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The use of environmental isotopes, soil water measurements and soil water modelling to understand tree water use of an Acacia mearnsii (Black wattle) stand in KwaZulu-Natal.
In Southern Africa commercial afforestation is an important agricultural activity and accounts for a large portion of the gross agricultural production, However, there are concerns regarding its possible detrimental ...
Remote sensing applications for monitoring the spatial distribution of Bracken fern (Pteridium) in the Cathedral Peak : Drakensberg, South Africa.
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An investigation into solid waste management in townships : the case study of Clermont, KwaZulu-Natal.
An environmental challenge that is currently plaguing the South African townships in the Metropolitan Area is the volume of solid waste being illegally disposed in open spaces along road verges as well as in streams. The ...
A comparative study of responsible care and ISO 14001 as an effective environmental management system in the chemical and allied industry in South Africa.
With the ever increasing promulgation of environmental legislation in recent years in South Africa, enforcement of these laws is a threat to the chemical and allied industries. In order for these industries to secure ...
Spatial and temporary variations in macrozoobenthic communities in KwaZulu-Natal temporarily open/closed estuaries.
Estuaries are complex ecosystems, typified by remarkable fluctuations in environmental conditions. In addition to this natural variability, stochastic events and anthropogenic influences effect change at different spatial ...
Enhancing efficiency of biofuels from microalgae using a statistical and mathematical approach.
Algae are primary producers in aquatic ecosystems and are thus the most important organisms in maintaining ecosystem functioning and stability. The usage of algae by humans is quite extensive; they act as an ingredient in ...
An investigation into the production of glycerol biofuel from microalgae in South Africa.
Energy provision in South Africa is going through great changes in this first half of the 21ˢᵗ century. Ensuring delivery of electricity to all households within the country, along with continued industrial growth, has ...
Collusion, cadres and corruption : a critical study of the procurement sector and corruption in local government : the case of eThekwini Municipality.
Corruption is a complex and multifaceted phenomenon that takes various forms and functions in different settings. With the transition to a democratic dispensation in South Africa, there has been an escalation in corruption ...
Vulnerabilities of African female refugees in South Africa : a case study of Albert Park area.
The fear of being persecuted has led to thousands of refugee women fleeing their countries of origin to seek safety in South Africa. However, this has proved an elusive aspiration. This dissertation investigates the ...