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What is your name?
Luigi Guarino
What is your job title?
Science Coordinator
What organisation do you work for?
Global Crop Diversity Trust
What aspects of biodiversity are you most interested in?
Access and benefit sharing, Agriculture, Biodiversity targets, Communicating biodiversity, Climate change, Poverty and biodiversity, Protected areas, Taxonomy, Trade and biodiversity, Traditional knowledge
What languages do you speak?
English, Italian, Spanish
Please use this section to introduce yourself in more detail, adding any other relevant information not included in your previous answers. The site administrator will use this answer to decide whether to approve your membership
My work and experience is in the conservation of plant genetic resources for food and agriculture, in particular ex situ (in genebanks). I have an interest in the application of GIS to conservation.

Luigi Guarino's Blog

Pavlovsk update

The story of the threatened berry germplasm collection at Pavlovsk in Russia is definitely going viral on the internet. Incredible coverage, most recently from VoA: http://www1.voanews.com/learningenglish/home/Housing-Plan-Threatens-Seed-Bank-in-Russia-101334344.html. There's a summary here:… Continue

Posted on August 24, 2010 at 12:58

Saving Pavlovsk

A very unfortunate situation is developing at the Pavlovsk research station of the Vavilov Institute in St Petersburg, home of an important collection of agrobiodiversity. It is described here http://www.independent.co.uk/environment/nature/worlds-biggest-collection-of-berries-and-fruits-faces-axe-2011015.html. There's a suggestion for action here… Continue

Posted on June 26, 2010 at 20:00 — 1 Comment

Agrobiodiversity is biodiversity too

In my latest post at the Agricultural Biodiversity Weblog I describe very briefly an attempt to bridge the gap between the biodiversity conservation and agricultural communities by combining data on deforestation and on the wild relatives of crops. http://agro.biodiver.se/2010/04/crop-wild-relatives-mashed-up-with-deforestation/


We sometimes forget that there is much biodiversity…
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Posted on April 30, 2010 at 8:38

Introducing myself

Thanks for the invitation to join the Biodiversity Media Alliance. I just want to use my first post here to say that I work on the ex situ conservation of plant genetic resources for food and agriculture, including crop wild relatives, but my interests extend to the conservation and sustainable use of agrobiodiversity in general, by whatever means :)



Together with my friend and colleague Jeremy Cherfas, I blog on these issues at the Agricultural… Continue

Posted on April 29, 2010 at 8:20

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