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  1. The effects of topo-edaphic variables and cultivation on the woody vegetation of Weenen Nature Reserve, KwaZulu-Natal

    The effects of topo-edaphic variables and cultivation on the woody vegetation of Weenen Nature Reserve, KwaZulu-Natal

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Range & Forage Science
    The soil types and woody vegetation of Weenen Nature Reserve (WNR), KwaZulu-Natal, were described. Mispah, overlying shale, and Shortlands, overlying dolerite were the most common of 18 the soil forms encountered. Six vegetation types were identified by TWINS PAN which...
  2. Wind farms threaten southern Africa's cliff-nesting vultures

    Wind farms threaten southern Africa's cliff-nesting vultures

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Ostrich: Journal of African Ornithology
    Wind farms have been shown to cause bird mortality in many studies. Proposals for the development of wind farms in Lesotho, which is core habitat for small and declining populations of the regionally Endangered Bearded Vulture Gypaetus barbatus meridionalis and...
  3. Phylogeography of oribi antelope in South Africa: evolutionary versus anthropogenic panmixia

    Phylogeography of oribi antelope in South Africa: evolutionary versus anthropogenic panmixia

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Zoology
    The increased rate of human-driven change is a major threat to biodiversity. Although there is sufficient evidence to suggest that species notably alter their ranges, facilitation of such movement for larger vertebrate species often places burdens on management agencies. Oribi...