World’s botanic gardens contain a third of all known plants

The world’s botanic gardens contain a third of all known plants – housing almost half those in danger of being wiped out, according to new research. At least 30 per cent are conserved outside their original ecosystem in these floral paradises. And they include 41 per cent of all those classed as “threatened.” Scientist warn … Continue reading World’s botanic gardens contain a third of all known plants