NGO to create jobs through alien hacking

2013-11-06 15:24
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Cape Town – A local NGO announced on Wednesday that it is set to create sustainable jobs for 90 people through the clearing of invasive alien plants behind the town of Plettenberg Bay.

Eden to Addo Corridor Initiative which aims to connect an extensive area between the Western and Eastern Cape where wildlife can move freely.

18 million hectare

Dr David Le Maitre, invasive ecologist at the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), says the major invaders on the rivers in this area are Black wattle, Blackwood, Eucalypts, and Acacias (Rooikrans and Port Jackson).

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