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THE GARDEN'S SECRETS
Come visit our rockeries! It's time to discover new blooms every day
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NEWS
Jardin des Palmiers
1st edition of the
 "Jardin des Palmiers"
 Day
- CSRS Ivory Coast
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Lichens
 CQFD broadcast:
 The incredible world of
 Lichens
 Run time: 24'
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RTS Découverte
 RTS Découverte:
 CJBG's Pascal Martin
 makes us discover our
 forests' pine cones.
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tropical greenhouse
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Symbol & Sensitivity
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EXHIBITION
Symbol & Sensitivity
May 24 to October 13
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symbol and sensitivity meditation
Meditation
Next session: September 19
symboles et sentiments - visite nocturne
Nocturnal visit with a flashlight
Registration needed
September 21-22
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symboles et sentiments conférence
Cycle de conférence
Symbols, sensations & sensitivities, plants' secrets
October 1st
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Symbolism of a bouquet
Every week
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WORKSHOPS
the Green Workshops 2019-2020
GREEN WORKSHOPS 2019-2020
For children on Wednesday afternoon
Registrations open !
Still a few openings left!
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SCHOOL VISITS
School visits 2019-2020
AUTUMN 2019 PROGRAMME
For grades 6P and above
Learn more here !
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GUIDED TOURS
GUIDED TOURS
Next visits:
The Gardener's visit
September 19
Beware... Carnivorous plants!
September 24
Check out the programme
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Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de la Ville de Genève


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La recherche scientifique aux CJB

From ecosystems to genes, the CJB concentrates on the study of plants and fungi, as well as the biodiversity that they represent.
Our research is based on field exploration to collect plants and to study natural habitats. It is also conducted from the point of view of the laboratory, such as in population genetics, phylogeny, micro-morphology, GIS and remote detection. The use of our herbaria, which houses one of the largest collections of plants and fungi, and of the library, is equally as important in our research and in our understanding of the biodiversity of the living world.
The results of these investigations are diffused to a large public through our scientific publications or databases that are accessible on-line. These resources allow our institution to play a key role in the management and conservation of the environment and to actively address the challenges connected to the loss of biodiversity in Switzerland or in the various different regions of the globe in which our scientists are active (e.g. Corsica, Madagascar, Ivory Coast, the Mediterranean, Paraguay, Brazil).

Our research is integrated in the activities of the Laboratoire de Systématique végétale et de Biodiversité, that is one of 8 University laboratories of the Department of Plant Science of the University of Geneva. It is run by Prof. D. Jeanmonod.

La recherche scientifique aux CJB