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Towards a deeper understanding of the social perceptions of selected youth populations within Southern Africa surrounding conservation and rhinoceros poaching.
The issue of rhinoceros poaching in Southern Africa is a complex and dynamic wicked problem (Henk & Koen, 2014). Statistics show that despite numerous interventions, the number of rhinoceros poached continues to grow. ...
An investigation into trust and perceptions of interdependence in the co-management of a restituted state managed protected area : case of the Hluhluwe corridor game reserve.
The Hluhluwe Corridor Game Reserve is situated in the uMkhanyakude District municipality, approximately 350 kilometres from Durban. The reserve was proclaimed in 1989 after the forced removal of the Mpukunyoni and ...
Assessing soil erosion associated with main roads in south-eastern South Africa.
Construction of linear infrastructure such as roads is increasing worldwide for the provision of efficient transportation of both humans and commodities. However, roads have been widely recognised as significant causes of ...
Climate change learning in an electricity utility: distribution division case study, Eskom, South Africa.
One of the most significant ways in which humans have damaged the environment is the contribution to rapid global warming which causes major changes to the climate on earth, resulting in many negative impacts to humans ...
Assessment of vegetation productivity in the Umfolozi catchment using Leaf Area Index (LAI) derived from SPOT 6 image.
Around the world, rural areas rely on the natural resources for their sustenance. These include grazing lands for livestock production and fuel wood harvesting for heating and cooking, as well as for medicinal purposes. ...
Vulnerabilities of African female refugees in South Africa : a case study of Albert Park area.
The fear of being persecuted has led to thousands of refugee women fleeing their countries of origin to seek safety in South Africa. However, this has proved an elusive aspiration. This dissertation investigates the ...
Investigating the process of erosion and sediment yield at different scales in commercial forestry : a case study at Two Streams, KwaZulu-Natal.
Abstract available in PDF file.
Back analysis of an ancient rockslide at Lake Fundudzi, Limpopo Province, South Africa.
A massive rockslide event occurred in the Soutpansberg Mountains of the Limpopo province approximately twenty thousand years ago that blocked the course of the eastern flowing Mutale River forming Lake Fundudzi, which ...
How green is green? : a socio-spatial analysis of the status of green spaces within the eThekwini Municipality.
Globally, urbanisation is occurring at an alarming rate and urban green spaces are increasingly recognised as essential components in the quest to achieve sustainable urban landscapes. This study, which involved a socio-spatial ...
Assessing the implementation prospects of the Waste Act within the Msunduzi Municipality through the Theory U.
The Msunduzi Municipality is confronted with a waste management crisis. It struggles to provide existing refuse collection services and is unable to extend refuse collection services to more than 40% of households in the ...