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Conserving the fishes of the Twee River, Western Cape, South Africa: revisiting the issues
(NISC (Pty) Ltd, 2009)
The Twee River catchment contains two endemic fish species — the Twee River redfin and the Twee River galaxias — which are threatened by water abstraction, habitat degradation, and the presence of introduced fishes. Fyke ...
Patterns of alien plant distribution at multiple spatial scales in a large national park: implications for ecology, management and monitoring
(Blackwell Publishing Ltd, 2009)
Aim Spatial scale is critical for understanding and managing biological invasions. In providing direction to managing alien plant invasions, much emphasis is placed on collecting spatially explicit data. However, insufficient ...
The evolution of fire and invasive alien plant management practices in fynbos
The history and development of fire and invasive alien plant management policies in fynbos during the 20th century are reviewed. Fire was initially condemned outright as a destructive force, but as its vital role became ...
Diversity and depletions in continental carnivore guilds: implications for prioritizing global carnivore conservation
(The Royal Society, 2009-01)
Large carnivores are important ecosystem components but are extinction prone due to small populations, slow growth rates and large area requirements. Consequently, there has been a surge of carnivore conservation efforts. ...