Center for Conservation and Sustainable Development

 To safeguard Earth’s biodiversity through the collaborative development and
wise application of scientific expertise and resources


We will welcome our first Philip and Sima K. Needleman Doctoral Fellow,
Brigitte Williams, in August 2016.

Climate Change and Plants—Predicting and Planning

Research by the Missouri Botanical Garden combines bioclimatic modeling and innovative experiments to shed light on key questions concerning the impacts of climate change on plant diversity, with the aim of helping conservationists develop scientifically based protocols to avert the loss of species. Read more.