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C·I·B study highlights the need for group-specific analyses of invasiveness
04-May-2016

A recent study recommends that invasion biologists should have a closer look at the traits of whole plant groups, when screening for invasive plants.

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Defining the invasiveness and invisibility in ecological networks
26-April-2016

A recent paper by a group of researchers, led by C·I·B core team member Prof Cang Hui, proposed a framework to help explain why some invasive alien species are so successful in invading the new areas, while it is not so easy for others.

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Digestive efficiency of birds fed on the fruit of invasive alien plants
19-April-2016

The fruits of invasive alien plants are not only an attractive source of food for native birds, but also provide enough energy for their daily energy demands, according to a recent study by University of KwaZulu-Natal student, Vuyisile Thabethe.

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Long-term study highlights ecological changes in an urban estuary
11-April-2016

Estuaries are among the most vulnerable of marine ecosystems and small, urban estuaries, in particular, are under pressure due to human activities. This can cause changes in the invertebrate and fish communities, according to a recent study by a group of researchers including C·I·B researcher Charles Griffiths.

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