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Landscape corridors: Possible dangers?
(AMER ASSOC ADVANCEMENT SCIENCE, 2005-11-04)
Organismal complexity is an indicator of species existence value
(The Ecological Society of America, 2008)
Animal introductions to southern systems: lessons for ecology and for policy
(Zoological Society of Southern Africa, 2009-10)
Numerous animal species have been introduced to areas from which they were previously absent, and many of these have become invasive, with substantial impacts. However, in other cases, impacts are assumed from theory. ...
The world’s biogeographical regions: cluster analyses based on bat distributions
(Blackwell Publishing Ltd, 2005)
Aim: Both floral kingdoms and faunal regions have so far been intuitively defined. This study was conducted to compare these with an analytical regionalization based on cluster analyses in a fairly homogeneous, globally ...
Successfully iplementing a citizen-scientist approach to insect monitoring in a resource-poor country
(American Institute of Biological Sciences, 2009-02)
The extent and impacts of ungulate translocations: South Africa in a global context
(Elsevier Ltd., 2009)
Despite the apparent risks of the introduction of non-indigenous ungulates to biodiversity, relatively little is known globally about the pathways of introduction, propagule pressure and realized impacts of ungulate ...
An overview of the Cape geophytes
(The Linnean Society of London, 2006)
The Cape Region (here treated as the winter rainfall region of southern Africa, thus including fynbos, renosterveld and succulent karoo vegetation) is the world’s foremost centre of geophyte diversity. Some 2100 species ...
Non-indigenous ungulates as a threat to biodiversity
(The Zoological Society of London, 2009)
Non-indigenous ungulate species pose a problem for conservation. They can be socially and economically valuable, but are also potentially harmful to biodiversity. Therefore, their introduction requires an explicit ...
Hyptis suaveolens: An emerging invader of Vindhyan plateau, India
(Weed Science Society of Japan, 2009)
This article addresses the change in species composition in Hyptis suaveolens-dominated and H. suaveolens-uninvaded locations in the Vindhyan dry deciduous forest of India.We also assessed the environmental variables that ...
Insect diversity in Cape fynbos and neighbouring South African vegetation
(Blackwell Publishing Ltd, 2006)
Aim It has often been suggested that South Africa’s Cape fynbos shrublands, although extremely rich in plant species, are poor in insects, thus representing a notable exception from the broad plant–insect diversity ...