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  • Bazaanah, Prosper; Mothapo, Raesibe A. (Springer, 2023-04)
    Water and sanitation are core for the growth and development of communities. Yet, South African local municipalities are often unable to sustainably deliver safe water and basic sanitation for all. Drawing on perspectives ...
  • Feigin, Svetlana V.; Wiebers, David O.; Lueddeke, George; Morand, Serge; Lee, Kelley; Knight, Andrew; Brainin, Michael; Feigin, Valery L.; Whitfort, Amanda; Marcum, James; Shackelford, Todd K.; Skerratt, Lee F.; Winkler, Andrea S. (Elsevier, 2023-10)
    Humanity is now facing what may be the biggest challenge to its existence: irreversible climate change brought about by human activity. Our planet is in a state of emergency, and we only have a short window of time (7–8 ...
  • Mbow, Cheikh; Martin, Maria A.; Boakye, Emmanuel A.; Boyd, Emily; Broadgate, Wendy; Bustamante, Mercedes; Canadell, Josep G.; Carr, Edward R.; Chu, Eric K.; Cleugh, Helen; Csevár, Szilvia; Daoudy, Marwa; De Bremond, Ariane; Dhimal, Meghnath; Ebi, Kristie L.; Edwards, Clea; Fuss, Sabine; Girardin, Martin P.; Glavovic, Bruce; Hebden, Sophie; Hirota, Marina; Hsu, Huang-Hsiung; Huq, Saleemul; Ingold, Karin; Johannessen, Ola M.; Kameyama, Yasuko; Kumarasinghe, Nilushi; Langendijk, Gaby S.; Lissner, Tabea; Lwasa, Shuaib; Machalaba, Catherine; Maltais, Aaron; Mathai, Manu V.; Mbow, Cheikh; McNamara, Karen E.; Mukherji, Aditi; Murray, Virginia; Mysiak, Jaroslav; Okereke, Chukwumerije; Ospina, Daniel; Otto, Friederike; Prakash, Anjal; Pulhin, Juan M.; Raju, Emmanuel; Redman, Aaron; Rigaud, Kanta K.; Rockstrom, Johan; Roy, Joyashree; Schipper, E. Lisa F.; Schlosser, Peter; Schulz, Karsten A.; Schumacher, Kim; Schwarz, Luana; Scown, Murray; Sedova, Barbora; Siddiqui, Tasneem A.; Singh, Chandni; Sioen, Giles B.; Stammer, Detlef; Steinert, Norman J.; Suk, Sunhee; Sutton, Rowan; Thalheimer, Lisa; Van Aalst, Maarten; Van der Geest, Kees; Zhao, Zhirong Jerry (Cambridge University Press, 2022-11)
    NON-TECHNICAL SUMMARY. We summarize what we assess as the past year’s most important findings within climate change research: limits to adaptation, vulnerability hotspots, new threats coming from the climate–health ...
  • Schluter, Maja; Caniglia, Guido; Orach, Kirill; Bodin, Orjan; Magliocca, Nicolas; Meyfroidt, Patrick; Reyers, Belinda (Elsevier, 2022-02)
    The complex nature of sustainability problems and the aim of sustainability science to support emergent processes of transformation require rethinking how we build and make use of theories. We highlight the diversity of ...
  • Okonkwo, Chris C.; Chukwuma, Emmanuel Chibundo; Orakwe, Louis C.; Okafor, Gloria C. (Springer, 2023-03)
    Erosion hazard is a major environmental change in developing countries and therefore necessitates investigations for effective erosion control measures. This study is hinged on the numerous advantages of a hybrid Multi-Criteria ...
  • Tladi, Dire (Cambridge University Press, 2023-09-11)
  • Tombe, Ronald; Smuts, H (MDPI, 2023-05)
    Sustainable agriculture is the backbone of food security systems and a driver of human well-being in global economic development (Sustainable Development Goal SDG 3). With the increase in world population and the effects ...
  • Kouassi, Jean-Luc; Wandan, Narcisse; Mbow, Cheikh (Taylor and Francis, 2022)
    Wildfires are an important ecological threat in Côte d’Ivoire with the northern half the most affected zone. This study assessed farmers’ perception of wildfire occurrence in the N’Zi River Watershed and compared this ...
  • Bazaanah, Prosper; Litabe, Nthama Mathews (Zibeline International, 2023)
    This study examined the impact of community participation on water and sanitation services in the Mantsopa Municipality. Qualitative methods, including interviews with community representatives and municipal officials, ...
  • Arinze, R.U.; Oramah, E.; Chukwuma, Emmanuel Chibundo; Okoye, N.H.; Chris-Okafor, P.U. (Elsevier, 2022-04)
    There is increased enthusiasm towards the use of natural hair fibers for plastic reinforcement due to their toughness and light weight. In this research, low density polyethylene (LDPE) was reinforced using 0.25 ​M NaOH ...
  • Katito, George (Routledge, 2022)
    In late 1970s Paris, San Francisco Nights and Far West, popular institutions in the city’s new queer nightlife, helped fashion new sexual norms. They were part of a constellation of California-inspired places that stimulated ...
  • Della Togna, M.; Garman, A.; Adjin-Tettey, T.D.; Diale, M.; Hyera, F.; Bukula, T.; Halse, P.; Petersen, F.; Bombi, T.; Kleyn, Leti (DPME (Department of Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation), GTAC (Government Technical Advisory Centre) & NRF (National Research Foundation), 2021-06)
    This chapter discusses research on the capacity and effectiveness of government’s communications strategy as South Africa went through the various stages of lockdown during the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020. It probes the ...
  • Soodyall, H.; Ataguba, J.; Botes, M.; Dhansay, M.A.; Du Plessis, E.; Gray, G.; Kleyn, Leti; Reddy, P.; Rumbold, K.; Thaldar, D. (DPME (Department of Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation), GTAC (Government Technical Advisory Centre) & NRF (National Research Foundation), 2021)
    Covid-19 pandemic posed a unique challenge to legislatures and executives worldwide, necessitating the development of new regulations. This chapter evaluates South Africa’s legal and regulatory response to Covid-19 ...
  • Okey-Onyesolu, Chinenye Faith; Chukwuma, Emmanuel Chibundo; Okoye, Chukwunonso Chukwuzuloke; Taiwo, Abiola Ezekiel (Elsevier, 2022-09)
    This work explores the use of chito-protein synthesized from fish scale as a bio-coagulant in Abattoir wastewater (AW) treatment. The effect of settling time, pH, adsorbent dosage, and temperature of coagulation on Biochemical ...
  • Reyers, Belinda; Moore, Michele-Lee; Haider, L. Jamila; Schluter, Maja (Nature Research, 2022-05)
    We review the past decade’s widespread application of resilience science in sustainable development practice and examine whether and how resilience is reshaping this practice to better engage in complex contexts. We analyse ...
  • Chaigneau, Tomas; Coulthard, Sarah; Daw, Tim M.; Szaboova, Lucy; Camfield, Laura; Chapin I.I.I., F. Stuart; Gasper, Des; Gurney, Georgina G.; Hicks, Christina C.; Ibrahim, Maggie; James, Thomas; Jones, Lindsey; Matthews, Nathanial; McQuistan, Colin; Reyers, Belinda; Brown, Katrina (Nature Publishing, 2022-04)
    Securing well-being and building resilience in response to shocks are often viewed as key goals of sustainable development. Here, we present an overview of the latest published evidence, as well as the consensus of a diverse ...
  • Mbow, Cheikh; Skole, David L.; Samek, Jay H.; Dieng, Moussa; Mbow, Cheikh (MDPI, 2021-11-28)
    While closed canopy forests have been an important focal point for land cover change monitoring and climate change mitigation, less consideration has been given to methods for large scale measurements of trees outside of ...
  • Brondizio, Eduardo S.; Lemos, Maria Carmen; Guan, Dabo; Jennings, Neil; Mbow, Cheikh; Nagendra, Harini; Tschakert, Petra (Elsevier, 2021-11)
    In their 2010 Global Environmental Change (GEC) 20th Anniversary editorial, Neil Adger, Kate Brown and Mike Hulme noted that “the crisis of the environment is more acute, more intransigent and more widespread than ever, ...
  • Skole, David L.; Samek, Jay H.; Mbow, Cheikh; Chirwa, Michael; Ndalowa, Dan; Tumeo, Tangu; Kachamba, Daud; Kamoto, Judith; Chioza, Alfred; Kamangadazi, Francis (MDPI, 2021-04-01)
    Spatial time-series measurements of forest degradation rates are important for estimating national greenhouse gas emissions but have been challenging for open forests and woodlands. This lack of quantitative data on forest ...
  • Haider, L. Jamila; Schluter, Maja; Folke, Carl; Reyers, Belinda (Springer, 2021-07)
    The interdependence of social and ecological processes is broadly acknowledged in the pursuit to enhance human wellbeing and prosperity for all. Yet, development interventions continue to prioritise economic development ...

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