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Achieving the national development agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through investment in ecological infrastructure: A case study of South Africa
Abstract Ecological infrastructure (EI) refers to ecosystems that deliver services to society, functioning as a nature-based equivalent of, or complement to, built infrastructure. EI is critical forExpand
Waterbird populations at the Orange River mouth from 1980–2001: a re-assessment of its Ramsar status
The Orange River mouth (ORM), at the end of the longest river in South Africa, is one of few perennial wetlands on the arid south-west African coast. The ORM supports a large number of waterbirds,Expand
Modelling potential hydrological returns from investing in ecological infrastructure: Case studies from the Baviaanskloof-Tsitsikamma and uMngeni catchments, South Africa
A shortage of water currently threatens the development of the South African economy and the well-being of its people. Climate change, land degradation and an inherently semi-arid, variable climateExpand
Condensed tannin in Eragrostis chloromelas leaves deters feeding by a generalist grasshopper
Abstract We investigated the feeding responses of a generalist grasshopper, the brown locust (Locusta pardalina), to leaves of the grass Eragrostis chloromelas differing in polyphenol content. ForExpand
No . 107 Key Ingredients , Challenges and Lessons from Biodiversity Mainstreaming in South Africa PEOPLE
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A review of trends in scientific coverage of water governance in South Africa and what this means for agenda-setting of public investment in water governance R&D
A review of global trends in water governance reveals a paradigm dominated by political and institutional change which becomes increasingly aligned with global shifts towards sustainability and alsoExpand
Key Ingredients, Challenges and Lessons from Biodiversity Mainstreaming in South Africa: People, Products, Process
This paper provides an in-depth review of experiences and insights from mainstreaming biodiversity and development in South Africa. More specifically, it describes how biodiversity considerationsExpand