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.
11 Aug 2009
By providing scientific support of international standing, Kew is helping local communities to protect their natural heritage.8 likes
10 Aug 2009
Kew has worked in Southern Africa for many years, and we have built a network of successful partnerships and projects in this region. By recording the variety of plant life in Southern Africa we identify threatened species and regions and help save plant life and habitats under threat.4 likes
10 Aug 2009
Kew works to record the diversity of plant life across the region and help conserve the species most at risk.8 likes
07 Aug 2009
Tim Pearce is a regional co-ordinator at Kew’s Millennium Seed Bank partnership. Tim reflects on his most recent seed collecting trip to Kenya and talks about his concern for the unique plant life in the region.13 likes
07 Aug 2009
By recording the variety of plant life across Africa we identify threatened species and regions and help save plant life and habitats under threat.2 likes
Kew's Millennium Seed Bank discovers why new saltbush seedlings along the Namibian coastline are struggling to survive
06 Aug 2009
Kew’s Millennium Seed Bank rescues vulnerable vegetation along the Namibian coast to save the region’s plants and rare wildlife for future generations.4 likes
22 Jul 2009
Kew 's Millennium Seed Bank provides the central theme for the UK Pavilion at Shanghai Expo 2010.12 likes
21 Jul 2009
Kew has the oldest living orchid collection in existence, dating back over 200 years. Kew's botanists study the orchid flora of many countries around the world to help further orchid conservation.1 like
15 Jul 2009
Tahina spectabilis joins a 380 million year old fossilised fish and the world's longest insect in the Top 10 List of New species described in 2008, announced by the International Institute for Species Exploration at Arizona State University.8 likes
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29 Nov 2013
Tom Heller from Kew’s Millennium Seed Bank brings partners from across the Caribbean together to learn about banking seeds of their native plants.
08 Nov 2012
A new study from Kew suggests that Arabica coffee could be extinct in the wild within 70 years.
14 Sep 2011
The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew announced today that Director (CEO and Chief Scientist), Professor Stephen Hopper FLS will step down in autumn 2012 after six years in the job.