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Promising prospects for the eradication of a Melaleuca quinquenervia from South Africa
08-February-2016

The discovery of a clump of broad-leaved paper-bark trees (Melaleuca quinquenervia) in 2009 by a field ranger lead to an exciting study on this global wetland invader.

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Skyscrapers and bungalows: the alien species real estate market on Marcus Island
02-February-2016

An interesting study by C·I·B PhD student examined the different number of species (species richness) and invertebrates on the rocky shores of Marcus Island after the arrival of alien species that were also ecosystem engineers

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Where will the Cape frogs go?
25-January-2016

Understanding how changes in the climate have influenced the spread of species is important if we want to conserve our most vulnerable species. Part of the answer lies in our ability to make predictions on whether species will be able to track predicted changes in the climate.

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C·I·B host international workshop on invasive trees and their evolutionary dynamics
18-January-2016

In November 2015 the Centre for Invasion Biology (C·I·B) hosted an international workshop entitled “Evolutionary dynamics of tree invasions: drivers, dimensions, and implications for management”

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