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(Re)imagining Greater Muizenberg: nurturing seeds of transgressive learning

Building on the reflection work supported by a GCRF Transforming Education for Sustainable Futures (TESF) grant, Dr Nadia Sitas in collaboration with a range of community activists, researchers, teachers and artists have been awarded another TESF grant to embark on an ambitious year-long action-research and learning journey starting in late 2021.

Biodiversity Intactness Index bridges the gap between Africa’s decision makers and biodiversity experts

To understand the impact human activity is having on biosphere integrity, scientists and decision-makers need readily available, reliable data on genetic diversity and biodiversity loss. The Biodiversity Intactness Index (BII) is a simple and practical tool that bridges the gap between biodiversity experts and decision makers.

CST researchers join interdisciplinary team tackling plastic pollution in the Port of Durban

CST researchers Dr Nadia Sitas and Dr Maike Hamann join a collaborative team of researchers and practitioners from WildOceans (a programme of the WildTrust), the School of Built Environment & Development Studies at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, and the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) to understand the root causes, and multiple impacts of plastic pollution in the Port of Durban.

CST researchers join interdisciplinary team tackling plastic pollution in the Port of Durban

CST researchers Dr Nadia Sitas and Dr Maike Hamann join a collaborative team of researchers and practitioners from WildOceans (a programme of the WildTrust), the School of Built Environment & Development Studies at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, and the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) to understand the root causes, and multiple impacts of plastic pollution in the Port of Durban.

Postdoc opportunity: Call for applications

We seek motivated individuals, who have a keen interest and passion for linking theory and practice to advance practical sustainability-related initiatives, an interest and ability to integrate across the social and natural sciences, and who enjoy collaboration and working in teams. Interested individuals should have a strong academic track-record, preferably with a background in ecology, environmental science or sustainability-related studies.

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