Urgent Action against Human-Caused Climate Change

25 September 2020 • Announcements & Notices
The Southern African Society of Aquatic Scientists (SASAqS) has a membership of 250 representing individuals and organisations involved in all aspects of aquatic sciences in academia, private sector (environmental consultancies, environmental practioners in industry, etc.)...

A tribute to William Roy Branch (1946–2018)

17 September 2020 • Announcements & Notices
William Roy Branch, known more commonly as Bill, was the most prolific African-based herpetologist of his era. Having published at least 659 herpetological contributions, including, but not limited to field and photographic guides, taxonomic revisions,...

Citizen Science in African Ornithology

24 August 2020 • Announcements & Notices
In South Africa, citizen science gained momentum with the first South African Bird Atlas Project in the late 1980s and early 1990s, coordinated by the Avian Demography Unit (ADU) at the University of Cape Town...

Joe Diestel - The Celebration of his Life

24 August 2020 • Announcements & Notices
As a well respected academic with an enthusiastic style of teaching, Joe Diestel specialised in Banach space and measure theory and held a keen interest in his work, students and writing. In honour of his...

Call for Papers: Phenomenology and Virtuality

26 June 2020 • Announcements & Notices
A special issue of Indo-Pacific Journal of Phenomenology is scheduled for publishing under the theme Phenomenology and Virtuality.  Our age is typified by technology but it is the question of the virtual that has particularly come...
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