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Photo: David Attenborough at Kew Gardens

Kingdom of Plants with David Attenborough

11 Oct 2012

Explore the Kingdom of plants in the company of the world's favourite naturalist, David Attenborough.


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Charring the lime tree sculpture in the wood quarry

David Nash: Charring in the Wood Quarry

10 Oct 2012

David Nash works in the Wood Quarry, charring and branding his sculptures


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Photo: 'thermal’ lily (Nymphaea thermarum)

UN Meeting on Biodiversity says action in support of biodiversity is urgently needed

10 Oct 2012

As the UN Meeting on Biodiversity opens in Hyderabad, India, Kew joins representatives from over 170 countries to discuss a plan of action for protecting the planet’s biodiversity.


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Black Sphere (2004)

Announcing your favourite David Nash at Kew sculpture

08 Oct 2012

What's your favourite David Nash at Kew sculpture? We announce the results of our poll and shared the outcome with David himself for his thoughts and reaction.


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Photo of an aboriginal passport

David Nash explores Kew's collections

05 Oct 2012

As part of his residency in Kew Gardens, David Nash has had the chance to explore some priceless scientific collections and take a closer look at trees.


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David Nash at Kew: A Natural Gallery - Bronze Works

02 Oct 2012

View a selection of David Nash's bronze sculptures, on exhibition in Kew Gardens until April 2013


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Reminiscences from a year at Kew

by: Debora Hodgson, Library, Art and Archives blog
28 Sep 2012

Read Debora’s final blog post as she leaves Kew to begin a Masters course in Library Science.

Black Sphere by David Nash. Photo by John Millar

David Nash at Kew by John Millar

26 Sep 2012

Browse a selection of John Millar's images of David Nash's sculptures taken for the autumn issue of Kew magazine


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26 Sep 2012


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Grass identification workshop in Madagascar

by: Maria Vorontsova, Herbarium blog
26 Sep 2012

Find out how Kew staff helped local scientists in Madagascar learn to identify unique and endangered species of grasses.

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Yellow flowers of Thymelaea hirsuta

Thymelaea hirsuta
mitnan

Mitnan is a yellow-flowered desert shrub, the leaves of which are used in traditional medicine and the branches and bark are woven to make strong rope.

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