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Being an efficient dispersal vector in birds
27-June-2016

A recent study by Thabiso Mokotjomela (Research Fellow at Wits) and colleagues at the C·I·B (core team members Karen Esler and Colleen Downs) found that a few garden birds, such as the red-winged starlings can help the spread of alien invasive plants.

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C·I·B and City of Cape Town researchers tackle invasive species in cities
13-June-2016

A collaboration between C·I·B researchers and managers from the City of Cape Town’s (CoCTs) Green Jobs Unit resulted in the development of a framework specifically to help managers manage invasive species in cities.

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New approaches to compile “100 of the worst” lists
06-June-2016

A recent paper by Sabrina Kumschick, C·I·B Core Team Member, together with C·I·B Director Dave Richardson and C·I·B Associate Tim Blackburn investigated whether the birds on the “100 worst” lists are indeed worthy of this honour.

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Study shows invasive species can have cross-ecosystem impacts
10-May-2016

A recent study by C·I·B post-doctoral fellow, Michelle Jackson, found that invasive species can have effects that reach across different ecosystems.

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