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NEW PAPER ALERT: What Are the Grand Challenges for Plant Conservation in the 21st Century?

23 Nov 2020 - 13:00

A new study by PCU researcher Lindsey Gillson and colleagues titled 'What are the grand challenges for plant conservation in the 21st century?' was published on 13 November 2020 in Frontiers in Conservation Science. A brief introduction can be found below. The full article is available here.

"Conserving plants in these turbulent and rapidly changing times is challenging, but nevertheless essential to the well-being of humans and all organisms on our planet. Plants supply our food, fiber, and medicines, regulate our climate, clean water and protect our soils, provide flood protection, underpin many cultures, and provide landscapes that restore and connect us to nature. Yet they face multiple interacting stressors and require urgent attention and decisive action that is effective, inclusive, and just."