Russell Galt has a passion for heritage trees as starting points for journeys of learning about local history, culture and the natural world. He is currently collaborating with the photographer, Brita Lomba, to map, document and promote Cape Town’s greatest ‘arboreal treasures’. His day-job at the South African National Biodiversity Institute (SANBI) entails coordinating a network of African governments to mobilise policy-relevant biodiversity data in support of sustainable development. Previously he worked on issues pertaining to urban sustainability and local governance at ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability and the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN).
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