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The wood wide web of friendship and betrayal

The wood wide web of friendship and betrayal

Each type of fungi hosts specific species of plants and both are very sensitive to the surrounding conditions such as temperature and humidity. When for example temperatures

Unlocking Nature: Our wetlands in the limelight

Unlocking Nature: Our wetlands in the limelight

Eugene and Ross joined the Leadership for Conservation in Africa webinar, called ‘Unlocking Nature’. We chatted about the importance of our wetlands, how we’re combining

What on Mother Earth is an SMA?

What on Mother Earth is an SMA?

There’s a global drive to recognise conservation structures, like SMAs, that may not fit traditional or more well-known wildlife-protection setups. Protected Areas, for example, are well

What makes THESE fynbos species special?

What makes THESE fynbos species special?

The Nuwejaars Wetlands Special Management Area is home to 207 threatened fynbos species (ranging from Near Threatened to Critically Endangered). Not all are fynbos endemics though.

Favourite fynbos flowers? Our team chooses…

Favourite fynbos flowers? Our team chooses…

Get to know some of the special plants you could find in the Nuwejaars Wetlands Special Management Area… and get to know our team members. International Plant Appreciation

CREW: Why the Agulhas Plain is a plant priority

CREW: Why the Agulhas Plain is a plant priority

By Sharndre Coutriers of the Custodians of Rare and Endangered Wildflowers (CREW). You are likely aware that South Africa is a remarkably biodiversity rich country. But not many people are

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