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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)). ...
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, ...
Species richness of alien plants in South Africa: environmental correlates and the relationship with indigenous plant species richness
This study explores the correlates of alien plant species richness in South Africa at the scale of quarter-degree squares (QDS; ≈ 25 x 27 km; 675km2). We considered all alien plant species for which we had records and a ...