South African, based in the UK
University of Oxford
BII expert in: Plants

My work examines the impact of global change on non-forested ecosystems in Africa. I am particularly interested in understanding the mechanisms that shape plant distribution ranges and how they are changing. I am also interested in understanding the impacts of woody encroachment on biodiversity and ecosystem services.

In the environmental systems in which I work, regional changes in land management often override any changes caused by climate change, making land management a crucial process to understand to safeguard nature.

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