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From issue:   Issue:   British Wildlife 04.2 December 1992

Kew at Home not Abroad

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For most of its 200-year history Kew has been linked to botanical endeavours all around the globe. Still, perhaps, the most famous of them ended in the mutiny on the Bounty in 1789 (Hepper 1982, 1989). Here I hope to show that, despite their continuing interests overseas, the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew and Wakehurst Place (in Sussex) are also closely involved with research and conservation of the UK flora.

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"British Wildlife is the pulsating heart of the UK nature conservation movement."

Matthew Oates, National Trust

"The most important and informative publication on wildlife of our times"

Michael McCarthy, The Independent

"Packed with readable, thoughtful, up to date articles; written by ecologists and naturalists for ecologists and naturalists"

Nick Baker, Presenter and Naturalist