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Holocene environmental changes derived from a montane pollen sequence in the KwaZulu-Natal midlands, South Africa.
There is a limited understanding of the climatic history of summer rainfall regions of South Africa, especially the east coast, even though palaeo-research has become a popular technique used in southern Africa to determine ...
Delegate perceptions and responsible environmental behaviour at the COP 17 event.
The attitudes, perceptions and environmentally responsible behaviour of delegates (tourists) at the 17th Conference of the Parties (COP 17) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) is an area ...
Intergrating environmental variables with worldview-2 data to model the probability of occurence of invasive chromolena odata in forest canopy gaps : Dukuduku forest in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
Several alien plants are invading subtropical forest ecosystems through canopy gaps, resulting in the loss of native species biodiversity. The loss of native species in such habitats may result in reduced ecosystem ...
Developing key success criteria for rural development initiatives in the context of sustainable land management.
An assessment of service delivery in rural areas is critical in understanding the impacts and extent of sustainable land management (SLM). It has been South Africa’s main objective to improve and speed-up service delivery ...
Spectral differentiation of Cannabis sativa L from maize using hyperspectral indices.
Cannabis sativa L. is a drug producing crop that is illegally cultivated in South Africa. The South African Police Service (SAPS) use aerial spotters on low flying fixed wing aircrafts to identify cannabis from other ...
An assessment of land cover change patterns using remote sensing : a case study of Dube and Esikhawini, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
During the past two centuries, land cover has been changing at an alarming rate in space and time and it is humans who have emerged as the dominant driver of change in the environment, resulting in changes of extraordinary ...
An evaluation of the consequences of environmental impact assessments (EIAs) on KwaZulu-Natal's biodiversity targets.
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An examination of the natural resource asset base of rural households : a case study of KwaDube, a rural community in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
The spotlight on rural developed and sustainable livelihoods has increased over the years. Additionally, the importance of natural resources (specifically in poorer contexts and rural areas that have limited infrastructure ...
Clean Development Mechanism : is it a tool to promote the use of renewable energy in South Africa?
Climate change, greenhouse gas emissions (GHG), and environmental pollution have all become buzzwords of our time. The awareness in recent years of the degradation of the planet by prioritising economic gain has allowed ...
The recent shifts in tourism in iSimangaliso Wetland Park.
Tourism is the fastest growing economic industry and has become one of the leading sources of growth and development in South Africa. However, tourism is in a constant state of flux requiring continuous research to ...