First mollusc type specimen recorded

Nelisiwe Manukuza, KZN Museum As we were checking the condition of some of the very old material in our collection we came across the first type specimen recorded in the museum. Our first recorded mollusc type specimen is Ocenebra natalensis (Smith, 1906) which is now...

Highmoor molluscs

Igor Muratov, KZN Museum Unique collections held and curated at the Museum are a useful reference tool that allows monitoring long-term environmental changes in the protected areas of KwaZulu-Natal, when supplemented by the data obtained during our latest fieldwork...

Permitting Nightmare

Authored by Michelle Hamer, Karin Behr, Ian Engelbrecht and Leigh Richards, this commentary published in the South African Journal of Science highlights the challenges, flaws and limitations that come with the different permits that South African scientific...