Towards life. Dragonflies decrease poverty. A township food garden cleans the water in your taps. Reserves without fences reduce poaching. The South African UNESCO Biosphere Reserves combine the contradictory to create solutions to social development and environmental preservation. This is their story.
The 12.01 Shorts are mini-documentaries that expand on material in the principal film, allowing you to dive deeper and help guide your next steps.
Biosphere Reserves protect catchment areas, reduce pollution and improve our relationship with water: nature’s most invaluable service.
A Spekboom thicket is 10x more effective per hectare at carbon sequestration than a tropical rainforest. Can it also create jobs?
Are you intrigued or inspired by any one person or topic? Watch the full interviews below to deepen your knowledge in any area of the film.
Director: Community, Development & Labour
Gouritz Cluster Biosphere Reservewww.gouritz.com
To develop effective solutions, we need more than just awareness. Use the resources below to get in touch with experts, learn more about Biosphere Reserves near you, and take steps to get involved.
Founder of Edo to Addo Corridor Initiativejoan@edentoaddo.co.za
Environmental Specialist at Eden District Municipalitygibbshalls@gmail.com
Edo to Addo Corridor Initiativewww.edentoaddo.co.za