What is a biodiversity corridor?
Biodiversity or conservation corridors are connecting protected areas that are otherwise isolated from each other, enabling biological exchange that enhances the growth of biodiversity. Those corridors are often maintained by local initiatives, that are able to make their profit from it, as they can make use out of the plants planted.
Why do we need biodiversity corridors?
Creating a biodiversity corridor across the rapidly urbanising city of Cape Town can play a huge role in the conservation of the Cape Floral Kingdom. Since the project not only holds the benefits of direct restoration, it also has the character of a community project, as it provides many opportunities for citizens to get directly involved by getting their hands dirty learning about the importance of the protection of their natural environment.