Getting the message across: The Iimbovane Outreach Project Print

The Iimbovane team tells Quest readers how ants are being used to teach learners about biodiversity...

South Africa is globally renowned for its rich diversity of plant and animal life. Among the variety of ecosystems, South Africa has three internationally-recognised biodiversity hotspots: the Maputo- Pondoland Albany, the Fynbos and the Succulent Karoo biomes. For national and international scientists, the country provides many opportunities to study and observe different ecosystems. However, in a country where resources are scarce and science education is a privilege, we as scientists need to take science to the public.

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