Southern Africa: Namaqualand Daisies Are Flowering Earlier – Why It’s a Red Flag #AfricaClimateCrisis

January 14, 2022 | News Source: AllAfrica News: Environment
[The Conversation Africa] In late August each year, the normally barren landscape of the Namaqualand, along the western boundary of South Africa, is transformed into a vista of brightly coloured daisies as far as the eye can see. The flowering of the Namaqualand daisies attracts close to 10,000 tourists per season to a part of the country that doesn't get many visitors otherwise. But climate change poses a threat to the flowering event, and to the tourist arrivals which generate regional income.

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