State of the world's plants

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As climate change and natural disasters continue to wreak havoc on our planet, the world’s plants hang in the balance.

July 11, 2019

The Kew Royal Botanic Gardens published its report on the state of the world’s plants in 2017. The report provides a synthesis of the world’s plants by reviewing databases, published literature, policy documents, reports and satellite images. It also provides information on the effectiveness of conservation actions and policies in protecting some of the most important plant species across the globe, showing that it’s not all doom and gloom for our planet’s ecosystem. Check out some of the key statistics from the report:

Source: Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. State of the World’s Plants 2017: