South Africa’s National Biodiversity Institute is calling on nature lovers to help it save the Karoo — with science. Scientists know very little about the plants and animals in the Karoo, and there is an urgent need to document the indigenous species found in this important part of South Africa before development takes over. Here's how you can help with 'citizen science' while visiting the Karoo on your travels or as an online volunteer.
With plentiful sunshine and vast stretches of desert landscape, South Africa’s Cape Karoo offers a unique, drought-resistant answer to survival of flora across its dusty expanses.
Now you can bring the beauty and colour of the Cape’s hardy endemic species into your own Karoo garden and assist in the survival of these dwindling beauties.