conservation

Identifying research questions for the conservation of the Cape Floristic Region

[Access the paper here.](https://doi.org/10.17159/sajs.2019/5889) We conducted a survey among people working in the nature conservation community in an implementation, research or policy capacity to identify research questions that they felt were …

Priority questions for biodiversity conservation in the Mediterranean biome: Heterogeneous perspectives across continents and stakeholders

[Access the paper here.](https://doi.org/10.1111/csp2.118) The identification of research questions with high relevance for biodiversity conservation is an important step towards designing more effective policies and management actions, and to better …

Spatial patterns in small wetland systems: identifying and prioritising wetlands most at risk from environmental and anthropogenic impacts

[Access the paper here.](https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11273-018-9626-7) This study establishes whether analysing the distribution patterns of wetlands could identify key systems that would focus conservation and management decisions, …

Seedling recruitment responses to interventions in seed-based ecological restoration of Peninsula Shale Renosterveld, Cape Town

[Access the paper here](https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sajb.2015.09.009) Peninsula Shale Renosterveld, a Critically Endangered ecosystem, requires ecological restoration intervention on transformed areas. Yet there is little guidance due to very few …

Fynbos: ecology, evolution, and conservation of a megadiverse region

[More on the book here.](https://www.oxfordscholarship.com/view/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199679584.001.0001/acprof-9780199679584) South Africa's fynbos region has intrigued biologists for centuries. It has achieved iconic status as a locus of …

People, the Cape floristic region, and sustainability

[More on the book here.](https://www.oxfordscholarship.com/view/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199679584.001.0001/acprof-9780199679584)The remarkable biodiversity of the Cape Floristic Region (CFR) is examined in much of this book from an ecological and …