Forestry, timber supply, jobs, government imperatives, invasive alien plants, fire risk, water resources, biodiversity, conservation … a potent cocktail of competing interests in the southern Cape are finding common ground and embarking on a journey to tackle the challenges that are holding the region back. THEO STEHLE reports …
“Freshwater is the basis for life on land. It is a vital variable that makes food or fiber production possible.” Dr Lize Joubert-van der Merwe discusses the conservation of freshwater ecosystems in production landscapes, based on research by the Mondi Ecological Network Programme.
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* This is the second of a series of articles by Dr Lize Joubert-van der Merwe sharing key findings of…Read More
An innovative project to train people in safe and sustainable bee-keeping in northern Zululand addresses the twin challenges of creating…Read More