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Aliens in the nursery: assessing the attitudes of nursery managers to invasive species regulations
The horticultural industry is recognised as a major pathway for the introduction and spread of invasive alien plants (IAPs). The Conservation of Agricultural Resources Act (CARA) of 1983 (Act No. 43 of 1983) listed and ...
How do invasive species travel to and through urban environments?
Globalisation has resulted in the movement of organisms outside their natural range, often with negative ecological and economic consequences. As cities are hubs of anthropogenic activities, with both highly transformed ...
Recommendations for municipalities to become compliant with national legislation on biological invasions
Background: The South African National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act (No. 10 of 2004) (NEM:BA) requires all Organs of State at all spheres of government to develop invasive species monitoring, control and ...
Managing invasive species in cities: A framework from Cape Town, South Africa
(Elsevier B.V., 2016)
Invasive non-native species are often more prevalent in cities than in rural areas because of numerous environmental disturbances and higher propagule pressure. Attempts to manage invasive species in cities are often ...
Managing urban plant invasions: a multi-criteria prioritization approach
Alien plant invasions in urban areas can have considerable impact on biodiversity and ecosystem services (ES). Managing urban plant invasions is particularly challenging given the complex interactions between ecological, ...