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Remote sensing of wetland tree species in the iSimangaliso Wetland Park, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
The impact of global change is expected to result in changes in the distribution and composition of species. Coastal swamp and mangrove forests are some of the most threatened forest types in the world. Remote sensing is ...
An investigation of scientific and indigenous weather forecasting for improved decision-making by farmers.
No abstract available.
Exploring post-authorisation follow-up and EIA effectiveness in South Africa : case studies from KwaZulu-Natal.
Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) is recognised internationally as a tool for identifying and addressing the potential adverse impacts of a proposed development on the environment. The effectiveness of an EIA depends ...
Sustainable agricultural practices in smallholder farming systems : a case study of smallholder farmers in the Ugu District, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
Agriculture is viewed by both World Bank reports of 2005 and 2008 as a viable activity for rural development for the developing economies. Smallholder farming is the dominant type of agricultural practice especially in the ...
City-to-city learning in urban strategic planning in Southern Africa: unearthing an underground knowledge economy.
Despite international evidence strongly suggesting the need for urban strategic planning, most African governments still continue to under-invest in the establishment of bottom-up strategic planning frameworks. The seriousness ...
The dynamics of urban water service delivery capacity and the implications for household food security in Gweru, Zimbabwe.
Water is a resource on which all human activities, in both rural and urban environments, are anchored. Due to limited social security in developing countries and associated challenges, water is relied upon directly, and ...
Investigating livestock dynamics in relation to livestock water productivity in smallholder mixed crop-livestock systems : a case study of Ntshiqo in the Eastern Cape.
Livestock provide net benefits such as food production (milk, meat), raw materials (wool), draught, manure, cultural practices, income and investment, and can improve the resilience of smallholder mixed crop-livestock ...
Modelling leaf area index in a tropical grassland using multi-temporal hyperspectral data.
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Memory, nostalgia and reality: a socio-historical perspective of the Grey Street complex.
Urban restructuring has become a challenge experienced in every region, modifying both the fabric and forms of cities, and is driven by political and economic forces. Major consequences include socio-spatial, cultural, and ...
The use of periphyton and macro-invertebrates and their susceptibility to changes in river flow characteristics and nutrient composition as an indicator of river health.
Freshwater systems are a valuable resource under increasing threat due to pollution from activities such as agriculture, industry, mining and domestic use which can pose a risk to human and animal health and may lead to ...