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    • Temporal patterns of animal-related traffic accidents in the Eastern Cape, South Africa 

      Eloff, Piet; Van Niekerk, Adriaan (South African Wildlife Management Association, 2008-10)
      This study analysed road accident data for a five-year period on a route between Uitenhage and Graaff-Reinet in the Eastern Cape (South Africa) to investigate the temporal patterns of animal-related accidents (ARAs). ...

    • Urban land restitution in Cape Town : demanding the return of land rights in Constantia and Kensington/Ndabeni 

      Donaldson, Ronnie; Hyman, Glen; Chang, David; Confiado, Andre; Ruiz, Ana Maria; Salud, Ssicaru; Yildiz, Sanem (De Gruyter Open, 2014-12-11)
      One of the hallmark policies implemented post-apartheid, the Restitution of Land Rights Act 22 of 1994, is a rights-based program aimed at addressing the loss of land resulting from past racially discriminatory laws or ...

    • Where are the major gaps in the reserve network for Africa's mammals? 

      Fjeldsa, Jon; Burgess, Neil D.; Blyth, Simon; De Klerk, Helen Margaret (Cambridge University Press (CUP), 2004-01)
      The establishment of protected areas for wildlife conservation in Africa was motivated by a number of different reasons (including hunting, recreation and wildlife conservation). The current reserve network provides good ...

    • Why cordylid lizards are black at the south-western tip of Africa 

      Janse van Rensburg, D. A.; Mouton, P. le F. N.; Van Niekerk, Adriaan (Blackwell Publishing Ltd, 2009-03)
      There is a high incidence of melanism among the cordylid lizards of Africa and it was suggested that melanism has a thermoregulatory function in these species. One prediction of the thermal melanism hypothesis would be ...