The first international "Fascination of Plants Day" (May 18th 2012) will be launched under the umbrella of the European Plant Science Organisation. The goal of this activity is to get as many people as possible around the world fascinated by plants and enthused about the importance of plant science. vifabio is supporting this campaign by collecting the most important internet sources together for you.
You will find more biological web resources in our Internet Guide - a catalogue of annotated and evaluated internet sites.
The Wollemi Pine is one of the world's oldest and rarest tree species belonging to a 200 million year old plant family. It was known from fossil records and was presumed extinct until it was discovered in 1994 in the Wollemi National Park just outside Australia's largest city, Sydney. The mission of Wollemi Pine International is to conserve the Wollemi Pine for future generations and to raise awareness of conservation internationally. Through public participation, we will repopulate the Wollemi Pine and return royalties to fund conservation of the Pines in the wild and other threatened and endangered species. ... [Information of the supplier]
The aims of the Ancient Yew Group are described as follows: To raise public awareness of the national and world wide importance of our ancient Yews; to survey, record and monitor the health of our ancient Yews; to highlight potential threats; to research and collate all modern and historical references of our ancient Yew heritage; to provide advice to help people protect their ancient Yews; to campaign for better protection and seek government support; and, to bring together Yew tree enthusiasts, providing an opportunity to discuss, enthuse and help towards achieving the above aims. ... [Information of the supplier, modified]