South Africa’s savannah ecosystems

Fire art in South Africa promotes healthy grasslands

JOHANNESBURG/July 9, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — South Africa Fire Art: The smoking image of a grasshopper was burned into the South African grassland, as alert firefighters stood by. Last month’s work of performance art was born from the idea of promoting controlled burning as beneficial for South Africa’s savannah ecosystems. Artist Hannelie Coetzee said the 5-hectare … Continue reading Fire art in South Africa promotes healthy grasslands