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Plant Conservation

The Botanic Garden at Oxford University is involved in conservation work of both native plant species and endangered plants from around the World. The Botanic Garden fully supports the work of the Global Strategy for Plant Conservation which comprises of 16 targets with a deadline of 2020.

# Episode Title Description People Date
1 Plant Conservation 1: conservation conventions, strategies and policies First in a series of four lectures on the Global Strategy for Plant Conservation (GSPC) given to third year biology undergraduates. This lecture looks at the events leading to the creation of the GSPC. Timothy Walker 20 Feb 2013
2 Plant Conservation 2: protecting plant species The second in a series of four lectures on the Global Strategy for Plant Conservation (GSPC) given to third year biology undergraduates. This lecture looks at how threatened species can be protected. Timothy Walker 20 Feb 2013
3 Plant Conservation 3: repairing the damage The third in a series of four lectures on the Global Strategy for Plant Conservation (GSPC) given to third year biology undergraduates. This lecture looks at how we can restore plant communities to biological health. Timothy Walker 20 Feb 2013
4 Plant conservation 4: there is no technical obstacle to the conservation of every plant species. The fourth in a series of four lectures on the Global Strategy for Plant Conservation (GSPC) given to third year biology undergraduates. This lecture looks at how, despite recent advances, there are still gaps in our knowledge about plant conservation. Timothy Walker 20 Feb 2013