by: Christopher Ryan, Tropical Nursery blog
07 Feb 2014
Nursery and Orchid Collection Manager, Christopher Ryan, reports on a recent orchid hunting trip to Cambodia.
by: Pat Griggs, UK Overseas Territories team blog
13 Dec 2013
On the far-flung islands of the UK Overseas Territories (UKOTs) many plants have become associated with the Christmas festivities for their seasonal flowers or fruits. Kew’s UKOTs team helps to grow and conserve them.
by: Amanda Cooper, GIS team blog
04 Oct 2013
As the GIS Unit gears up for its second field trip to Peru, I thought I would share some thoughts and observations from our first trip in October and November 2012.
by: Jenny Williams, IncrEdibles Food blog
27 Aug 2013
Jenny Williams, steadfast tea-drinker, takes you along on her journey of discovery into the heart of Ethiopia and the home of coffee.
by: Paul Little, GIS team blog
16 Apr 2013
Kew photographer Paul Little has just returned from accompanying a field trip to the Highlands of Ethiopia to research the impact of climate change on the vital coffee crop. Read part one of his diary of the trip.
17 Oct 2012
Eighty three percent of Madagascar’s palms are threatened with extinction, putting the livelihoods of local people at risk – according to the latest update of The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species released today by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). These findings draw on research undertaken by experts at Kew.
by: Justin Moat, GIS team blog
03 Jan 2012
Find out more about the GIS Unit at Kew from Justin Moat.
by: William Milliken, Herbarium blog
27 Jul 2011
Watch the video and discover how consumer choice can make a difference to conservation in the Brazilian savannas. Find out how Kew is playing a role.
04 May 2011
Two new bromeliads discovered as part of the Toucan Cipó Project in Minas Gerais.
22 Feb 2011
Scientists are trying to understand the high diversity of plant species in the South African Cape by studying one of the region’s iconic genera – Protea.