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Proactive land management can help reduce natural disasters
22-August-2014

Climate change is predicted to have serious consequences for people, who will be exposed to natural disasters such as floods, droughts, fires and coastal storm surges that are linked to climate change.

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C·I·B research predicts performance and survival of agricultural crop pests in the Western Cape
13-August-2014

Predicting the impacts of climate change on biological systems is a difficult, but necessary, challenge of ecological research. This challenge is particularly important for agricultural pests that can cause damage to a region’s economy and food security.

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Iimbovane a hit with young biodiversity enthusiasts
21-July-2014

In July this year, the Iimbovane Outreach Project introduced 30 Life Science learners to the wonders of biodiversity, during two workshops held at the Centre for Invasion Biology.

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Endemic ants give alien ants a hard time
01-July-2014

In a recently-published article, C·I·B postdoctoral associate Dr. Natasha Mothapo used behavioural experiments to see if the African big-headed ant can help to keep the spread of invasive Argentine ants in check.

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