Clubbe, Colin P.
Head, UKOTs and Conservation Training
- BSc, University of Birmingham, 1975
- PhD, University of London, 1980
- DIC, Imperial College, 1981.
- Honorary Research Fellow, Imperial College, London
- Vice Chair, IUCN/SSC South Atlantic Islands Plant Specialist Group
- IUCN/SSC Reintroduction Specialist Group
- Kew Research Degrees Co-ordinator for Open University
Conservation assessment, inventory and monitoring of island communities; capacity-building for conservation; role of botanic gardens in conservation.
Conservation biology with particular reference to islands – inventory and monitoring of plant communities; effects of management on communities, recovery and restoration; conservation assessment and recovery planning for threatened plant species. Impacts of invasive alien species. Development of botanic gardens, with particular reference to their conservation and education roles. Co-ordination of Kew’s higher education and international training programmes, including the development of materials to help build capacity for conservation.
Baker, K., Lambdon, P., Jones, E., Pellicer, J., Stroud, S., Renshaw, O., Niissalo, M., Corcoran, M., Clubbe, C. & Sarasan, V. (2014). Rescue, ecology and conservation of a rediscovered island endemic fern (Anogramma ascensionis): ex situ methodologies and a road map for species reintroduction and habitat restoration. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 174 (3): 461-477. Available online
Clubbe, C. (2013). Building Capacity for the Achievement of the Global Strategy for Plant Conservation in the Caribbean Region. Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 99: 147–152. Available online
Upson, R., Clubbe, C., & Hind, D.J.N. (2013). Nassauvia falklandica (Compositae: Mutisieae: Nassauviinae), a new endemic species for the Falkland Islands. Kew Bulletin 68 (2): 317-324.
Lambdon, P., Darlow, A., Clubbe, C. & Cope, T. (2012). Eragrostis episcopulus – a newly described grass species endemic to the island of St Helena, its ecology and conservation. Kew Bulletin 68: 1-11. Available online
Williams, S. J., Jones, J.P.G, Clubbe, C. and Gibbons, J.M. (2012). Training Programmes Can Change Behaviour and Encourage the Cultivation of Over-Harvested Plant Species PLoS ONE 7 (3): e33012.