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10 Feb 2014
Elinor Breman, Species Collections Support Officer at Kew’s Millennium Seed Bank (MSB), reports on a training workshop in Vietnam that brought partners from across Asia together to learn about collecting, handling and banking the seeds of their crop wild relatives.
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.
29 Oct 2013
We are excited to announce the next stage of the Grow Wild campaign: your vote will help decide which lucky community in Scotland will be transformed into a wildlife haven.2 likes
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.
14 Oct 2013
On 28 October 2013 Kew Gardens will host a symposium examining the borderline between herbal medicines and food supplements.
22 May 2013
Kew has contributed to a groundbreaking report on the state of wildlife in the UK in time for International Day of Biological Diversity. It reveals that 60% of species studied have declined over recent decades.6 likes
11 Feb 2013
A successful yam cultivation project in Madagascar cannot keep up with demand for cultivated yams.