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Environmental design, crime and vulnerability : a case study of Wentworth.
Apartheid environmental design and planning was aimed at controlling people rather than emphasising safety and security. This resulted in disadvantaged townships becoming conducive to crime and other social problems. In ...
An examination of the contribution of corporate social responsibility in a resource extraction industry to social sustainability: a case study of Lafarge Mining South Africa (Pty) Ltd and Ridgeview Quarry.
Corporate social responsibility is increasingly becoming an important component of the business world. With growing scrutiny of commercial operations, businesses are increasingly being driven to satisfy the expectations ...
A study of the natural and anthropogenic impacts on the sediment and water quality of the middle and lower Mvoti River System, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
This dissertation focussed on the Mvoti River system in KwaZulu-Natal, an important resource for the numerous towns and villages along its course. Catchment activities are varied with agriculture being the predominant ...
An assessment of Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) procedures and challenges faced by environmental officers in EIA implementation in Rwanda.
Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) is one of the most used tools for environmental management since its introduction in 1970s in the United States of America. Being a systematic process that examines the environmental ...
Positioning ecological justice in environmental decision making.
The need for housing developments in South Africa has grown significantly over that last 12 years. On the one end of the scale there is the desperate need for housing by the homeless and on the other end there is substantial ...
An evaluation of the consequences of environmental impact assessments (EIAs) on KwaZulu-Natal's biodiversity targets.
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The integration of the social environment into the development planning process : a case study of petrol filling stations (PFS)
The aim of this dissertation is to examine the integration of social issues into the Development Planning Process through environmental assessment procedures. A Case Study of Petrol Filling Stations (PFS) was examined ...
Understanding the relationship between neoliberalism and the negotiation of urban development imperatives within public private partnerships in Durban.
As neoliberalism has risen into ascendancy, cities have shifted their development approach, often in ways that produce problematic and heavily critiqued outcomes (Bond, 2005a; Leitner et al, 2007). In many instances, ...
Stakeholder perceptions of ecotourism impacts and management issues in relation to private game parks : case studies of the Ezulwini Private Park and Tala Private Park in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
Ecotourism has generated great interest from governments, tourism enterprises, tourists, conservation groups, the private sector and other stakeholders in the industry. A reason for this interest is the availability of ...
Development of a methodology for the delineation of air quality management areas in South Africa.
Since 1992 the Department of Environmental Affairs and Tourism (DEAT), now the Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA), acknowledged that pollution and waste management governance was inadequate in dealing with South ...