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Few climate change adaptation strategies of rural women : a case study of Ndwedwe-Cibane, KwaZulu-Natal.
Climate change is documented to impact food, energy and water (FEW) resources. Rural women are vulnerable to climate change impacts due to their high dependence on natural resources. Despite numerous studies on climate ...
Assessment of the impact of agriculture and industry on the changing geochemical regimes, macro invertebrate communities and wetland areas : a case study of Sezela estuary and wetland areas, KwaZulu-Natal.
The Sezela estuary and wetlands make up a vast area of the Sezela in which these environments impacted by anthropogenic activities. The Sezela area is located along the south coast of KwaZulu-Natal province of South Africa ...
Challenges in resolving and protecting biodiversity in a developing city : the case of the Cato Ridge grasslands, Durban.
The area of Cato Ridge has been identified as a key node for future industrial and commercial development within the eThekwini Municipal Area, with a Local Area Plan approved to guide it. However, it also includes large ...
Quantitative comparison of the aerosol optical properties over Durban using ground and satellite based instrumentation.
Aerosols are ubiquitous constituents in the atmosphere and are important for atmospheric processes. This is due to their ability to scatter and absorb solar radiation and influence cloud microphysics. This study will focus ...
Assessing the utility of remotely sensed data and integrated topographic characteristics for determining tree stand structural complexity in a re-forested urban landscape.
Transformation of natural landscapes into impervious built-up surfaces through urbanisation is known to significantly interfere with urban ecological integrity and its ability to provide environmental goods and services ...
Spatial-temporal mapping of Parthenium (P. HysterophoruL) in the Mtubatuba municipality, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
Detecting and mapping the occurrence, spread, and abundance of Alien Invasive Plants (AIPs) have recently gained substantial attention, globally. Therefore, the present study aims to assess remote sensing application for ...
Incorporation of biodiversity conservation into the environmental impact assessments and compliance processes in KwaZulu-Natal.
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Modelling biomass of the rehabilitation forest around the Buffelsdraai landfill site using remote sensing data, Durban, South Africa.
Forests have important roles in ecosystem service provisions and maintenance of the global carbon cycle hence they are one of the main subjects of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change which recommends strategies ...