South African National Biodiversity Institute (Sanbi)

 
‘Forgotten Five’ in need of rescuing
‘Forgotten Five’ in need of rescuing
Rhino poaching is decreasing. The environmental affairs department says that 259 fewer rhinos were poached last year than the year before —...
We’re killing off life, but there is hope
We’re killing off life, but there is hope
The cheetah is the world’s fastest land mammal. It evolved for semi-arid areas and used to roam South Africa. But most of its habitat...
Repairing ecosystems is costly, but doing nothing is criminal
Repairing ecosystems is costly, but doing nothing is criminal
Biodiversity loss, water crises, alien invasive plants and climate change remain the top concerns of the World Economic Forum. It is more urgent...
R6.5-billion lost to alien invaders
R6.5-billion lost to alien invaders
South Africa is a semi-arid country. The plants and animals that have evolved to live here grow slowly, taking just enough to get through the good...
The green education conundrum
The green education conundrum
The environmental curriculum may be the fastest growing in the world, but South Africa has master's graduates sitting around unemployed.
Nearly one in four plants in SA is under threat
Nearly one in four plants in SA is under threat
In one of the continent's largest collaborative conservation projects South Africa has become the first of the world's mega-diverse countries to...

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