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Deagrarianisation and Forest Revegetation in a Biodiversity Hotspot on the Wild Coast, South Africa
Deagraianisation is a worldwide phenomenon with widespread social, ecological and economic effects yet with little consensus on the local or higher level causes. There have been contested views onExpand
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Prosopis: a global assessment of the biogeography, benefits, impacts and management of one of the world's worst woody invasive plant taxa
Taxa from the genus Prosopis are widespread invasive aliens across the globe. Numerous species have contentious issues surrounding them as they provide both benefits and harm. Prosopis taxa areExpand
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Explaining people's perceptions of invasive alien species: A conceptual framework.
Human perceptions of nature and the environment are increasingly being recognised as important for environmental management and conservation. Understanding people's perceptions is crucial forExpand
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The role of invasive alien species in shaping local livelihoods and human well-being: A review.
Invasive alien species are a well-recognised driver of social-ecological change globally. Much research has focused on ecological impacts, but the role of invasive species for livelihoods and humanExpand
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Stakeholder perceptions and practices regarding Prosopis (mesquite) invasions and management in South Africa
Invasive alien trees impact the environment and human livelihoods. The human dimensions of such invasions are less well understood than the ecological aspects, and this is hindering the developmentExpand
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Distribution and socio-ecological impacts of the invasive alien cactus Opuntia stricta in eastern Africa
Many cactus species have been introduced around the world and have subsequently become major invaders, inducing social and ecological costs. We recorded the distribution of Opuntia stricta in easternExpand
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Managing conflict-generating invasive species in South Africa: Challenges and trade-offs
Background: This paper reviewed the benefits and negative impacts of alien species that are currently listed in the Alien and Invasive Species Regulations of the National Environmental Management:Expand
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Knowledge, perceptions and willingness to control designated invasive tree species in urban household gardens in South Africa
Many biological invasions result in negative impacts on the environment and human livelihoods, but simultaneously some also provide benefits that are valued differently by various stakeholders. ToExpand
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Chromolaena odorata (Siam weed) in eastern Africa: distribution and socio-ecological impacts
Invasive alien plant species such as Chromolaena odorata have negative impacts on biodiversity, ecosystem services and human well-being. Ecological impacts of this shrub are relatively wellExpand
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A framework for engaging stakeholders on the management of alien species.
Alien species can have major ecological and socioeconomic impacts in their novel ranges and so effective management actions are needed. However, management can be contentious and create conflicts,Expand
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