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Krishnan Guru-Murthy reappointed to board of trustees of Royal Botanic Gardens

Guru-Murthy will serve his second term as a trustee of Kew Gardens




Guru-Murthy was first appointed to the Board of Trustees in 2018   Credit: Channel 4

British broadcaster and journalist Krishnan Guru-Murthy has been reappointed to the Board of Trustees for Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, a non-departmental public body and botanical research institution responsible for Kew Gardens in London, UK, and Kew Wakehurst in Surrey, UK.

Guru-Murthy, who presents Channel 4 News and Unreported World, was first appointed to the board in 2018 and will serve his second term from January 2022 to 2024.

He will serve alongside chair Dame Amelia Fawcett and fellow trustees Judith Batchelar, Sarah Flannigan, Professor Sue Hartley, Nick Baird, Sir Paul Nurse, Professor Liam Dolan, Jantiene Klien Roseboom van der Veer and David Richardson.

Adopted as a national botanical garden in 1840 by William Cavendish and the Royal Horticultural Society, Kew Gardens has been a UNESCO World Heritage site since 2003.

Located in South-West London, the attraction features 132 hectares of landscaped gardens and is home to the world’s largest and most diverse botanical and mycological collections, including 27,000 species of living plant, 8.3 million plant and fungal herbarium specimens and over 40,000 species in its seed bank at Kew Wakehurst in Surrey,

It welcomes 2.24 million visitors per year, while Kew Wakehurst, which features the world’s largest wild seed bank, receives 340,000 visitors a year.

Kew Gardens is home to the world’s largest and most diverse botanical and mycological collections   CREDIT: PA



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Krishnan Guru-Murthy reappointed to board of trustees of Royal Botanic Gardens

Guru-Murthy will serve his second term as a trustee of Kew Gardens




Guru-Murthy was first appointed to the Board of Trustees in 2018   Credit: Channel 4

British broadcaster and journalist Krishnan Guru-Murthy has been reappointed to the Board of Trustees for Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, a non-departmental public body and botanical research institution responsible for Kew Gardens in London, UK, and Kew Wakehurst in Surrey, UK.

Guru-Murthy, who presents Channel 4 News and Unreported World, was first appointed to the board in 2018 and will serve his second term from January 2022 to 2024.

He will serve alongside chair Dame Amelia Fawcett and fellow trustees Judith Batchelar, Sarah Flannigan, Professor Sue Hartley, Nick Baird, Sir Paul Nurse, Professor Liam Dolan, Jantiene Klien Roseboom van der Veer and David Richardson.

Adopted as a national botanical garden in 1840 by William Cavendish and the Royal Horticultural Society, Kew Gardens has been a UNESCO World Heritage site since 2003.

Located in South-West London, the attraction features 132 hectares of landscaped gardens and is home to the world’s largest and most diverse botanical and mycological collections, including 27,000 species of living plant, 8.3 million plant and fungal herbarium specimens and over 40,000 species in its seed bank at Kew Wakehurst in Surrey,

It welcomes 2.24 million visitors per year, while Kew Wakehurst, which features the world’s largest wild seed bank, receives 340,000 visitors a year.

Kew Gardens is home to the world’s largest and most diverse botanical and mycological collections   CREDIT: PA



 



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