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Demographic and functional determinants of large-scale population dynamics and ecological niches of 26 serotinous Proteaceae
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2018-03)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Understanding how organisms respond to the environment at large spatial scales is central to ecology, biodiversity research and conservation. Environmental variation affects the fitness (or performance), ...
Beta diversity across the complementary zones of the Kogelberg Biosphere Reserve
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2019-04)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Biodiversity loss is occurring at an alarming rate. Protected areas alone are not sufficient for long-term biodiversity conservation. To address this, conservation efforts need to incorporate the landscape ...
Practical conservation planning from local to continental scales using freshwater invertebrates
(Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2011-12)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Dragonflies (Insecta: Odonata) are a valuable tool for assessing aquatic systems and have been used as indicators of ecological health, ecological integrity, and environmental change, including climatic ...