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Land, labour and livelihoods : the production of nature and poverty in northern KwaZulu-Natal.
In many parts of South Africa, a growing trend to convert traditional commercial agricultural farms to wildlife-based forms of land use is having significant but largely unexplored impacts on farm dwellers and neighbouring ...
Landscapes of dispossession : farm dwellers' experiences of relocation in the context of private game farming.
This thesis explores the material and non-material impacts of private game farming for a group of farm dwellers in KwaZulu-Natal. The thesis is located within the context of an increasing trend whereby farm dwellers are ...
The effects of unpaved access roads on runoff and associated water quality within the Seele Estate, New Hanover, South Africa.
Unpaved forestry roads can significantly affect surface runoff and sediment production, with consequential impacts for stream water quality. The potential impact of road runoff on stream water quality is mitigated by the ...
A fire management environmental decision support system for the uKhahlamba Drakensberg Park World Heritage Site.
Fire is a major disturbance force that affects global ecosystems and associated biomes and plays a pivotal role in the determination of ecosystem structure, functionality and dynamics. Anthropogenic environmental disturbances ...
The late quaternary palaeoenvironments of a subalpine wetland in Cathedral Peak, KwaZulu-Natal Drakensberg.
In contrast to the wealth of palaeoenvironmental research stemming from the eastern Afromontane archipelago, the southern Afromontane component, which comprises largely of the Drakensberg, remains understudied. The ...
Role of water temperature variability in structuring aquatic macroinvertebrate communities : case study on the Keurbooms and Kowie Rivers, South Africa.
Water temperature is a critical factor affecting the abundance and richness of freshwater stream aquatic macroinvertebrate communities. Variable seasonal river temperature patterns are a critical factor in maintaining ...