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An assessment of anthropogenic threats to areas important for frog conservation in South Africa
Recent studies on conservation and species threat level assessments have advocated the importance of human demographic variables and other associated variables in determining threats to biodiversity. In addition to this, ...
Implications of global change for Important Bird Areas in South Africa
The Important Bird Areas (IBAs) network of BirdLife International aims to identify sites that are essential for the long-term conservation of the world’s avifauna. A number of global change events have the potential to ...
The relative importance of natural and human-induced environmental conditions for species richness distribution patterns in South Africa
I studied the spatial distribution of South African avian species richness from the viewpoint that humans are a substantial modifying force on earth, and have also modified the historical spatial distribution of species ...