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Doctoral theses

Barquete Costa, V. 2012. Using stable isotopes as a tool to understand the trophic relationships and movements of seabirds off southern Africa. PhD Thesis, University of Cape Town. Supervisor: Peter Ryan.

Ndlovu, M. 2012. Environmental influences on moult and movement strategies in southern African waterfowl.  PhD Thesis, University of Cape Town. Supervisor: Graeme Cumming.

Masters theses

van Eeden, R. 2012. Foraging ecology of the African Penguin Spheniscus demersus in relation to ocean physical processes. MSc Thesis, University of Cape Town. Supervisors: Lorien Pichegru & Peter Ryan.

Masters mini-theses

Best, N. 2012. The historical exploitation of chondrichthyans in False Bay, South Africa and assessment of their conservation status. MSc mini-thesis (Conservation Biology), University of Cape Town. Supervisor: Colin Attwood.

Cressey, E. 2012. The conservation genetics of a newly recognized Cape Peninsula endemic: Rose's Mountain Toad (Capensibufo rosei). MSc mini-thesis (Conservation Biology), University of Cape Town. Supervisors: Krystal Tolley, John Measey & Peter Ryan.

De Vos, L. 2012. Baited remote underwater video survey of reef fish in the Stilbaai marine protected area with an assessment of monitoring requirements. MSc mini-thesis (Conservation Biology), University of Cape Town. Supervisor Colin Attwood.

Goss, J. 2012. Human networks of tetrapod translocations in the Western Cape, South Africa: Trends and potential impacts on biodiversity. MSc mini-thesis (Conservation Biology), University of Cape Town. Supervisor: Graeme Cumming.

Gudka, M. 2012. The effects of pesticides on the breeding success and population of African Fish Eagles at Lake Naivasha, Kenya. MSc mini-thesis (Conservation Biology), University of Cape Town. Supervisors: Rob Simmons & Peter Ryan.

Mbatha, H. 2012. Exploring the biodiversity and ecosystem service trade-offs associated with different livestock practices in the Enkangala grasslands, South Africa. MSc mini-thesis (Conservation Biology), University of Cape Town. Supervisors: Jeanne Nel, Belinda Reyers & William Bond.

McCarter, J. 2012. Major histocompatibility complex diversity in an urban Chacma Baboon (Papio ursinus) population: Implications for conservation. MSc mini-thesis (Conservation Biology, University of Cape Town. Supervisor: Jacqui Bishop.

Moore, C. 2012. Understanding highly pathogenic avian influenza outbreaks in the Western Cape ostrich industry: did network dynamics enhance vulnerability? MSc mini-thesis (Conservation Biology), University of Cape Town. Supervisor: Graeme Cumming.

Schutgens, M. 2012. Collisions and biases: estimating the impact of low-voltage distribution lines on the Ludwig's Bustard (Neotis ludwigii). MSc mini-thesis (Conservation Biology), University of Cape Town. Supervisor: Peter Ryan.

Sebele, L. 2012. Factors influencing the timing of breeding in a range expanding raptor at two spatial scales. MSc mini-thesis (Conservation Biology), University of Cape Town. Supervisor: Arjun Amar.

Rice, E. 2012. Rory lines: a silver lining for seabirds in South Africa's demersal trawl fisheries.  MSc mini-thesis (Conservation Biology), University of Cape Town.  Supervisor: Peter Ryan.

Tuagben, D. 2012. The vulnerability of the coast of Liberia to marine oil spills: implications for biodiversity and renewable natural resource utilization. MSc mini-thesis (Conservation Biology), University of Cape Town. Supervisors: Patrick Morant, Jane Turpie & Peter Ryan.

Wright, D. 2012. Significant population structure and little connectivity in South African rocky shore species: implications for the conservation of regional marine biodiversity. MSc mini-thesis (Conservation Biology), University of Cape Town. Supervisor: Jacqui Bishop.