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Examining the utility of the random ensemble and remotely sensed image data to predict Pinus patula forest age in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
The mapping of forest age is important for effective forest inventory as age is indicative of a number of plant physiological processes. Field survey techniques have traditionally been used to collect forest inventory data, ...
Conceptualisations and experiences of the presence of informal settlements into formal residential areas : a study of the residents in formal housing of the Clare Estate area, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal.
Cities across the globe are characterised by inequality. Within South African cities the marginalised population has unequal access to certain resources and opportunities, one such resource that the research is centred ...
The use of wetland bird species as indicators of land cover change within the Mgeni Estuary and Beachwood Mangrove swamps.
Because of the variety of ecological and economic functions they perform, estuaries and mangrove swamps are recognised as amongst the most valuable habitats on earth. However, estuaries and related mangrove swamps are ...
Husbandry practices and mitigation of human-carnivore conflicts : a case of the Maasai Steppe, Tanzania.
Biodiversity losses are often influenced by humans due to increased demand over natural resources and retaliatory killing of wildlife as a result of human–wildlife conflicts. Large carnivores are in decline globally due ...
A comparative study of rural community and ecotourism park managers' perceptions of the 2010 FIFA World Cup : case study of Izibukwana and Makhowe communities as well as Tala and Ezulwini private parks, respectively.
The staging of sport mega-events such as the Football or FIFA World Cup has drawn much attention from different countries, as a result they bid to host such events because of the social, economic and political positive ...
Discriminating wetland vegetation species in an African savanna using hyperspectral data.
Wetland vegetation is of fundamental ecological importance and is used as one of the vital bio-indicators for early signs of physical or chemical degradation in wetland systems. Wetland vegetation is being threatened by ...