The SANBI document library contains documents located in four places:

  • Documents to download from this website. These are mostly pdfs.
  • Documents to be found on other websites which relate to biodiversity. SANBI cannot guarantee the continued availability of these documents.
  • Publications by SANBI staff which we may not display on our website for copyright reasons, but which may be obtained by emailing the staff member concerned.
  • Documents which are not accessible online but we will provide some advice on how to access

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  • SANBI Bookshop order form
    Order form for ordering books from SANBI Bookshop, can be e-mailed or faxed.
    How to access
    Access the document via link provided
    SANBI corporate documents
    Sandra Turck
    Published 2013 by SANBI Publishing
    © SANBI
    application/pdf icon application/pdf 34.21 KB
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    SANBI Bookshop Catalogue
    SANBI Bookshop Catalogue.
    SANBI corporate documents
    Turck S, Fouche E
    Published 2015 by SANBI Publishing
    © SANBI
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    SANBI Biodiversity Series 10: User profiles for the South African offshore environment
    Describes the mining, shipping, fishing, dumping and other activities that take place in the offshore environment.
    SANBI biodiversity series
    Atkinson L., Sink K.
    Published 2008 by SANBI
    © SANBI
    application/pdf icon application/pdf 1.68 MB
  • Tree List: Western Cape Fynbos
    Western Cape: Fybos. Indigenous trees well suited to sites with Fynbos Gardens on slopes or foothills of mountains.
    Biodiversity lists
    Published 2011 by SANBI
    © SANBI
    application/pdf icon application/pdf 31.56 KB
  • Tree List: Subtropical, Forested Region
    Subtropical. forested region. Indigenous trees suited to subtropical, forested areas e.g. along the Drakensberg mountains, eastern coast of SA e.g. Port St Johns, Durban, Port Edward, St Lucia, and on the eastern and southern slopes of Table Mountain and Hottentots Holland mountains that are protected from strong winds.
    Biodiversity lists
    Published 2011 by SANBI
    © SANBI
    application/pdf icon application/pdf 8.31 KB
  • NDFs published by the Minister May 2016
    Policy documents
    Department of Environmental Affairs
    Published 2016 by Department of Environmental Affairs
    © Department of Environmental Affairs
    application/pdf icon application/pdf 3.39 MB
  • Non-detriment findings report April 2016
    Policy documents
    Michele Pfab
    Published 2016 by N/A Internal report
    © Michele Pfab
    application/pdf icon application/pdf 12.56 MB
  • Animal pie chart (South Africa)
    A pie chart depicting the species richness in each of the major animal groups in South Africa.
    (Source: Michelle Hamer)
    Biodiversity lists
    Michelle Hamer
    Published 2013 by Unpublished
    © Michelle Hamer
    application/pdf icon application/pdf 289.88 KB
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    SANBI Corporate Strategic Plan 2014-2019
    SANBI Corporate Strategic Plan 2014-2019 - approved by the Board to DEA on 14 February 2014.
    SANBI corporate documents
    Published 2014 by SANBI
    © SANBI
    application/pdf icon application/pdf 672.7 KB
    Policy documents
    SANBI biodiversity series
    Published 2016 by SANBI,UNEP-WCMC
    application/pdf icon application/pdf 7.94 MB
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