Basson-Fourie, W. Klimaatsverandering: Tameletjie om gevolge vir diere te voorspel. Landbouweekblad. 16 September 2021

Coleman, A. 2022. More money needed to curb invasive species in SA. Farmer’s Weekly. 24 November 2022.

Coleman, A. 2022. These plants also pose a real danger to water sources. Farmer’s Weekly. 2 December 2022.

Van der Spuy, M. 2022. Strategie nodig om verspreiding van stompkopkewer te keer. Landbou Weekblad. 30 Junie 2022.

Foxcroft, L.C. 2022. Islands of fertility: the invasive alien cactus creates and benefits from fertile islands. pp. 60-61.

Coleman, A. 2022. More money needed to curb invasive species in SA. Farmers Weekly, [online] November 24, 2022. Available at: <https://www.farmersweekly.co.za/agri-news/south-africa/more-money-needed-to-curb-invasive-species-in-sa/>

Coleman, A. 2022. Mynah population surges in Kruger National Park. Farmers Weekly, [online] November 16, 2022. Available at: <https://www.farmersweekly.co.za/agri-news/south-africa/mynah-population-surges-in-kruger-national-park/>

Henning, D. 2022. Invasive Indian mynahs are laying nest in Kruger National Park. Getaway, [online] November 1, 2022. Available at: <https://www.getaway.co.za/travel-news/invasive-indian-mynahs-are-laying-nest-in-kruger-national-park/>

Henning, D. 2022. South Africa has spent R7 billion combating invasive plants. Getaway, [online] November 15, 2022. Available at: <https://www.getaway.co.za/travel-news/south-africa-has-spent-r7-billion-combating-invasive-plants/>

Martin, N. 2022. Alien species are moving across oceans faster: climate change will accelerate this. The Conversation, [online] June 7, 2022. Available at: <https://theconversation.com/alien-species-are-moving-across-oceans-faster-climate-change-will-accelerate-this-184415>

Rebelo, A., Esler, K.J., New, M. & Holden, P.B. 2022.  Removing alien plants can save water: we measured how much. The Conversation, [online] May 4, 2022. Available at: <https://theconversation.com/removing-alien-plants-can-save-water-we-measured-how-much-181811>

Tree-boring beetle could cost South Africa $18.5bn. Engineering News, [online] May 26, 2022. Available at: <https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/tree-boring-beetle-could-cost-south-africa-185bn-2022-05-26>

Van der Spuy, M. 2022. Strategie nodig om verspreiding van stompkopkewer te stuit. Landbou, [aanlyn] May 26, 2022. Beskikbaar by: <https://www.landbou.com/landbou/bedrywe/tuinbou/strategie-nodig-om-verspreiding-van-stompkopkewer-te-stuit-20220525>

Van Wilgen-Bredenkamp, N., Joubert, M., Smit, I. & Spear, D. 2022. South African media treat fire as foe – its ecosystem benefits get lost in the blaze. The Conversation, [online] March 24, 2022. Available at: <https://theconversation.com/south-african-media-treat-fire-as-foe-its-ecosystem-benefits-get-lost-in-the-blaze-179030>


Basson-Fourie, W. Klimaatsverandering: Tameletjie om gevolge vir diere te voorspel. Landbouweekblad. 16 September 2021

Kruger, N. 2021. How tadpoles advance the African clawed frog invasion. The Conversation, [online] 6 January 2021. Available at: <https://theconversation.com/how-tadpoles-advance-the-african-clawed-frog-invasion-150999>

Loureiro, T.G. 2021. How we found a way to track alien marine species along South Africa’s coast. The Conversation, [online] 1 December 2021. Available at: <https://theconversation.com/how-we-found-a-way-to-track-alien-marine-species-along-south-africas-coast-149938>

Rebelo, A., Esler, K., 2021. Why the fire on Cape Town’s iconic Table Mountain was particularly devastating.  The Conversation, [online] 20 April 2021. Available at: <https://theconversation.com/why-the-fire-on-cape-towns-iconic-table-mountain-was-particularly-devastating-159390>

Slater, D. 2021. Alien plant and animal species responsible for significant biodiversity degradation. Engineering News, [online] 28 May 2021. Available at: <https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/alien-plant-and-animal-species-responsible-for-significant-biodiversity-degradation-2021-05-28>

Van Wilgen, N. & Van Wilgen, B. 2021. The Table Mountain fire: what we can learn from the main drivers of wildfires. The Conversation, [online] 22 April 2021. Available at: <https://theconversation.com/the-table-mountain-fire-what-we-can-learn-from-the-main-drivers-of-wildfires-159477>


Botha, L. 2020. Bats: the answer to macadamia pests? Farmer’s Weekly, December 11, 2020.

Duvenage, E. 2020. Gratis boek bied ensiklopediese kennis oor indringers in Suid-Afrika. Landbouweekblad, Julie 16, 2020.

Weier, S., Linden, V. & Taylor, P. 2020. Bats versus macadamia crop pests. Quest 16: 16-17.

Anonymous. 2020. Miniature Guttural Toads on Mauritius and Réunion stun researchers. ScienMag, [online] 8 December 2020. Available at: <https://scienmag.com/miniature-guttural-toads-on-mauritius-and-reunion-stun-researchers/>

Anonymous. 2020. Miniature guttural toads on Mauritiusand Réunion stun researchers. Bioenigeer, [online] 8 December 2020. Available at: < https://bioengineer.org/miniature-guttural-toads-on-mauritius-and-reunion-stun-researchers/>

Baxter-Gilbert, J. 2020. The diet of invasive toads in Mauritius has some rare species on the menu. The Conversation, [online] 5 November 2020. Available at: <https://theconversation.com/the-diet-of-invasive-toads-in-mauritius-has-some-rare-species-on-the-menu-149371>

Duvenage, E. 2020. Gratis boek bied ensiklopediese kennis oor indringers in Suid-Afrika. Landbou.com, [online] 10 Julie 2020. Beskikbaar by: <https://www.netwerk24.com/landbou/Leefstyl/Gesin/gratis-boek-bied-kennis-oor-indringerplante-in-sa-20200710>

Rebelo, A., Esler, K.J., Samways, M., Holmes, P. and Rebelo, T. 2020. Cape Town’s climate strategy isn’t perfect, but every African city should have one. The Conversation, [online] 10 November 2020. Available at: <Cape Town’s climate strategy isn’t perfect, but every African city should have one (theconversation.com)>

Shackleton, R. 2020. We’ve developed a framework to help World Heritage Sites manage invasive species. The Conversation, [online] 2 December 2020. Available at: <https://theconversation.com/weve-developed-a-framework-to-help-world-heritage-sites-manage-invasive-species-147804>

Virata, J. 2020. Toads introduced on Mauritius and Réunion islands smaller than native African populations. Reptiles Magazines, [online] 20 November 2020. Available at: <https://www.reptilesmagazine.com/toads-introduced-on-mauritius-and-reunion-islands-smaller-than-native-african-populations/>


Hirsch, H. 2019. South Africa needs a fresh approach to managing invasive trees like Eucalyptus. The Conversation, [online] December 29, 2019. Available at: <https://theconversation.com/south-africa-needs-a-fresh-approach-to-managing-invasive-trees-like-eucalyptus-126777>

Le Roux. J. 2019. Plants are going extinct up to 350 times faster than the historical norm. The Conversation, [online] August 22, 2019. Available at: < https://theconversation.com/plants-are-going-extinct-up-to-350-times-faster-than-the-historical-norm-122255>

Measey, J. 2019. BRICS scientists could help stem the tide of invasive species. The Conversation, [online] November 7, 2019. Available at: <https://theconversation.com/brics-scientists-could-help-stem-the-tide-of-invasive-species-126210>

Mohanty, N. 2019. Global pet trade in amphibians is bigger than we thought. The Conversation, [online] October 22, 2019. Available at: < https://theconversation.com/global-pet-trade-in-amphibians-is-bigger-than-we-thought-124710>

Sishuba, S. 2019. Putting plant extinctions in South Africa in perspective. Farmer’s Weekly. September 20, 2019.

Shocking rate of plant extinctions in South Africa. Engineering News, [online] August 23, 2019. Available at: <http://m.engineeringnews.co.za/article/shocking-rate-of-plant-extinctions-in-south-africa-2019-08-23/rep_id:4433>

Young, C. 2019. Researchers find a new way to strategically prevent species invasions. Interesting Engineering, [online] 28 June 2019. Available at: <https://interestingengineering.com/researchers-find-a-new-way-to-strategically-prevent-species-invasions>


Cowie, B.W. 2018. How South Africa is keeping its worst invader – famine weed – at bay. The Conversation, [Online] February 1, 2018.

Kumschick, S., Bacher, S. 2018. A novel approach could help manage the impact of invasive species. The Conversation, [Online] January 29, 2018.


Anonymous. 2017. Scientists assess invasive alien plant control in Kruger. The Water Wheel, pp. 7.

Anonymous. 2017. South Africa’s first biological invasions status report underway. The Water Wheel, pp. 6.

Duvenage, E. 2017. Felling pines: doing it sooner rather than later is better for fynbos. AgriCultureKultuur, pp. 52.

Kriel, G. 2017. Tips for restoring fynbos in pine plantations. Farmer’s Weekly, pp. 22.

Phillips, L. 2017. Redclaw crayfish spread devastates ecosystems. Farmer’s Weekly, pp. 19.

Rebelo, A. & Measey, J. 2017. Assessing the impacts of invasive amphibians FrogLog 118(1), pp. 27-28.

Special issue EnviroKids 2017 Volume 38(3). View pdf


Measey, J., Backeljau, T., Herrel, A., Rebelo, R. & Rödder, D. (2016) Unbekannte Eindringlinge: der afrikanische Krallenfrosch in Europa. Terraria 58: 58-63.


Mostert, E., Gaertner, M., Hall, S., Mukundamago, M. & Holmes, P. 2015. Solving the puzzle of restoring the missing fynbos. Quest. September 2015, p. 32.

Ruwanza, S. 2015. Who is using the water along the Berg River: ALIEN OR NATIVE PLANTS? Veld and Flora. September 2015, p. 130-132.

Special issue Quest 2015 Volume 11 Number 2. More information

Vimercati, G. & Measey, J. 2015. Frog eat frog. FrogLog. April 2015, p. 32-33.

Walker, G. & Irlich, U. 2015. Tree of Heaven — the backyard tree from HELL. Veld and Flora. December 2015, p. 63.


Anonymous. 2014. Ecological restoration — giving back to SA’s watercourses. The Water Wheel. March 2014, p. 22.


Anonymous. 2012. “No” to forestry in fynbos areas. SA Forestry. January 2012, p. 6.

Anonymous. 2012. Battle of the ants affecting Fynbos, study finds. SA Fruit Journal. August 2013, p. 49.

Coetsee, J. 2012. Dit bepaal biodiversiteit. Landbouweekblad. Januarie 2012, p. 68.

Duvenage, E. 2012. Indringers bedreig selfs Antarktika. Landbouweekblad. November 2012, p. 10.

Duvenage, E. 2012. Uitheemse spreeus neem oor. Agri Fokus. September 2012, p. 8.

Kriel, G. 2012. Argentynse miere bedreig fynbos, veroorsaak plantsiektes. Landbouweekblad. Julie 2013, p. 8.


Coetsee, J. 2011. Let op vir die gestreepte rietpadda. Landbouweekblad. Januarie 2011, pp. 78.

Crous, C., Jacobs, S.J. and Esler, K.J. 2011. Conserving our rivers: a meander. Quest 7(4): 10-13

Jansen van Vuuren, B. 2011. Misconceptions regarding the sable. Wildlife Ranching. Summer p7

Measey, G.J. & Davies, S.J. 2011. Struggling against domestic exotics at the southern end of Africa. Froglog. July 2011, pp. 28.


Anonymous. 2010. Giant sables still under threat. Farming SA, November 2010, pp. 38.

Anonymous. 2010. Marine organisms have spread to other oceans. Fishing Industry News Southern Africa, April 2010, pp. 22.

Anonymous. 2010. The truth about endangered giant sable lies in its genetics. African Outfitters, November 2010, pp. 74.

Anonymous. 2010. World governments fail to deliver on 2010 biodiversity target. Borehole Water Journal, June 2010. pp. 2-3.

Anonymous. 2010. World governments fail to deliver on 2010 biodiversity target. Fishing Industry News Southern Africa, June 2010, pp. 28.

Braschler, B., Du Plessis, D. and Jumbam, J.R. 2010. Raising awareness of South Africa’s biodiversity. Quest, June 2010, pp. 8-11.

Coetsee, J. 2010. Reuse-swartwitpens steeds bedreig. Landbouweekblad, Oktober 2010, pp. 32.

Coetsee, J. 2010. Vat indringers vinnig vas. Landbouweekblad, Februarie 2010, pp. 22.

Erasmus, D. 2010. Bad news for critically endangered giant sable. Farmer’s Weekly, October 2010, pp. 38.

Spear, D., Le Roux, J., Wilson, J. and Gaertner, M. 2010. South Africa invaded. Quest, June 2010, pp. 12-13.

Taplin, M. and Du Plessis, D. 2010. Learners assist with ant research in Karoo National Park. Go Wild, January 2010, pp. 14.

Treurnicht, M., Esler, KJ., Gaertner, M. and Conradie, B. 2010. Wildflower farming on the Agulhas Plain. Veld and Flora, September 2010, pp. 138-139.


Anonymous. 2009. Antarctica: the last true wilderness. Sowetan Youth Magazine, August 2009, pp. 2.

Anonymous. 2009. Dieretuine benadeel diereverskeidenheid. Wild en Jag. Februarie 2009, pp. 11.

Anonymous. 2009. Exploring Antarctica. Life after school. July 2009, pp. 28 – 31.

Anonymous. 2009. Invaded – The biological invasion of South Africa. Environmental Management. July 2009, pp. 27 – 36.

Burgess, M. 2009. Relocation: the last hope in a warming world. Farmer’s Weekly. September 2009, pp. 32.

Coetsee, J. 2009. Hoefdiere se diversiteit deur verskuiwings geraak. Landbouweekblad. Januarie 2009, pp. 66.

Coetsee, J. 2009. Keer uitwissing van spesies so. Landbouweekblad. Augustus 2009, pp. 28.

Cowling, R., van Wilgen, B. and Kraaij, T. 2009. How no-man’s land is becoming everyone’s problem: Runaway pine invasions in the Outeniqua and Tsitsikamma mountains. Veld & Flora, September 2009, pp. 147 – 149.

Davies, S.J. 2009. Tracking the progress of frog invasion in the Cape Peninsula. ParkNEWS: Table Mountain National Park. Second Quarter 2009.

Du Plessis, D. 2009. Silence intruders (cont.). Easy Science. August 2009.

Du Plessis, D. 2009. Silent intruders. Easy Science. July 2009.

Foxcroft, L.C. 2009. Are we managing alien plant invasions sensibly? Veld and Flora. June 2009, pp. 94 – 95.

Griffiths, C.L 2009. March of the aliens. Envirokids 30 (2), pp. 20-21.

Hui, C. 2009. Extrapolating population size. Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America 90, pp. 493-495.

Wilson, J.R & Zenni, R. D. 2009. Cut me Kangaroo Thorn down, sport! Veld and Flora, December 2009, pp. 193.


C·I·B Writer. 2008. Research boost for alien busters. Water Wheel, June 2008.

C·I·B Writer. 2008. What’s new in Science. Hip2B², September 2008.

Eagleton, F. 2008. Forum: Eyewitness. Hip2B², March 2008.

Parker-Allie, F., Robertson, H and Richardson, D.M. 2008. The Argentine Ant. Veld and Flora, March 2008, pp. 16-17.

Taylor, S. and Bezuidenhout, R. 2008. Climate change brings new pest possibilities. Farmer’s Weekly, August 2008, pp. 28.


Esler, K.J. and Milton, S.J. 2007. Towards best practice in management of road reserves. Veld and Flora, March 2007, pp. 222-223.

Griffiths, C. L. 2007. Our marine heritage. Envirokids 28 (3), pp. 4-5.

Griffiths, C.L. 2007. Eight great sights to see. Envirokids 28 (3), pp. 6-7.

Griffiths, C.L. 2007. Marine Invaders – the aliens have landed. African Wildlife 60 (3), pp. 10-11.

Griffiths, C.L. 2007. Our Oceans – an overview. Guest editorial African Wildlife 60 (3), pp. 6-7.

Procheş, S. 2007. Wild almond ark: Brabejum stellatifolium and its unique load of passengers. Veld and Flora. June 2007, pp. 86-88.

Van Wilgen, B.W. 2007. Gums, badgers and economics. Quest: Magazine of the South African Academy of Science 3, pp. 41.


Gusset, M., Graf, J. & Somers, M.J. 2006. The re-introduction of endangered wild dogs into Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Park, South Africa: an update on the first 25 years. Re-introduction NEWS 25, 31-33.

Samways, M.J. 2006. Amazing new dragonfly discoveries in the Western Cape. Faculty of AgriSciences Newsletter. November 2006 p. 6.

Samways, M.J. 2006. Astonishing recovery of rare and threatened dragonflies. Rostrum September 2006, p. 1.

Samways, M.J. 2006. Recent advances in South African Orthopterology. Metaleptea August 2006, p. 8.

van Wilgen, B.W. 2006. Invasive alien species – an important aspect of global change. Science Scope 1(2), 8 – 11.

Van Wilgen, B.W. and Holmes, P.M. Laying waste to aliens? Quest 3(1), 29.

Vosse, S. 2006. Banking on Seeds. Can our riverine plant communities fight back after heavy invasion? Veld and Flora, December 2006


Griffiths, C.L. & Griffiths, R.J. 2005. Changing ocean wildlife. Envirokids 26 (3), 6-7

Griffiths, C.L. 2005.Ocean winners and losers. Envirokids 26 (3), 8-9.

McGeoch, M.A. 2005. Backing the GMO horse: what are the odds? Quest 1 (4), 40-41.

Sessions, L. A. & Johnson, S. D. 2005. The flower and the fly. Natural History 114, 58-63.