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Spider responses to alien plant invasion: the effect of short- and long-term Chromolaena odorata invasion and management
(British Ecological Society, 2008-07)
Invasions by alien plants into unspoiled ecosystems are a cause for concern because the pristine systems are important stores of biodiversity. Indeed, the introduction of non-indigenous species into protected areas is a ...
Protecting biodiversity by managing alien plants in national parks: perspectives from South Africa and Australia
(Backhuys Publishers, Leiden, The Netherlands., 2008)
Conservation of biodiversity, in all its facets and fluxes, is the primary motivation for the development of protected areas. However, designating land as a protected area does not necessarily result in the conservation ...
An assessment of the implementation and outcomes of recent changes to fire management in the Kruger National Park
(Open Journals Publishing, 2008)
This paper reviews recent changes in fire management in the Kruger National Park, and assesses the resulting fire patterns against thresholds of potential concern. In 2002, a lightning-driven approach was replaced by an ...