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Towards the development of a sustainable management strategy for Canis mesomelas and caracal on rangeland
(University of the Free State, 2013-10)
English: South Africa has a long history of human-wildlife conflict with black-backed jackal Canis mesomelas and caracal Caracal caracal, especially in the small livestock industry. Recently, wildlife ranchers and cattle ...
The use of ecosystem parameters in predicting the risk of aicraft-wildlife collisions at Namibian airports
(University of the Free State, 2014-01)
English: Human-wildlife conflict is affecting a number of aspects of society as a result of increased competition for resources such as food and space. To address the complexity, management of human wildlife conflict ...
A participatory sustainability assessment framework for biodiversity conservation in rural areas
(University of the Free State, 2008)
English: Biodiversity conservation is critical for the continued supply of ecosystem services to secure the sustainability of livelihoods, especially for poor rural people. Therefore, current rates of biodiversity loss, ...
The integration of disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation strategies into wetlands management in the Eastern Free State, South Africa
(University of the Free State, 2016-12)
English: This research examined the integration of disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation strategies into wetlands management in the eastern Free State in South Africa. The main identified problem was the ...
Enviromental and socio-economic sustainability of marula harvesting in the Lubombo region, Swaziland
(University of the Free State, 2017-01)
English: People form an integral part of ecosystems and derive a range of products from, and also influence, ecosystem processes. Poverty stricken people in rural areas of Swaziland utilize marula to alleviate poverty and ...
A strategy for linking South Africa to the Water Programme of the United Nations Global Environmental Monitoring System (GEMS)
(University of the Free State, 2005-11)
English: The tasks of managing and protecting South Africa’s water resources are being performed by the Department of Water Affairs and Forestry (DWAF), although the requirement to protect water resources are also entrenched ...
Determining the water quality ecological reserve for non-perennial rivers: a prototype environmental water assessment methodology
(University of the Free State, 2011)
The South African National Water Act adopted in 1998, is implemented by means of the National Water Resource Strategy. The NWRS provides the framework for the management of the water resources. Some of the protective ...
Application of multi-criteria analysis in land use decisions
(University of the Free State, 2006-05)
Global land use trends have resulted in extensive transformation and loss of biodiversity in natural landscapes. In South Africa these trends are apparent in the Grassland Biome. Although it has a very high level of ...
A study on periphyton as indicator of water-quality in regulated rivers
(University of the Free State, 2015-01)
In the central part of South Africa, where the average rainfall is 400–600 mm/yr and evaporation far exceeds precipitation, it is important to monitor the limited freshwater resources that are available and to keep the ...
Development of sustainability indicators for catchment management information systems
(University of the Free State, 2002-11)
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