In 1996 it was estimated that more than half of South Africa's wetlands had disappeared. Wetlands are one of the planet's most productive ecosystems. Wetlands occur where the movement of water is slowed down or obstructed by some geographical feature.
Grasses belong to the plant Family Poaceae (Gramineae). The Family contains plants such as sorghum, maize, rice, millet etc, as well as large plants such as 'bamboo'. It is not surprising, therefore, that the bulk of the world's food supply comes from this family of plants... [Read More?]
Moon Cactus is a Widespread problem
The Moon Cactus has now become a widespread problem, especially in savanna areas. It can be found sprawling over and smothering indigenous vegetation.