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Hydrological flow modelling using Geographic Information Systems (GIS) : the case study of Phuthiatsane Catchment, Lesotho.
Despite of Lesotho having abundant water, it is still faced with freshwater challenges as the current water supply cannot meet the needs of the population. In addition, water has become the main driver of development in ...
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 ...
An assessment of Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) procedures and challenges faced by environmental officers in EIA implementation in Rwanda.
Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) is one of the most used tools for environmental management since its introduction in 1970s in the United States of America. Being a systematic process that examines the environmental ...
A comparative study of land cover/use changes between Mkhuze, and three neighbouring private game reserves.
In recent years several regions in South Africa including KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) have experienced a significant shift in their farming practice, moving away from conventional commercial farming to the apparently more lucrative ...
Stakeholder perceptions of ecotourism impacts and management issues in relation to private game parks : case studies of the Ezulwini Private Park and Tala Private Park in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
Ecotourism has generated great interest from governments, tourism enterprises, tourists, conservation groups, the private sector and other stakeholders in the industry. A reason for this interest is the availability of ...
An evaluation of the consequences of environmental impact assessments (EIAs) on KwaZulu-Natal's biodiversity targets.
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Positioning ecological justice in environmental decision making.
The need for housing developments in South Africa has grown significantly over that last 12 years. On the one end of the scale there is the desperate need for housing by the homeless and on the other end there is substantial ...
The integration of the social environment into the development planning process : a case study of petrol filling stations (PFS)
The aim of this dissertation is to examine the integration of social issues into the Development Planning Process through environmental assessment procedures. A Case Study of Petrol Filling Stations (PFS) was examined ...
An investigation into solid waste management in townships : the case study of Clermont, KwaZulu-Natal.
An environmental challenge that is currently plaguing the South African townships in the Metropolitan Area is the volume of solid waste being illegally disposed in open spaces along road verges as well as in streams. The ...
Environmental design, crime and vulnerability : a case study of Wentworth.
Apartheid environmental design and planning was aimed at controlling people rather than emphasising safety and security. This resulted in disadvantaged townships becoming conducive to crime and other social problems. In ...