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Studying shallow and deep marine food-webs in temperate South Africa

Deep reefs, out of the reach of SCUBA divers, have to be sampled with more sophisticated equipment...

Sailing the seas as scientific explorers

Going on a research cruise is not quite like becoming a character in Pirates of the Caribbean, but it can be close, says student Isabelle Giddy...

Powers of observation in the Botswana bush

SAEON’s Tim O’Connor debates the value of long-term observation in safeguarding the future of the Botswana bush...

SAEON’s Ndlovu Node monitors the polluting - and cleansing - of the Olifants River

An intensive sampling regime enables researchers to detect major pollution events, and to track improvements in water quality...

"The times they are a-changin" (Bob Dylan)

SAEON MD Johan Pauw reflects on new world realities that are changing the old world view towards a new understanding ...

Long-term field trials in Eastern Karoo yield valuable observation data

A SAEON-DAFF collaborative project aims to secure data yielded by the longest running grazing trials in the world...

Exclude fire ... and lose montane grasslands to forest scrub and aliens

SAEON is monitoring a Drakensberg catchment to investigate possible changes if fire becomes more widely excluded...

Farmers’ weather records are a valuable source of data

SAEON is archiving rainfall datasets collected by the farming community to preserve this valuable source of data...

SciFest 2012 – Science rocks!

The SAEON stand was abuzz with activity at SciFest 2012...

How to bring our oceans and their inhabitants into the classroom

MCEN equips educators to teach learners who have never seen the sea about our oceans and their inhabitants...

Meet the new members of SAEON’s Graduate Student Committee

The three enthusiastic new members are brimming with plans to grow the network...

Climate change: What does the future hold?

US climate model guru, Dr Warren Washington, looks at climate change in the 20th and 21st century...

Invitation to the 4th Orange River Basin Symposium

The symposium will provide a forum for a wide range of stakeholders affected by the Orange River catchment...

SAEON in the media

SAEON’s people and projects were highlighted in the media...

 

"The oceans and marine biodiversity are crucial in regulating the global climate. Oceans absorb 93.4% of the heat produced by climate change as well as one third of human-induced carbon dioxide." – Carl Gustaf Lundin, Director of IUCN’s Global Marine and Polar Programme

 

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