The 8th European Congress of Botanic Gardens (EuroGard VIII) was held in Lisbon during May 7-11. Under the theme of “Botanic Gardens, People and Plants for a Sustainable World”, it brought together representatives of botanical gardens to address many of the issues to which Botanic Gardens are contributing, in particular raising public awareness of environmental conservation challenges that our planet faces.
Prof. Chen Jin of Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden (XTBG) was invited as one of the 8 keynote speakers at the congress. He made a keynote presentation entitled “Environmental education in botanical gardens for children: theoretic and practical perspectives”.
Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Sciences. Menglun, Mengla, Yunnan 666303, China
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