What is Biodiversity?

Currently, about 270,000 plant species have been identified globally, and new species are still being discovered. Humans have utilized various plants throughout history. The Tsukuba Botanical Garden conducts studies to examine the biodiversity of plants, algae, and fungi.


Objectives of the Tsukuba Botanical Garden

Our mission at the Tsukuba Botanical Garden is to understand, conserve and convey to the public.


Understanding Biodiversity

To understand how plant diversity created and how keep it, the Tsukuba Botanical Garden conducts plant phylogenetic and taxonomic studies.


Preserving Biodiversity

The Tsukuba Botanical Garden especially
conserves endangered plant species.



Conveying Biodiversity

We believe that when more people understand and respect the concept of biodiversity, greater efforts will be made toward conserving biodiversity.