• Are invasive populations characterized by a broader diet than native populations? 

      Courant, Julien; Vogt, Solveig; Marques, Raquel; Measey, John; Secondi, Jean; Rebelo, Rui; De Villiers, Andre; Ihlow, Flora; De Busschere, Charlotte; Backeljau, Thierry; Rodder, Dennis; Herrel, Anthony (PeerJ, 2017)
      Background. Invasive species are among the most significant threats to biodiversity. The diet of invasive animal populations is a crucial factor that must be considered in the context of biological invasions. A broad ...
    • Disentangling the roles of environment and space in ecology 

      Currie, David J. (Blackwell Publishing Ltd, 2007-10)
      INTRODUCTION: Most core problems in ecology revolve around variations of the abundance, diversity or metabolic activity of organisms through time and space. Our fundamental questions are: ‘Why are there more organisms (or ...
    • Frog eat frog : exploring variables influencing anurophagy 

      Measey, G. John; Vimercati, Giovanni; De Villiers, F. Andre; Mokhatla, Mohlamatsane M.; Davies, Sarah J.; Edwards, Shelley; Altwegg, Res (PeerJ, 2015)
      Background - Frogs are generalist predators of a wide range of typically small prey items. But descriptions of dietary items regularly include other anurans, such that frogs are considered to be among the most important ...
    • From biological control to controlling biology 

      Van Wyk, H. (Academy of Science of South Africa, 2016)
      No abstract available
    • South African Environmental Observation Network : vision, design and status 

      Van Jaarsveld, A. S.; Pauw, J. C.; Mundree, S.; Mecenero, S.; Coetzee, B. W. T.; Alard, G. F. (Academy of Science for South Africa, 2007)
      The South African Environmental Observation Network (SAEON), which has its origins in the scientific community, has evolved significantly over the last five years. Core government support for this emerging initiative became ...