Save a species
Save a plant species outright today
There are an estimated 400,000 plant species on Earth - as many as a quarter are threatened with extinction.
The Millennium Seed Bank Partnership works with partner countries to collect seed from plants and habitats at risk from climate change and the ever-increasing impact of human activities.
We also save the seed of plants faced with the threat of extinction and those of most use in the future. The seeds are banked at Kew's Millennium Seed Bank and in partner seed banks around the world.
By 2020, our aim is to secure the safe storage of seed from 25% of the world’s wild plant species. The average amount it costs to ensure a species of plant will never become extinct is £2,000.
Choose the plant species that you'd like to save
We have collected together a range of plant species which you can sponsor outright.
To recognise your extraordinary contribution, we will send you a certificate and a photograph of the plant species that you are responsible for safeguarding. You'll also receive an invitation to go behind the scenes on a tour of Kew's Millennium Seed Bank at Wakehurst, West Sussex.
To save a species outright today, choose from our Galleries, or contact Jill Taylor on 0208 332 3248 (Monday to Friday, 9am - 5pm)
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