Globally mangrove forests are expanding their distributional ranges due to climate change. Intertidal salt marsh and mangroves occupy similar estuarine habitats, with salt marsh replacing mangroves in colder, more temperate zones.
The Great Escarpment stretches southward from Angola in the northwest through Namibia, and curves through South Africa, Lesotho and Swaziland back north to the Zimbabwe-Mozambique border.
According the Professor Ric Bernard, the Science Faculty can gauge its success in four measurable ways. These include graduation rates, research outputs, publications, and teaching and learning track records.