Meet the people working behind the scenes at Kew, and find out how we use our scientific knowledge and resources to get to grips with issues at the heart of some of society’s most important problems, specifically those facing plant and fungal life and the environment.
There are hundreds of thousands of different plant species in the world, but sadly, we now know that one in five of these is threatened with extinction. But why should we care? Do we really need this much diversity? The short answer to this question is yes, because plant diversity means resilience. Watch Kew’s new video to find out more about why plant diversity matters and how our conservation work around the world is helping to safeguard plants at risk.
Meet some of Kew's plant experts and find out more about the impact of climate change on the health of the world's plant life. Discover why plants have such a vital role to play in slowing the pace of climate change, and see how Kew's global science and conservation work is helping to carve a brighter future for both people and plants.
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