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A guide to the biological control of alien invasive Hakea species

A guide to the biological control of alien invasive Hakea species is a manual that allows you to identify the various Hakea species which are declared weeds in South Africa, identify all the biological control agents that are available for use, and how and when to implement these agents. 

Adaptive governance of Cape mountain zebra - can it work?

Adaptive governance and network governance theory provide a useful conceptual framework to guide the conservation of threatened species in complex multi-actor, multi-jurisdictional social ecological systems.

African Journal of Wildlife Research Vol. 47, No. 2. Novellie, P., Birss, C., Cowell, C., Kerley, G.I.H., Peinke, D., Pfab, M., Sellier, J. and Zimmerman, D. 2017

    African penguin booklet

    African penguins breed on only 25 islands and at 3 mainland sites between Algoa Bay in South Africa and central Namibia and nowhere else in the world. It is the only penguin that breeds in Africa. Read this and many more fascinating facts about the African penguin in this booklet.

    Algemene boerdery aktiwiteite - wanneer benodig u omgewingsmagtiging?

    'n Handige inligtingstuk vir alle boere wat wil weet wanneer omgewingsmagtiging benodig word. Gerieflikheidshalwe is daar ook 'n lys van kontakpersone en hulle besonderhede ingesluit.

    Algeria info sheet
    Conservation implications of establishment success of Critically Endangered Twee River redfin in an artificial impoundment

    This study reports the first known record of breeding of the Critically Endangered Twee River redfin ‘Pseudobarbus’ erubescens in an artificial impoundment.

    Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems. Jordaan, M.S., Van der Walt, J.A., Brink, Z., Erasmus, S. and Weyl O.L.F. 2017.

      Conservation Symposium with CapeNature

      With a reach across 41 countries, including 16 African countries, and over 1000 registered delegates, CapeNature is proud to have collaborated with Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife to co-host this annual event which sees top scientists and conservation practitioners sharing ideas and lessons for the co-creation of solutions to contemporary conservation issues in Africa.

      De Mond info sheet
      Down, but not out: Recent decline of Berg-Breede River whitefish (Barbus andrewi) in the upper Hex River South Africa

      The Berg–Breede River whitefish, Barbus andrewi, an endangered Cape Floristic Region endemic, was once widespread in both the Berg and Breede River catchments. However, its distribution has been strongly reduced, apparently by human-related activities, over the last century, and the Hex River now contains one of the last recruiting populations within its native range.

      Koedoe 59(1). Shelton, J., Impson, N.D., Graham, S. and Esler, K. 2017.

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        EcoSense Issue 55