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Modelling the effect of biocontrol agents on Acacia cyclops
08-December-2014

Invasive alien plant control is an expensive exercise. Traditional control strategies, namely mechanical as well as chemical control and use of fire, are particularly expensive and require re-investment over time.

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Habitat linked to the level of signalling in lizards
11-November-2014

C·I·B post-doctoral fellow, Dr Shelley Edwards, is a co-author on a recently published study looking at links between the chemical communication system of lizards and their environment.

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Historical specimens shed new light on invasive species
03-November-2014

C·I·B alumnus James Rodger is a co-author on a recently published study that traces the invasion history of fire weed (Senecio madagascariensis) in Australia, using DNA from herbarium specimens dating back to its introduction, as well as present-day collections.

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Stakeholder perspectives crucial for mainstreaming ecosystem services in development planning
28-October-2014

Nature provides us with benefits such as fresh water, food, climate regulation, nutrient recycling and a sense of place. These benefits, also known as “ecosystem services”, are critical for our well-being and underpin any future development.

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