South Africa looks as though it has a lot of water, but South Africa is considered a water scarce country. Most of South Africa’s water is concentrated on the East Coast due to the influence of the warm Mozambique current in the Indian Ocean.
South Africa: Geography and Climate
South Africa has no significant natural lakes, but several artificial lakes are used mostly for crop irrigation.
Biologists are able to determine the sources of toxins in water by using clams as pollutant traps. Clams naturally clean water by feeding absorbing toxins in their tissues as they draw in water. By placing the clams downstream of industrial parks and highways, they can be analyzed for pollutants. Biologists open the clams after exposure to these waters and detach …
How Hermanus Botanical Society Helped To Break The Drought Or What Is a Patch Of Fynbos Worth?
Over the Easter weekend the rain finally came. The rain came in real drops – not the heavy mist that had passed for rain over the previous months. On Easter Saturday the heavens finally opened and wave after wave of squalls dropped precious water on the Overstrand. It was also the weekend that the Hermanus Botanical Society held their Easter …