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Title Type Year Journal/publisher
Are Pine Plantations “Inhospitable Seas” around Remnant Native Habitat within South-western Cape Forestry Areas? South Africa Peer-reviewed article 1996 South African Forestry Journal
A Review of Climate‐Change Adaptation Strategies for Wildlife Management and Biodiversity Conservation Open access Peer-reviewed article 2009 Conservation Biology
A river runs through it: Land-use and the composition of vegetation along a riparian corridor in the Cape Floristic Region, South Africa South Africa Highly recommended Peer-reviewed article 2010 Biological Conservation
Application of Fragmentation and Variegation Models to Epigaeic Invertebrates in South Africa South Africa Highly recommended Peer-reviewed article 1996 Conservation Biology
Biodiversity for Development: South Africa's landscape approach to conserving biodiversity and promoting ecosystem resilience South Africa Open access Report 2010 Department of Environmental Affairs and the South African National Biodiversity Institute
Characterising landscape connectivity for conservation planning using a dispersal guild approach Peer-reviewed article 2016 Landscape Ecology
CoCT Local Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan South Africa Report 2019
Connectivity and cladoceran species richness in a metacommunity of shallow lakes Peer-reviewed article 2003 Freshwater Biology
Consequences and Costs of Conservation Corridors Highly recommended Open access Peer-reviewed article 1987 Conservation Biology
Corridors for Conservation: Integrating Pattern and Process Open access Peer-reviewed article 2006 Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution, and Systematics
Corridors in Real Landscapes: A Reply to Simberloff and Cox South Africa Peer-reviewed article 1987 Conservation Biology
Designing conservation corridors in production landscapes: assessment methods, implementation issues, and lessons learned South Africa Open access Peer-reviewed article 2010 Ecology and Society
Designing greenways: sustainable landscapes for nature and people Book 2006 Island Press
Designing Large‐Scale Conservation Corridors for Pattern and Process South Africa Highly recommended Open access Peer-reviewed article 2006 Conservation Biology
Determining Minimum Habitat Areas and Habitat Corridors for Cougars Peer-reviewed article 1993 Conservation Biology
European corridors - example studies for the Pan-European Ecological Network Open access Peer-reviewed article 2004
Green corridors in urban landscapes affect the arthropod communities of domestic gardens Highly recommended Peer-reviewed article 2012 Biological Conservation
Identifying spatial components of ecological and evolutionary processes for regional conservation planning in the Cape Floristic Region, South Africa South Africa Highly recommended Peer-reviewed article 2003 Diversity and Distributions
Impacts of extreme weather and climate change on South African dragonflies South Africa Open access Peer-reviewed article 2010 BioRisk
Landscape connectivity and animal behavior: functional grain as a key determinant for dispersal Peer-reviewed article 2007 Landscape Ecology
Landscape element pattern and continuity of butterfly flight paths in an ecologically landscaped botanic garden, Natal, South Africa South Africa Highly recommended Peer-reviewed article 1991 Biological Conservation
Landscape Linkages and Biodiversity Book 1991 Island Press
Measuring Landscape Connectivity: The Challenge of Behavioral Landscape Ecology Peer-reviewed article 2005 Ecology
Movement Corridors: Conservation Bargains or Poor Investments? Peer-reviewed article 1992 Conservation Biology
Optimizing Dispersal Corridors For The Cape Proteaceae Using Network Flow South Africa Open access Peer-reviewed article 2008 Ecological Applications
Photorealistic visualisation of urban greening in a low-cost high-density housing settlement, Durban, South Africa South Africa Highly recommended Peer-reviewed article 2007 Urban Forestry & Urban Greening
Planning for Climate Change: Identifying Minimum‐Dispersal Corridors for the Cape Proteaceae South Africa Highly recommended Peer-reviewed article 2005 Conservation Biology
Predicting Ecological Connectivity in Urbanizing Landscapes Peer-reviewed article 2005 Environment and Planning B: Planning and Design
Provision of ecosystem services by large scale corridors and ecological networks South Africa Highly recommended Peer-reviewed article 2010 Biodiversity and Conservation
Reconnecting plants and pollinators: challenges in the restoration of pollination mutualisms Highly recommended Peer-reviewed article 2011 Trends in Plant Science
Review of experience with ecological networks, corridors and buffer zones Open access Book 2006 Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity
The Design of an Urban Open-space Network for the City of Durban (South Africa) South Africa Peer-reviewed article 1994 Environmental Conservation
The Effects of Urban Patterns on Ecosystem Function Peer-reviewed article 2005 International Regional Science Review
The Matrix Enhances the Effectiveness of Corridors and Stepping Stones Highly recommended Peer-reviewed article 2004 Ecology
The Potential Role of Ecological Corridors For Habitat Conservation in Ireland: A Review Open access Report 1998 Irish Wildlife Manuals
The Role of Riparian Corridors in Maintaining Regional Biodiversity Highly recommended Peer-reviewed article 1993 Ecological Applications
Urban ecological corridors construction: A review Peer-reviewed article 2017 Acta Ecologica Sinica
What constitutes a successful biodiversity corridor? A Q-study in the Cape Floristic Region, South Africa South Africa Highly recommended Peer-reviewed article 2016 Biological Conservation
Wildlife corridors in india: Viable legal tools for species conservation? Peer-reviewed article 2016 Environmental Law Review