Science and conservation news
Keep up to date with the latest science and conservation news and blogs from Kew. Here you will find all the latest articles about our work in the UK and around the world. Research news of interest to specialists is reported in our specialist science news page and our newsletter Kew Scientist.
17 Dec 2010
Kew's Archives Graduate Trainee, Sarah, blogs about her fascinating work and the new skills she is gaining three months in.
10 Dec 2010
A new partnership involving Kew and led by The Global Crop Diversity Trust announced a major global search to find, gather, catalogue, use, and save the wild relatives of essential food crops, to help protect global food supplies against the imminent threat of climate change, and strengthen future food security.5 likes
07 Dec 2010
A new study led by Oxford University and involving Kew has revealed that of the estimated 70,000 species of flowering plants yet to be described by scientists, more than half may already have been collected but are lying unknown and unrecognised in collections around the world.5 likes
07 Dec 2010
Applications are now open for two positions on the Kew Board of Trustees.0 likes
06 Dec 2010
This year Kew magazine had two articles in the finals of the Garden Media Guild awards. Two books from Kew Publishing were also shortlisted. Find out more about the event and the awards that we were up for.
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14 Mar 2014
China Williams, from Kew’s Conventions and Policy Section, reports on the latest international meeting to discuss a new legally binding regime governing access to genetic resources and the fair and equitable sharing of benefits – the Nagoya Protocol.
07 Mar 2014
William Milliken, Head of Kew's Tropical America team, examines the importance of Kew's collection of over seven million herbarium specimens, and how this resource is being used to tackle the global challenges of our time.
08 Nov 2012
A new study from Kew suggests that Arabica coffee could be extinct in the wild within 70 years.