by: Virginia Mills, Library, Art and Archives blog
11 Dec 2013
To celebrate Christmas, the Joseph Hooker Correspondence Project Officer describes Hooker's experiences of Christmas during his Indian expedition.
by: Sarah Cody, Kew Science blog
09 Dec 2013
Sarah Cody explains how gap analysis is helping our partners collect the seed of crop wild relatives (CWR) for a project called 'Adapting Agriculture to Climate Change', run jointly by Kew's Millennium Seed Bank and the Global Crop Diversity Trust.
by: Eleanor Hasler, Library, Art and Archives blog
05 Dec 2013
Kew's paper conservators Emma Le Cornu and Eleanor Hasler had to think big when treating a linocut of the Pagoda by Edward Bawden. Here they explain how this damaged artwork was returned to its former glory in the conservation studio.
by: Dion Devey & Sven Buerki, Kew Science blog
02 Dec 2013
Dion Devey and Sven Buerki, from Kew’s Jodrell Laboratory, discuss their research into the critically endangered Madagascan plant, Eligmocarpus cynometroides
by: Maiko Lutz, GIS team blog
07 Nov 2013
Maiko Lutz from Kew's Geographic Information Science (GIS) Unit gives an update on the Sampled Red List Index (SRLI) project for plants.
by: Martin Hamilton, Sara Barrios, UK Overseas Territories team blog
23 Oct 2013
During their recent visit to the British Virgin Islands (BVI) in the Caribbean, Martin, Sara and Marcella from Kew’s UK Overseas Territories team were searching for some of the islands’ threatened plants in an effort to understand the dangers they face.
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.
30 Sep 2013
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) releases its 5th Assessment Report today.
by: Jon Nicholls & Jess Smith, Library, Art and Archives blog
18 Sep 2013
Digitisation Officers Jon and Jess write about their experience as new starters on the Directors Correspondence project – find out what they have discovered in Kew's archives.
by: Anthony Hall, Arboretum team blog
23 May 2013
Few floral sights in late spring can better a mass of bluebells carpeting a woodland floor.