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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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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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