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A critical analysis of biodiversity offsets in South Africa
(North-West University (South Africa) , Potchefstroom Campus, 2015)
Biodiversity offsets are widely considered to offer a workable solution to the environment versus development dilemma by allowing development with residual biodiversity loss to continue, in turn for protection of equal ...
The effect of urbanization and agriculture on predacious arthropod diversity in the Highveld grasslands
Biodiversity provides vital ecosystem services and more diverse ecosystems are known to be more stable and resilient in the face of disturbance. Predacious arthropods provide a valuable ecosystem service to control pest ...
An urban ecological synthesis of socio-ecological systems dynamics in Potchefstroom, South Africa
(North-West University, 2015)
As rural populations decrease and cities expand, the importance of urban ecological research becomes globally significant. Urban ecology seeks to understand the complex relationships between human settlements and their ...