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by: , Tropical Nursery blog
08 Sep 2010


Story-telling and jamming in the Landscape

by: Chris Spring, Kew at the British Museum blog
07 Sep 2010

So much has happened in Kew's South Africa Landscape at the British Museum this summer. Find out about some of Chris Spring's highlights. Chris is the Curator of Northeast, East and South Africa collections at the British Museum.

Strange articles of trade

by: Virginia Mills, Library, Art and Archives blog
03 Sep 2010

The letters of 19th century naturalist and botanist, James Motley, in Kew's Directors' Correspondence archive tell the story of his journey through the Singapore Straits to reach Sumatra. Read about his fascinating encounters and observations of island culture.

Tying orchids onto bark

by: Nick Johnson, Tropical Nursery blog
01 Sep 2010

The team leader of Kew's Orchid Unit shows how we look after these fantastic epiphytes and divulges the secret of nylon tights in helping some orchids grow.

Take a look inside the autumn issue

by: c.harrison, Kew magazine blog
31 Aug 2010

The autumn issue of Kew magazine is out soon, so I thought I'd give you a quick taster of the highlights.

CNN panelists: Paul Smith, Ahmed Djoghlaf and James Rogers

CNN International's Earth's Frontiers Debate

24 Aug 2010

Is the loss of the planet’s biodiversity a greater threat than climate change? Join in the debate, hosted at Kew, on 25 August 2010.


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Conserving botanical paintings - upcoming demonstrations in the Marianne North Gallery

by: Rebecca Chisholm, Library, Art and Archives blog
23 Aug 2010

Read about the work of the Marianne North conservators and how you can come and see a demonstration by the team.

Natural Relationships - Partners or Pests? What lessons can business learn?

by: Polly Williamson, Business Inspired by Nature blog
20 Aug 2010

Nature has evolved different styles of relationship – ranging from partner to parasite – to cope with stress and change. There is much that can be learnt from nature by business organisations to help them adapt more rapidly to the rapidly changing or uncertain conditions.

Meet Kew's Tropical Nursery horticulturists

by: Nick Johnson & Sam Crosfield, Tropical Nursery blog
19 Aug 2010

Find out more about what goes on behind the scenes in the Tropical Nursery at Kew.

Kew helps celebrate the 350th birthday of Sir Hans Sloane

by: Mark Nesbitt, Economic Botany blog
18 Aug 2010

Jamaican artefacts from Kew go on display at the Royal College of Physicians - marking the 350th anniversary of the birth of Sir Hans Sloane, botanist, physician and collector.

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