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An investigation of perceptions, participation, and socio-economic impacts of community-based conservation programmes : the case of Buffelsdraai, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
There has been growing concern regarding the impacts of climate change-related concerns, coupled with the realisation that these concerns will be experienced differently across countries. At the local level, these climate ...
The politics of megaprojects : assessing the socio-spatial and environmental impacts of the proposed dig-out port in south Durban.
Megaprojects are continuing to transform urban landscapes, and take the form of large development projects such as railways, bridges, ports, dams, shopping malls and iconic skyscrapers. For cities, megaprojects act as ...
A GIS based approach to identify road traffic fatal accident hotspots in the greater Durban city from 2011 - 2015.
Road safety is a serious problem across the globe and its severity is more prominent in developing countries, especially in Africa. South Africa is no exception and road safety is one of the major challenges the greater ...
Ostracods as bioindicators to reconstruct past environmental conditions at Lake St Lucia, South Africa.
Lake St Lucia, situated along the east coast of South Africa, is a highly dynamic system subject to both tidal and freshwater influences with changing environmental conditions. These fluctuating salinity regimes effect the ...
Motivations to engage in dark tourism : the case of selected sites in South Africa.
The aim of this study was to understand motivations to visit dark tourism sites, particularly, in South Africa and generally internationally. Dark tourism or tourism to places associated with death, pain and suffering is ...
Modelling terrain roughness using LiDAR derived digital terrain model in eucalyptus plantation forests, in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
South African commercial plantation forests are established primarily to meet both the local and global demands of industries that require direct raw materials such as pulpwood or timber. Consequently, the commercial forest ...