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Centre for Invasion Biology (C.I.B) researcher, Charles Griffiths, is a co-author on a recently-published study that shows major changes in the invertebrate community of a small, urban estuary resulting from the proliferation of alien reef-building worms, Ficopomatus enigmaticus.
Two highly invasive wasp species are expanding their range throughout Cape Town and the Western Cape. The City of Cape Town has therefore ensured that measures are in place to control the spread of these wasps.
Two highly invasive wasp species are expanding their range throughout Cape Town and the Western Cape and the City and its partners are calling upon the public to help identify and report new colonies.
A new emerging weed has recently been spotted in the Bothasig and Hazendal areas by members of the Custodians for Rare and Endangered Wildlife (CREW).
The City has released water hyacinth hopper insects into Zeekoevlei to help control the spread of invasive water hyacinth - Cape Town and South Africa’s worst aquatic weed.
The invasive mallard is a threat to our indigenous ducks.