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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 ...
People, species richness and human population growth
(BLACKWELL PUBLISHING, 2006-11-01)
Aim To investigate how the magnitude of conservation conflicts arising from positive relationships between human population size and species richness is altered during a period of marked human population growth (2% year(-1)). ...
Ants, altitude and change in the northern Cape Floristic Region
(BLACKWELL PUBLISHING, 2006-01)
Aim Climate-modelling exercises have demonstrated that the Cape Floristic Region is highly sensitive to climate change and will apparently lose much of its northern limits over the next few decades. Because there is little ...
The ecological effectiveness of protected areas: a case study for South African birds
(The Zoological Society of London, 2011)
While the importance of individual protected areas (PAs) to biological conservation is widely acknowledged, rather few empirical studies have explicitly attempted to assess their ecological effectiveness. Significantly, ...