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A new direction for acoustic monitoring
05-December-2016

C·I·B senior researcher, John Measey, and colleagues from the University of Cape Town and the University of St. Andrews, Scotland, used microphones to monitor the Cape peninsula moss frog (Arthroleptella lightfooti) in Table Mountain National Park, South Africa.

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Water hyacinth as a potential agent for phytoremediation
28-November-2016

C·I·B researchers at the University of the Witwatersrand recently demonstrated that the invasive aquatic weed, water hyacinth (Eichhornia crassipes), can be used to remove metal pollutants from water through a process called phytoremediation…

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C·I·B study explores the role of heat treatment in active restoration of Fynbos
22-November-2016

A recent paper by C·I·B student, Stuart Hall, found that heat pre-treatment of seeds can improve restoration efforts in fynbos ecosystems that were cleared of invasive alien tree species.

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Ant colour and body size respond strongly to the environment
16-November-2016

A recent study by C·I·B post-doctoral fellow, Tom Bishop and colleagues has shown that the relative abundances of ants is strongly related to their thermoregulatory traits.

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