncipe is a remote volcanic…