Conservation Biology MSc Graduates


Hassan Babiker. 2008. Is climate change changing the distributions of southern Africa’s birds? (Supervisors: Phil Hockey & Mandy Ridley).

Jamshed Chaudhry. 2008. Are cape vultures (Gyps coprotheres) feeling the heat? Behavioural differences at north and south facing colonies in South Africa. (Supervisors: Rob Simmons & Peter Ryan).

Matthew Child. 2008. Assessing the impact of agricultural transformation on avian taxonomic and functional richness. (Supervisor: Graeme Cumming).

Tessa Hempson. 2008. Impacts of dynamite fishing on coral reef communities in the Tanga region, Tanzania. (Supervisor: Charles Griffiths).

Glynis Humphrey. 2008. Large termitaria as indicators of species diversity and tree height structure in a modified Brachystegia/Julbernadia miombo woodland in Chizarira National Park, Zimbabwe. (Supervisors: Graeme Cumming, David Cumming & Lindsey Gillson).

Grant Joseph. 2008. Large termitaria provide refugia for cavity-using birds in a modified miombo woodland system. (Supervisors: Graeme Cumming & David Cumming).

Reda La Grange. 2008. Avian phylogenetic diversity within southern Africa: a case study using the Phasianidae (francolins and spurfowl), Motacillidae (pipits, wagtails and longclaws) Alaudidae (larks) and the genus Monticola (rock thrushes). (Supervisors: Tim Crowe & Terry Hedderson).

Marisa Lipsey. 2008. The value of open area networks in commercial forests for grassland bird conservation in Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa. (Supervisor: Phil Hockey).

Gareth Mann. 2008. Getting smart about baboons: applying multi criteria decision analysis to baboon management in the Cape Peninsula, South Africa. (Supervisors: Astrid Jarre & Justin O’Riain).

Nicola Okes. 2008. Fish and fisheries in the southern Benguela: is a management paradigm shift needed to conserve fish-eating birds. (Supervisors: Phil Hockey, David Grémillet & Lorien Pichegru).

James Puttick. 2008. Municipal commonage: Livestock, livelihoods and land degradation in Grahamstown, South Africa. (Supervisors: Timm Hoffman & James Gambiza).

Thuli Wistebaar. 2008. Mapping habitat degradation at the landscape scale using remote sensing and expert knowledge in Bushmanland – South Africa. (Supervisors: Timm Hoffman & Phillip Desmit).