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Discovering and conserving plant and fungal diversity around the world. Updates from our researchers at Kew, London and the Millennium Seed Bank, Wakehurst.
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Kew Science 14h
What is our Economic Botany Collection used for? How old is it? You can ask our Economic Botany Collection staff this Wednesday 18th Sept for day! Just tweet us your questions...
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Kew Science Sep 15
🌳 Drones, drop toilets and mapping in Madagascar: the expedition to help stop illegal deforestation 👉
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Kew Science Sep 13
Did you know? 🏔️ The geology of mountainous regions affects evolution and ecology, making our mountains unusually biodiverse! Our Director of Science Alexandre Antonelli contributes to a new review in 👇
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Kew Science Sep 13
Want to discover relationships between pharmaceutical names for drugs and scientific plant names? We're running a workshop on 20 November. For more details:
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Earlham Institute Sep 12
We're delighted to announce Prof Alexandre Antonelli, Director of Science , as a guest speaker at on 13 Nov, to talk on "Exploring the , Traits & Uses of Plant & Fungal Diversity." Register:
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Antonelli Lab Sep 12
Building mountain biodiversity – see our review in Science to celebrate Humboldt!
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Kew Science Sep 12
From aircraft propellers to spices, our Economic Botany Collection is a diverse assortment of items from around the world that are made of plants. But what’s the weirdest, or biggest, item in the collection? On 18 September you can ! Tweet us your questions...
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Kew Science Sep 12
JOB: Want to contribute to our plant assessment work? We're looking for two species conservation assessors:
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Kew Science Sep 11
JOB: Help us discover the evolutionary history of plants and fungi. Our PAFTOL project is seeking two Phylogenomics Laboratory Assistants:
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Kew Science Sep 10
JOB: Bioinformatics is an increasing part of our scientific mission. We're looking for a Research Leader in this area:
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Kew Science Sep 10
Fires and deforestation are just some of the things threatening trees of South America. Help us protect rainforests by transcribing our tree specimens: 📷: © Victor Moriyama / Greenpeace
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Kew Science Sep 10
'Conservation champion' Michael Way talks to about what inspired him, the challenges he faces in his role as Conservation Partnership Coordinator and what new approaches in plant conservation excite him. 👉
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Kew Science Sep 10
Replying to @yesabamidir
Hi Ermias, yes our jobs are open to non-UK nationals too🙂
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KewGIS Sep 9
DRONE CRASH COURSE: How we mapped illegal deforestation in one of the last intact tropical forest corridors in Madagascar Video:
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Kew Science Sep 9
JOB: Have you got experience in collections management? Our Economic Botany Collection, which holds over 100,000 useful plant materials and products, needs a Collections Manager:
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Kew Science Sep 8
Kew researcher Tiziana Ulian is at the today talking about biodiversity and why plants are important
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Kew Science Sep 8
For only the second time in 60 years, our original Museum of Economic Botany is opening its doors for 📅 21 & 22 September. Meet researchers from the  project & discover a range of unique & fascinating objects:
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Kew Science Sep 8
What secrets can be found in the desert of Oman? An area buffered from climate change is one... Read more:
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Kew Science Sep 7
The southern coasts of Oman and Yemen contain a remarkably high proportion of endemic species, including some particularly weird and wonderful desert-adapted plants:
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Kew Science Sep 6
Did you know that a seed of a date palm germinated after laying buried for an incredible 2,000 years in a Herodian Fortress!? But how does seed lifespan vary across the plant kingdom? 👉 📷: Wilfredo R Rodriguez H/Wikimedia Commons
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