Communicating invasives in a digital era
Kay Montgomery-Environmental Programmes
Invasive alien species are considered by the International Unit for Conservation of Nature to be the second greatest threat to biodiversity on Earth, after climate change.
Environmental Programmes is a pioneering leader in the field of communicating the issue of invasives in South Africa.
This presentation surveys the communication strategies used internationally over the past decade, explores the range of communication channels open to scientists and professionals working with invasives in South Africa and proposes an exciting new campaign for promoting the issue of invasive species to the public.