Field biologists and NASA planes to map biodiversity in South Africa’s Greater Cape Floristic Region
Scientists from the U.S. and South Africa are launching a campaign to map marine, freshwater and terrestrial species and ecosystems in one of Earth’s biodiversity hotspots: the Greater Cape Floristic Region.
My extraordinary first year as a SAEON postdoctoral fellow in a time of Covid-19
Working from home is tough for any researcher who has never been to their study site before. During the lockdown Kuda Musengi started developing designs for manipulating soil moisture levels based on his desk research.
Strengthening academic-policy networks in South Africa
The sixth SA-IORAG meeting hosted by SAEON brought together academia and national government departments with an aim to strengthen policy-relevant research collaboration within the Indian Ocean Region.
By furthering a culture of learning and fostering open stakeholder collaborations, SAEON will be empowered to tackle the formidable challenge of integrating the South African Polar Research Infrastructure into the organisation, says MD Johan Pauw.
SAEON’s intriguing virtual event to celebrate International Biodiversity Day 2021 was attended by 36 learners participating in the education outreach programmes of the Ndlovu, Elwandle and Egagasini nodes.
Talkshow-styled webinar – an education platform for the fisheries sector
The webinar served as an educational platform for conversations about the threats and challenges being faced in the fishing industry. Legislation and policies that are in place to ensure sustainable fishing were also discussed.