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Disadvantages often attributed to gene banks and ex situ conservation are that such warehouses cannot realistically hold ... conservation of genetic diversity. In most countries, scientific or government institutions have set up seed banks or other forms of stockpiling a variety of crop germplasm (the plant part useful ...
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International Botanical Congress Statement on Biodiversity
Make information on plants - now only available in herbarium, arboreta, seed banks, universities, and botanical gardens - accessible on the Internet to people throughout the world, especially to ...
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ECO-PROS Earth's Guardians
... toxic pollution, studying animal and insect behavior, lobbying for environmental protection laws, collecting seeds for seed banks to ensure species survival, cleaning up toxic spills, taking core samples of glacial ice, working ...
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The Regional Impacts of Climate Change
Smith and Lenhart (1996) have identified enhancement of forest seed banks as an adaptation policy option for maintaining access to a sufficient variety of ... animal losses, reduced capacity to support herbivores Management Option: Manage vegetation (e.g., add seed, remove plants) Management Level: Primary producers (i.e., vegetation) Step 3 Description: Biomass ...
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Seed Sovereignty: Resisting corporate monopolies on seed
Navdanya has also shown the way for resistance by creating alternatives through community seed banks, biodiversity conservation, strengthening exchange networks to save and share seed, and defending community rights. Hundreds of local community initiatives have now flowered to keep seed in ...
www.navdanya.org


Indian Children's Action Plan to Create a Better Future
Action Plan to Create a Better Future About Us News Earth democracy Seed sovereignty Food sovereignty Water sovereignty Organic movement Gender Education Newsletter Articles Publications ... after the interests of cottage industries. Encourage self-reliance in seed production locally. Provide national seed banks. Buy Ayurvedic medicine. Promote Ayurvedic medicine. Hold biodiversity fairs and Yatras ...
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Seed Banks. Plantlife A wild plant conservation charity. Information on species and habitat conservation. British-Trees.com Contains an interesting and useful guide to British Trees. British Seed Houses Company providing a wide variety of wild flower and grass seed mixtures which includes mixes to suit different regions ...
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Seed sovereignty
Navdanya has established 34 seed banks in 13 states across the country as we believe in operating through a network of community seed banks in different ecozones of the country, and thus facilitating the rejuvenation of agricultural biodiversity, farmer’s self-reliance in seed locally and nationally, ...
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Start vigorous exchange of seed. Cultivate for people, not for corporations. hold Bija Panchayat meetings to determine equitable seed sharing, use and management twice a year. Declare seed ... -free', `chemical-free' and `free from genetic engineering'. Seed sovereignty Manifesto on the Future of Seed Seed keepers Farmer's rights Mangalore rally Bija satyagraha ...
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Introduction to Plantlife in the UK
Whilst preserving wild plants in botanical gardens or in seed banks is an important last resort, it is no substitute for their wild and natural existence ...
www.plantlife.org.uk




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