Bewana, Aphiwe. 2009. A re-assessment of the state of marine protected area management in South Africa. (Supervisor: Colin Attwood).

Cordingley, Justine. 2009. Hot, hotter, gone? Predicting climate-induced species losses from hot African ecosystems. (Supervisor: Phil Hockey).

Ditlhobolo. Tsholofelo. 2009. Does protection from grazing alter the species composition and improve grazing value of the semi-arid Karoo rangeland? (Supervisors: Graeme Cumming, Sue Milton).

Dures, Simon. 2009. Assessing the impact of management practices on avian taxonomic and functional richness across Cape Town's biodiversity network. (Supervisor: Graeme Cumming).

Hamann, Maike. 2009. Evaluating competition between Cape cormorants and purse-seine fisheries in the southern Benguela. (Supervisors: Peter Ryan, Lorien Pichegru, David Grémillet).

Meek, Clifton. 2009. Effects of anthropogenic land use on the composition of alien species in riparian zones. (Supervisors: Dave Richardson, Ladislaw Mucina, John Hoffmann).

Menayas, Alex. 2009. Detecting multiple paternity in four shark species. (Supervisor: Jacqui Bishop).

Musvuugwa, Tendai. 2009. A geographical analysis of the breeding effort and success of ground nesting birds and gamefowl. (Supervisor: Phil Hockey).

Mzumara, Tiwonge. 2009. Habitat use and conservation requirements of Malawi's endemic Yellow-throated Apalis Apalis flavigularis. (Supervisor: Phil Hockey).

Quayle, Tarryn. 2009. Comparison of movement patterns and activity budgets of monitored vs unmonitored baboon troops. (Supervisor: Justin O'Riain).

Shaw, Jessica. 2009. Towards the effective mitigation of avian collisions with overhead power lines: testing and refining a spatial risk model for the blue crane in the Overberg. (Supervisors: Andrew Jenkins, Peter Ryan).