Rotary: conservation biology bursary

2009-11-18 00:00

THE Rotary Club of Umhlanga has decided to offer a bursary for two years for a conservation biology masters student at the Percy FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology at the University of Cape Town.

Phil Hockey, director of the FitzPatrick Institute, which celebrates its 50th anniversary next year, said developing southern hemisphere countries hold much of the world’s biodiversity, yet are sadly lacking well-trained conservation biologists who can advise on the management and conservation of these globally important resources.


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