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The relative influence of local and landscape processes on the structure of insectivorous bat ensembles in urban nature reserves.
Urbanization is arguably the most damaging and rapidly expanding threat to biodiversity. The process of urbanization results in the fragmentation of natural habitat into patches that are disjunct and isolated from one ...
The effect of wastewater works on foraging behaviour and metal content of Neoromicia nana (Family : Vespertilionidae)
Anthropogenic disturbance from urbanization has introduced a range of contaminants into freshwater ecosystems. Wastewater Treatment Works (WWTW) in particular, deposit effluent with high metal concentrations directly into ...
Patterns and processes of rodent and shrew assemblages in the Savanna Biome of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
The identification of non-random species composition patterns predicted by assembly rules is a central theme in community ecology. Based on life history characteristics, species composition patterns of rodents and shrews ...
The effects of elephant and mesoherbivores on woody vegetation.
Herbivores are important drivers and have a longstanding history in shaping our terrestrial environments. However, during the past decades, changes in woody vegetation in savanna and forest systems have been observed in ...
The biology of and fishery for king mackerel, Scomberomorus commerson (Scombridae), along the southern Mozambique and KwaZulu-Natal coast.
The king mackerel, Scomberomorus commerson, is an epipelagic, schooling predator supporting significant commercial, artisanal and recreational fisheries throughout the coastal waters of its Indo-Pacific distribution. ...
The use of the toxicity identification and evaluation (TIE) protocol in the Port of Durban, South Africa.
The Port of Durban, with its close proximity to industrial, urban and agricultural activities, receives a number of chemical pollutants that settle out and accumulate in sediments. Chemical analysis of these sediments has ...