Tuesday, 25 January 2022
Plant Conservation Unit year-end round up

With many highs and lows, we at the Plant Conservation Unit close the year on a positive note, acknowledging our contributions, showing gratitude to our colleagues, collaborators and donors, and looking to the future with determination and optimism. Read our round-up article here.

Publication Date:
Fri, 17 Dec 2021 - 10:00
A botanical journey through time - Prof Timm Hoffman

PCU Director, Prof. Timm Hoffman, recently appeared in UCT News for his work using repeat photography to understand changing landscapes in southern Africa. Read the article here.

Publication Date:
Fri, 19 Nov 2021 - 10:00
A bumper crop of publications from the PCU: 'Quaternary Vegetation Dynamics – The African Pollen Database'

Deputy director of the PCU, Prof. Lindsey Gillson, has produced a bumper crop of new work with the recent publication of the 35th volume of Paleoecology of Africa, titled 'Quaternary Vegetation Dynamics – The African Pollen Database'. Access the publication here.

Publication Date:
Fri, 19 Nov 2021 - 09:30
Sustainable Development Goals Summit at UCT: how biologists can help work towards sustainability

From 13th -15th September, UCT hosted an international summit on the Sustainable Development Goals in Africa. It was a call to action that brought together some of the world’s leading thinkers on sustainability.

Publication Date:
Thu, 16 Sep 2021 - 10:15