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Meet the new tree from Cameroon named after Leonardo DiCaprio

January 07, 2022 11:41 am

The tree was assessed as 'critically endangered', as its habitat remains unprotected and faces threats from logging, conversion to plantations, and mining.

Native Hawaii fern that was feared extinct found alive

October 01, 2021 12:01 pm

“We’ll try to mass-produce them and hopefully reintroduce them into the wild,” said Matt Kier, a botanist with Hawaii’s Department of Land and Natural Resources’ Rare Plant Program.

Some 30% of global tree species at risk of extinction: Report

September 01, 2021 10:11 pm

According to the State of the World's Trees report 17,500 tree species - some 30% of the total - are a risk of extinction, while 440 species have fewer than 50 individuals left in the wild.

Blue bloom: Five new plant species identified in Bolivia

July 27, 2021 10:16 pm

Most of the studied Jacquemontia species are endemic and may face threats from invasive species, habitat destruction, and other anthropogenic activities.

Endangered corpse flower blooms in Warsaw, drawing crowds

June 14, 2021 7:55 pm

The endangered Sumatran Titan arum, a giant foul-smelling blossom also known as the corpse flower, went into a rare, short bloom at a botanical garden in Warsaw, drawing crowds who waited for hours to see it.

40 endangered plant species battle to survive amid growing tourists footfall, agriculture: MSU study

April 22, 2015 2:42 am

Among these plants is a rare finding: the only insectivorous plant ever sighted in Gujarat which is also the only one of its kind in the world.

Kukrail nursery offers hope for endangered plants

October 17, 2009 2:13 am

The state forest department is now turning Kukrail into an area to plant species that are on the decline in the state.