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Thursday, 28 October 2021
NEW PAPER ALERT: Documenting changing landscapes with rePhotoSA: A repeat photography and citizen science project in southern Africa

A new article by several PCU researchers titled ‘Documenting changing landscapes with rePhotoSA: A repeat photography and citizen science project in southern Africa’ was published on 31 July 2021 in Ecological Informatics. The full article is available here, and can be accessed here for free until 3 October 2021.

Publication Date:
Mon, 02 Aug 2021 - 10:15
Rethinking the value of historical photograph collections to the LTER network

The sudden loss of irreplaceable archives of historical landscape photographs in a natural disaster has highlighted their value and begs a new question: Why are long-term ecological research (LTER) programmes in southern Africa not taking greater advantage of these early baselines of past environments to build upon existing datasets of environmental observation? Read the full article here.

Publication Date:
Wed, 28 Jul 2021 - 14:30
PCU Online Research Symposium

The Plant Conservation Unit held an online research symposium on Friday 2 July, to check in with all our students and assistants, and reflect on our progress and achievements so far this year.

Publication Date:
Fri, 02 Jul 2021 - 15:30
Article: 'From the ashes: historical botanic photos destroyed in Cape Town fire resurrected'

PCU Director, Prof. Timm Hoffman, was interviewed by The Guardian about the losses incurred by the UCT fire in April. Read the full article here.

Publication Date:
Fri, 25 Jun 2021 - 13:00

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