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  • Adedeji, KB; Ponnle, AA; Abe, BT; Jimoh, AA; Abu-Mahfouz, Adnan MI; Hamam, Y (Praise Worthy Prize, 2018-12)
    Pipelines installed in the energy utility corridor with alternating current (AC) or direct current (DC) sources have attendant problem of induced corrosion. In the past years, AC or DC induced corrosion of metallic pipelines ...
  • Oberholster, Paul J; Madlala, Tebogo E; Blettler, MCM; Amsler, ML; Eberle, EG; Botha, A (Wiley Online Library, 2018-03)
    The eutrophication of waterways has become an endemic global problem. Nutrient enrichment from agriculture activities and waste water treatment plants are major drivers, but it remains unclear how lowland sandy rivers ...
  • Van Huyssteen, Elsona (University of Pretoria, 2018-03)
    The thesis, Being, becoming and contributing in (and through) Planning, provides an overview and reflection on an innovative narrative-based enquiry into personal and professional work-life experiences of planning ...
  • Pauw, MJ; Esler, KJ; Le Maitre, David C (Taylor & Francis, 2018-11)
    The success of different rehabilitation treatments following surface mining on the arid west coast of South Africa was assessed. Treatments consisting of one or a combination of topsoil addition, plant translocation and ...
  • Nyingi, W; Oguge, N; Dziba, L; Chandipo, R; Didier, TA; Gandiwa, E; Kasiki, S; Kisanga, D; Kgosikoma, O; Von Maltitz, Graham P (Secretariat of the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES), 2018-12)
    Africa’s biodiversity and ecosystems are amongst the most vulnerable to climate change, with severe impacts already experienced on water availability and food production, thus affecting nature’s contributions to people ...
  • Archer, Emma RM; Dziba, LE; Mulongoy, KJ; Maoela, Malebajoa A; Walters, Michele (Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES), 2018)
    The Africa regional Assessment is the first of its kind for the continent and constitutes one of four Regional Assessments conducted under IPBES. This Assessment is a synthesis of the state of knowledge on biodiversity and ...
  • Diaw, MC; Tito de Morais, L; Harhash, KA; Andriamaro, L; Archer, Emma RM; Batisani, N; Bornman, T; Fuashi, NA; Golden, C; Hamed, Y (Secretariat of the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES), 2018)
    Africa's extraordinary richness in biodiversity and ecosystem services, and wealth of indigenous and local knowledge, comprises a strategic asset for sustainable development in the region (well-established). Africa is the ...
  • Duncker, Louisa C (Alive2Green, 2019-01)
    Sanitation is affected by climate change and has an impact on climate change. Climate change will increase the frequency of climate shocks, which will have an impact on water supply, energy, and food. Community-based ...
  • Pandit, R; Parrota, J; Anker, Y; Coudel, E; Diaz Morejón, CF; Harris, J; Karlen, DL; Kertész, A; Mariño De Posada, JL; Ntshotsho Simelane, Phumza (IPBES, 2018-03)
    The most cost-effective approach to reduce land degradation in the long run is to follow the adage “prevention is better than cure” (well established) {6.3.1, 6.3.2, 6.4.2}. The economic consequences of land degradation ...
  • Balbi, S; Selomane, O; Sitas, Nadia E; Blanchard, Ryan; Kotzee, Ilse M; O’Farrell, Patrick J; Villa, F (IOP Publishing, 2019-01)
    Enhancing the governance of social-ecological systems for more equitable and sustainable development is hindered by inadequate knowledge about how different social groups and communities rely on natural resources. We used ...
  • Yapi, Thozamile S; O’Farrell, Patrick J; Dziba, Luthando E; Esler, KJ (Taylor & Francis, 2018-03)
    The degree to which invasive Acacia species affect South Africa’s livestock production has received little attention. We investigated the ecological impacts of Acacia mearnsii invasion on forage quality and quantity and ...
  • Potgieter, LJ; Gaertner, M; Irlich, UM; O’Farrell, Patrick J; Stafford, L; Vogt, H; Richardson, DM (Springer, 2018-12)
    Alien plant invasions in urban areas can have considerable impact on biodiversity and ecosystem services (ES). Managing urban plant invasions is particularly challenging given the complex interactions between ecological, ...
  • Theron, Andre; Engelbrecht, Jeanine (2018-10)
    Aquifers are able to contain significant amounts of water, which is typically stored in the pore spaces between sand particles or in the fissures and matrix of rocks. This groundwater is an increasingly important source ...
  • Stringer, LC; Osman-Elasha, B; DeClerck, F; Ayuke, FO; Gebremikaal, MB; Barau, AS; Denboba, MA; Diallo, MA; Molua, EL; Sitas, Nadia E (Secretariat of the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem, 2018-11)
    African populations share a close relationship with, and are highly dependent on, biodiversity and ecosystem services. A major challenge lies in managing and governing this human-environment relationship for Africa’s ...
  • Biggs, R; Kizito, F; Adjonou, K; Ahmed, MT; Blanchard, Ryan; Coetzer, K; Handa, CO; Dickens, C; Hamann, M; O’Farrell, Patrick J; Sitas, Nadia E (IPBES, 2018-11)
    In this chapter, we undertake a comprehensive assessment of scenario studies that have been conducted to explore the future of the African region. The objective of the assessment is to explore the implications of different ...
  • Mdukaza, S; Isong, B; Dladlu, N; Abu-Mahfouz, Adnan MI (IEEE, 2018-10)
    Internet of Things (IoT) has attracted widespread applicability not only limited to smart cities and communities but also in water, waste management and so on. It strength lies in the high impacts it created in the daily ...
  • Tesfaye, T; Sithole, Bruce; Ramjugernath, D; Mokhothu, Thabang H (Elsevier, 2018-05)
    Increasing consumption of chicken results in generation of large amounts of wastes that need to be disposed of properly. Chicken feathers constitute about 5–10% of the weight of the chicken and thus they comprise a significant ...
  • Willemen, L; Crossman, ND; Quatrini, S; Egoh, Benis N; Kalaba, FK (Elsevier, 2017-06)
    Land degradation response actions need motivated stakeholders and investments to improve land management. In this study we present methods to prioritise locations for degradation mitigation investments based on stakeholder ...
  • Adedeji, KB; Hamam, Y; Abe, BT; Abu-Mahfouz, Adnan M (IEEE, 2017-09)
    In most water distribution systems, an appreciable volume of water is lost through leaking pipes, resulting in financial loss and environmental pollution among others. Thus, water loss constitutes a major challenge to ...
  • Rambau, Khavharendwe MA; Musyoka, Nicholas M; Manyala, N; Ren, Jianwei; Langmi, Henrietta W (Elsevier, 2018)
    The increase in waste tyres has led scientist in the quest for finding various ways for minimizing problems associated with their disposal. The sought solutions are not only meant to be environmentally friendly but also ...

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