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Around the World in 80 Plants

Online talk with Jonathan Drori and the Chelsea Physic Garden

Cannabis, Opium Poppy and Cacao may seem familiar but their plant science, interwoven with history, culture and folklore hold many surprises. Others, such as Iboga, Yam and the Peacock Flower are much less well-known but have fascinating human connections.

Join author of Around the World in 80 Trees, Jonathan Drori, for an online talk and Q&A with London's oldest botanic garden. For this special talk and Q&A, Drori will focus on some of medicinal plants found at Chelsea Physic Garden, which he explores in his upcoming book, Around the World in 80 Plants.

Drori is known for sharing his scientific knowledge with humour and passion, and this evening will be a taster of what to expect in his new book, out in April 2021.

Please note this is a remote digital workshop and will require you to use the video conferencing system "Zoom", for this event you will have the option to share your video screen and participate in group discussion and ask questions.

There is no option to attend in person.

About Jonathan Drori:
Jonathan Drori CBE is a Trustee of The Eden Project and Cambridge Science Centre, an Ambassador for the WWF, and was for nine years a Trustee of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, and The Woodland Trust.

He is on the board of Cambridge University Botanic Garden, and is a Fellow of the Linnean Society, the Zoological Society of London, and the Royal Geographical Society. In a previous life at the BBC, he was Executive Producer of more than fifty prime-time science documentaries and popular series.

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