Science and conservation
Kew launches new Science Strategy Our new strategy sets out how we will use our world-class collections and scientific expertise to make a unique and valuable contribution to plant and fungal science.
New MSc course at Kew Find out more about the new MSc in Plant and Fungal Taxonomy, Diversity and Conservation
Science blogs Find out more about the latest science and conservation work at Kew.
Kew is a global resource for plant and fungal knowledge. We have one of the largest and most diverse collections of plant and fungal specimens (living and preserved) in the world.
Kew Science News
Kew magazine wins at the GMG Awards
Kew magazine won the Environmental Award at the GMG Awards at The Savoy in London (26 November). The award was for a piece by Stephanie Pain called 'Saving for the Future' on the UK National Tree Seed Project, which appeared in the spring issue.
Beyond the Gardens: The Forgotten Home of Coffee
This award-winning film shows how scientists at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, are collaborating with scientists in Ethiopia (Arabica coffee originated from here) to understand how climate change is affecting wild Arabica coffee plants.
Plants & fungi in focus
Noble dendrobium (Dendrobium nobile)
One of the most popular epiphytic orchids in cultivation, this species is widespread in the foothills of the Himalayas.
Dendrobium nobile can be seen growing in Kew’s Princess of Wales Conservatory.