The Red List of Acer: revised and extended

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    Botanic Gardens Conservation International, (BGCI) with the support of The Maple Society and the Maple Society Open Science Initiative, presents The Red List of Acer: revised and extended, published 22 Spetember 2020. This most important of maple conservation documents gives the conservation status of 158 maple species. The report reveals that one if five of Acer species are at high risk of extinction in the near future. Find our full treatment of this story at the first of the links below. The BBC has also picked up the story, which you can find at the second link.

    The Red List of Acer | The Maple Society

    Wild maple trees 'in serious need of conservation'

    Acer amamiense at Westonbirt Arboretum_Credit_Dan Crowley.JPG Acer calcaratum Credit H C Angus.jpg Acer griseum in the wild in China credit Anthony S. Aiello.JPG Acer palmatum at Westonbirt Arboretum credit H C Angus.JPG Acer pycnanthum at Westonbirt Arboretum credit Dan Crowley.JPG Acer pycnanthum credit Michael S. Dosmann.jpg
     
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