Evan Eifler

A Year Ago Today: Spring in South Africa

National Geographic Young Explorer Evan Eifler is working to preserve the endangered ecosystems of South Africa, most notably the renosterveld. The renosterveld, once thought of as mere “wasteland”, actually contains a unique “floral kingdom” found nowhere else in the world ...

Recognizing the Renosterveld: Biodiversity in Peril

Three years ago I took my first steps onto the African Continent. As I walked out of Cape Town International Airport toward my next five months of study in a new country, I wasn’t exactly sure what I had ...