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Negative effects of Siam weed invasions for Tanzanian livelihoods
06-February-2017

Findings from a paper by a C·I·B post-doctoral fellow, Ross Shackleton, highlight how a recent invader, Siam weed (Chromolaena odorara), has significant negative impacts on the livelihoods of local communities and the environment in Tanzania.

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Bridging the knowing-doing gap in Blaauwberg Nature Reserve
30-January-2017

In November 2016, the Centre for Invasion Biology (C·I·B) supported a workshop to help close the gap between research and management practices in the restoration of Cape Flats Sand Fynbos.

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Connecting ecosystem services, disservices and plant invasions
24-January-2017

A paper published in the journal Ecosystem Services presents a new classification of ecosystem disservices and a framework for integrating ecosystem services and ecosystem disservices for human wellbeing linked to ecosystem functioning.

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Progress towards global networks in invasion science
17-January-2017

An international team, including several C·I·B researchers, recently developed and published a framework for the establishment of global networks between researchers, policymakers, and practitioners in invasion science.

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