Thursday, August 30, 2007

conservation of plant species

About 8,000 plant species worldwide are at risk of extinction (not including the Schlumbergera sp., shown here; I just like this flower!) Conservation efforts aimed at plant species are as vitally important as those focused on animal species. Read more here .

Learn more at The Center for Plant Conservation
" " " The Plant Conservation Alliance
" " " The Convention on Biological Diversity
" " " The Native Plant Conservation Campaign

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