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Invasion science for society : a decade of contributions from the Centre for Invasion Biology
(Academy of Science of South Africa, 2014)
Biological invasions are a growing problem worldwide. In 2004, the South African Department of Science and Technology, through the National Research Foundation, established a Centre of Excellence for Invasion Biology, ...
A new national unit for invasive species detection, assessment and eradication planning
(Academy of Science of South Africa, 2013-05-30)
Even with no new introductions, the number of biological invasions in South Africa will increase as introduced species naturalise and become invasive. As of 2010 South Africa had ~8750 introduced plant taxa, 660 recorded ...
How repeatable is the Environmental Impact Classification of Alien Taxa (EICAT)? Comparing independent global impact assessments of amphibians
(Wiley Open Access, 2017-03)
The magnitude of impacts some alien species cause to native environments makes them targets for regulation and management. However, which species to target is not always clear, and comparisons of a wide variety of impacts ...