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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 ...
The influence of adjacent land-use on road verges in the Swartland Region, South Africa.
Natural biodiversity is under threat from habitat destruction and fragmentation, partially caused by roads. Road verges provide potential avenues for invasion of alien species, while at the same time offering connectivity ...