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Identifying invasive cacti by the size of their seeds
22-August-2016

C·I·B researchers Ana Novoa and Dave Richardson together with colleagues from the University of Vigo, in Spain, identified that the seeds of cactus plants can be used as an effective way of detecting invasive cacti.

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Replacement of native fish by alien fish affects invertebrates in fynbos streams
17-August-2016

A month-long field experiment by Jeremy Shelton (C·I·B Post-doc) and Darragh Woodford (C·I·B Associate), showed that alien rainbow trout and native Breede River redfin perform different roles in the food webs of fynbos mountain streams.

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C·I·B researchers develop tool to compare impacts of alien species
11-August-2016

C·I·B core team member Sabrina Kumschick and C·I·B associate Petr Pyšek, together with collaborators from Europe, developed a concise tool to put a figure on the impacts of alien species.

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Learners experience “biodiversity in action” with Iimbovane
04-August-2016

The Western Cape has a lot to boast about when it comes to biodiversity, and who better to inform than the youth who will be protecting it one day! In support of this, the Iimbovane Outreach Project hosted a “Big on Biodiversity” workshop at the C·I·B…

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