Restoring Water by Restoring Landscapes in the Baviaanskloof Sou

Rooihook, in the heart of the Baviaanskloof, in full flood. This water is used by almost a million downstream users. The area was heavliy overgrazed but is now being restored.

A public and private initiative by NGO Living Lands, the South African government, insurance companies and water users in Port Elizabeth is restoring the main water catchment for the city with indigenous carbon-sequestrating trees and helping to alleviate th problems of climate change.

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