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Just Out - Decision tree for ecosystem assessment of the South Catalan Sea
Thursday, June 1, 2017 - 11:30

Congratulations to Emma, who has received a special birthday present from the  Journal of Marine Systems:

Just Out - twin papers published
Thursday, June 1, 2017 - 09:00

Congratulations to Louise, who just had the twin papers emanating from her MSc research (UCT, 2015) published in the SA Journal of Science:

Input to next week’s Stock Assessment Review Workshop
Friday, November 25, 2016 - 11:45

As contribution to DAFF’s scientific basis for management advice, we have prepared three documents for the attention of the International Panel:

Just Out - Fish and Fisheries Paper
Thursday, October 13, 2016 - 15:30

Good governance and management - good fisheries - healthy ecosystems. A comparative study by the Human Dimensions Task Group of the global IndiSeas Programme supports the widespread impression

New IndiSeas Paper Just Out
Tuesday, September 6, 2016 - 14:00

Congratulations to Lynne and the IndiSeas team for their new comparative paper, which confirms the value...

Spatial Indicators for Ecosystem Change in the Southern Benguela
Tuesday, August 23, 2016 - 12:45

Congratulations to Kate, whose first paper from her PhD has been published in PLoS ONE...

Dr Lynne Shannon invited as lead author of IPBES global assessment
Thursday, July 21, 2016 - 13:45

Heartfelt congratulations to Lynne who has been invited to serve as a lead author for Chapter 2 in the global assessment of biodiversity and ecosystem services of IPBES (the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services)...

Mandela Day KnitNomination!
Monday, July 18, 2016 - 13:45

For Mandela Day our industrious lab members have been knitting away at these beautiful squares for KnitNominations.  Thank you Catherine, Emma, Louise, Kate and Lynne for knitting as well as the not-so-knit-skilled members for funding! The squares will be turned into blankets for the Zoe Project at Retreat Maternity Hospital.

Congratulations, Emma!
Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 13:45

Emma Lockerbie has published the first paper from her ongoing PhD research. Contributing  to the global IndiSeas research project, her findings shows that the sequential analysis of suites of ecological, fishing and environmental indicators can be used in order to determine ecosystem trends in the Southern...

Sound scientific input to difficult tradeoffs in modern management
Wednesday, June 22, 2016 - 13:30

letter to the editor of Ecological Modelling in support of  a systems approach to management of human activities in the southern Benguela has just been published. It highlights “The perilous conservation status of the African penguin and the increasing pressure on our global marine environment, underline the need for modelling tools that the enable the examination of trade-offs across management alternatives in the immediate future by considering all available information in an ecologically meaningful way”.

Well done, Tammy!
Tuesday, June 21, 2016 - 13:30

Congratulations to Tamsyn Tyler, who graduated with a MSc in Applied Marine Science (by coursework and dissertation) last week and was awarded Distinction for her degree. Her thesis is “Examining the feeding ecology of two mesopelagic fishes (Lampanyctodes hectoris andMaurolicus walvisensis) off the west coast of South Africa using stable isotope and stomach content analyses”.

Just Out
Tuesday, April 26, 2016 - 13:15