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A critical analysis of the lack of consideration of small scale fisheries in the allocation of fishing rights in South Africa.
Marine resources, in particular the fishing industry, continue to play a major role in sustaining South Africa’s economy and social development and contribute to employment and security of the local community. Historically, ...
Sharks on the menu : a review and critical analysis of the regulation of sharks internationally and in South Africa.
Industrial fishing practices and market-demand for shark products (in particular meat and fins) are decimating shark populations in many parts of the world, threatening stock collapses, species extinctions and broader ...
The South African coastal zone : a critical assessment of whether the manner in which the coastal zone is defined in the national environmental management : integrated coastal management Act of 2008 facilitates an integrated, and especially ecosystem based, approach to managing the South African coast.
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Should seas have standing? : a critical study of plastic marine debris and pollution laws in international and South African law.
Historically, the ocean was considered to be inexhaustible and impervious to harm. However, we now find the oceans to be susceptible to such harm and in a fragile state as a result of anthropogenic influences. Ocean ...
A critical analysis of the legal and policy framework governing aircraft noise in South Africa with specific reference to King Shaka International Airport.
Airport operations have become a major public concern over the past few years due to the various negative impacts they have on the environment. One such impact that has been an outcry by communities living close to the ...
The obligation on environmental authorities to consider socio-economic factors in EIAs : a critical examination of s 24 of NEMA.
Environmental impact assessments were developed in the United States with an object to build into the decision-making processes an awareness of environmental considerations. EIAs were imported into South African law and ...
Regulating the trade in rhino horn: a South African perspective.
South Africa is facing a major rhino poaching crisis. In 2015, 1175 rhinos were killed by poachers and 1054 in 2016. During the first half of 2017, 529 rhinos had been killed by poachers. South Africa can currently sustain ...
Financial provisions and environmental liabilities on industrial sites.
This paper looks at the management of environmental liabilities in South Africa with a specific emphasis on industrial sites. The focus on industrial sites is due to the illustrated environmental legacy issues which arise ...
Access to genetic resources and sharing of benefits arising out of their utilization : a critical analysis of the contribution of the Nagoya Protocol to the existing international regime on access and benefit-sharing.
Prior to the commencement of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), genetic resources were considered to be the common heritage of mankind; this principle gave the right to developed countries to obtain and freely ...