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Comparing community structure on shells of the abalone Haliotis midae and adjacent rock: implications for biodiversity
(Springer Verlag, 2013)
This paper concerns the effects on biodiversity of depletion 24 of the South African abalone Haliotis midae, which is a long-lived species with a large corrugated shell that provides a habitat for diverse benthic organisms. ...
Kelp forests: forests of a different kind
(Botanical Society of South Africa, 2011)
The United Nations (UN) Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) defines a forest as being 'more than 0.5 ha with trees higher than 5 m and a canopy cover of more than 10%, or trees able to reach these thresholds in situ', ...
Impact of climate change and anthropogenic activities on renewable coastal resources and biodiversity in Nigeria
(Academic Journals, 2012)
Climates related disaster is greatly human induced warming, leading to substantial fluctuations in earth temperature which is currently a global issue of environmental concern. Human proximity and pressure in and around ...
Conservation status and threats for African reptiles
The assimilation of information on taxonomy, distribution, basic ecology and conservation status of Africa's reptiles lags far behind that for most other continents. Many regions of mainland Africa are rarely surveyed, ...