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‘Irrational’ red tape hampers biodiversity research in South Africa

              

Scientists bristle at myriad of laws, rules and permits

South African biodiversity researchers have bemoaned the “explosion of red tape” and “unclear or irrational legislation” that they say is frustrating and delaying their work.

Two papers published this week in the South African Journal of Science highlight these frustrations, especially when it comes to obtaining permits.

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