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Centre for African Conservation Ecology


We are incredibly happy to announce that four ACE masters students successfully completed their Master's degrees and graduated this past week at the Nelson Mandela Metropoliatn University.

Congratulations to:


Megan de Jager (MSc Geography) - An analysis of soil properties associated with badland and gulley erosion in rural catchements of the Ngqushwa district, Eastern Cape, South Africa.



Jana du Toit (MSc Zoology) - Changes in the diet resource use by elephant Loxodonta africana due to changes in resource availability in the Addo Elephant National Park.



Kate Southey (MSc Zoology) -  Approaches in the prioritization of areas for biodiversity conservation: a case study from the Western Cape of South Africa.



We at ACE, would like to make special mention of Jessica Leaver, who graduated Cum Laude


Jessica Leaver (MSc Zoology - Cum Laude) - Opions for Eland: A multiscale assessment of anitpredatory responses of a vulnerable prey species to their dominant predator in the Eastern Cape, South Africa.



We wish all of this years ACE graduates every success for the future.