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The impact of landuse on invertebrate assemblages in the Succulent Karoo, South Africa
(Imported from http://etd.sun.ac.za April 2010.Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2008-12)
The Succulent Karoo biodiversity hotspot is threatened by pressure caused by increasing human populations and its associated land use types. Land use is primarily focussed on agriculture, with livestock grazing as a ...
The conservation value of artificial ponds in the Western Cape Province for aquatic beetles and bugs
(Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2007-12)
Freshwater insect species and their host ecosystems are widely threatened, particularly within agricultural and urban landscapes of Mediterranean areas, including that of the Western Cape Province, South Africa. The study ...
Conservation of the invertebrate fauna on the Cape Peninsula
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2008-12)
The Cape Peninsula is an area of outstanding biological importance, having 158 endemic angiosperm species in only 470 km2. The peninsula invertebrates are known to be highly endemic, yet very little else is known about ...