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.
15 Sep 2010
A chance to see behind the scenes in Kew’s Herbarium, Library, Art & Archives.
13 Sep 2010
Working in partnership with Kew and the Zoological Society of London (ZSL), the Natural History Museum launches The Big Nature Debate to explore public concerns about biodiversity loss ahead of the Conference of the Parties of the Convention on Biological Diversity in Nagoya, Japan.13 likes
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.
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 2010.5 likes
23 Aug 2010
Read about the work of the Marianne North conservators and how you can come and see a demonstration by the team.
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.
17 Aug 2010
Read about the new Library, Art & Archives Reading Room and how it has transformed services for staff and visitors.
26 Jul 2010
At Kew Gardens today, Environment Secretary Caroline Spelman signalled a new approach to environment policy, calling for everyone, from birdwatchers to big business, to shape the government’s Natural Environment White Paper.12 likes
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Specialist science news
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.