We are currently facing a lot of environmental problems and action to combat many of these problems is slow or lacking. More needs to be urgently done, to solve the issues that affect us all.
Environmental problems; water pollution, litter, and air pollution
The environment is changing, and it’s not for the better.
The negative effect humanity is having on the environment is undeniable.
Through our actions we are destroying habitats, depleting natural resources, and endangering the lives of ourselves and of future generations.
Biosphere reserves, however, can make a significant difference in tackling these environmental problems.
Planting trees to prevent soil erosion, mitigate climate change and as habitat for wildlife, in the Waterberg Biosphere Region
Biosphere reserves provide an opportunity for residents living within a biosphere to become stakeholders in the conservation and development of their area. This provides multiple views, expertise and local knowledge that can help tackle environmental problems. It also encourages both local people and scientists to get involved.
Alien invasive plants such as Pompom weed being removed in the Waterberg Biosphere Region
Biosphere reserves are important in helping to tackle environmental problems, especially at the grassroots level.
They do this by helping;
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The Waterberg is an escarpment of massive sandstone buttresses and outcrops, incorporating many rivers, streams and wetlands, stretching for 150 km in a long arc from Thabazimbi in the West, past Modimolle to Mokopane in the east.
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