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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 ...
The use of wetland bird species as indicators of land cover change within the Mgeni Estuary and Beachwood Mangrove swamps.
Because of the variety of ecological and economic functions they perform, estuaries and mangrove swamps are recognised as amongst the most valuable habitats on earth. However, estuaries and related mangrove swamps are ...
Modelling the likelihood of wetland occurrence in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa : a Bayesian approach.
Global trends of transformation and loss of wetlands to other land uses has deleterious effects on surrounding ecosystems, and there is a resultant increasing need for improved mapping of wetlands. This is because wetland ...
Analysis of surface ozone measurements at Cape Point, SANAE and City of Cape Town.
This study presents an investigation of surface ozone (O₃) at SANAE (2002 to 2009), Cape Point (1997 to 2009), Molteno (1997 to 2007) and Goodwood (2000 to 2006). The Cape Point data was statistically separated to background ...
An assessment of the Girinka (one cow per poor family) program and poverty alleviation in Rwanda : a case study of Bugesera District.
Girinka “one cow per poor family” program has been implemented in Rwanda since 2006 for poverty and child malnutrition reduction. Every poor family receives one dairy cow and the program encourages zero-grazing to combat ...
The effects of unpaved access roads on runoff and associated water quality within the Seele Estate, New Hanover, South Africa.
Unpaved forestry roads can significantly affect surface runoff and sediment production, with consequential impacts for stream water quality. The potential impact of road runoff on stream water quality is mitigated by the ...
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 ...
Environmental management in the hotel and lodge sector in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
The tourism industry has emerged as one of the key economic drivers in Africa and remains as one of the few growth industries in the world. The industry has well-documented, significant socio-economic and environmental ...