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Kew Science blog

17 November 2014

There is a pressing need for agriculture to adapt to climate change, and learning more about wild relatives of crop plants could help us achieve this. Laura Jennings describes how collecting guides produced by Kew help make seed-collecting fieldwork as productive as possible.

A picture showing the white branching structure of the fungus entwined with brown roots
11 November 2014

Fungi are responding to environmental change across Europe. Kew scientists Laura Martinez-Suz and Martin Bidartondo explain ambitious efforts to understand what is happening.

Picture showing five men talking with an interviewer at the side of a dirt road. To the side, a botanical team are pressing specimens in plant presses
3 November 2014

To highlight UNESCO’s World Science Day for Peace and Development on November 10th, Serene Hargreaves from the Millennium Seed Bank describes how Kew is working with communities in sub-Saharan Africa to build a ‘Green Wall’ that will contribute to their sustainable future.

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Winter at Kew - not just the leaves have fallen - lower price entry until 31 January 2015

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Autumn at Kew

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The range of autumn colours on maple trees at Kew

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Christmas at Kew

A stunning trail of illuminations that light up Kew

Christmas at Kew 2014 - illuminated night time trail

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Tables set for a Wedding Reception in the Orangery

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Bright autumn colours of Acer opalus outside the Orangery

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Lanterns light up Wakehurst's beautiful garden this December.

Lanterns at Wakehurst during the Glow Wild Christms festival

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Plant Lover's Guides: Sedums and Snowdrops

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Temperate House exterior