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An Introduction to South Africa's Water Source Areas
An Introduction to South Africa's Water Source Areas: Report by WWF South Africa
Downloadable report: The last century has seen a focus on the engineered system, the part that we can design and control. Our water security in this century will depend on our ability to plan our development in a way that is compatible with ecological infrastructure and limits the impacts that diminish nature’s ability to provide us with water.
We need to acknowledge the limitations of our natural water resources and prioritise their use and protection if we are to grow a sustainable economy that meets the needs and aspirations of all South Africans
The Future of Water in African Cities: Why Waste Water?
The Future of Water in African Cities: Why Waste Water?
From the World Bank - downloadable: By 2030, Africa’s urban population will double, and the difficulties African cities currently face in providing sustainable water services will be exacerbated. The Future of Water in African Cities: Why Waste Water? argues that the traditional approach of one source, one system, and one discharge cannot close the water gap. A more integrated, sustainable, and flexible approach, which takes into account new concepts such as water fit to a purpose, is needed in African cities.This study provides examples of cities in Africa and beyond that have already implemented Integrated Urban Water Management (IUWM) approaches both in terms of technical and institutional solutions.
Protecting the world's water resources
Water is the one resource we cannot live without. Yet, in some parts of the world, it remains inaccessible to many. To coincide with his article in September’s “Finance & Development,” Peter Gleick argues that we need to radically change how we consume this vital resource.
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Sustainable Development Teaching by
Call Number: 304.2071 SUS
Publication Date: 2019-05-14
The aim of this book is to support and inspire teachers to contribute to much-needed processes of sustainable development and to develop teaching practices and professional identities that allow them to cope with the specificity of sustainability issues and, in particular, with the teaching challenges related to the ethical and political dimension of environmental and sustainability education.
Land Rights, Biodiversity Conservation and Justice by
Call Number: 333.783 LAN
Publication Date: 2018-04-11
Land Rights, Biodiversity Conservation and Justice seeks to illuminate struggles for land and territory in the context of biodiversity conservation. This edited volume explores the particular ideologies, narratives and practices that are mobilized when the agendas of biodiversity conservation practice meet, clash, and blend with the demands for land and access and control of resources from people living in, and in close proximity to, parks.
The Oxford Handbook of Dance and Wellbeing by
Call Number: 792.8 OXF
Publication Date: 2017-09-01
In recent years, a growth in dance and wellbeing scholarship has resulted in new ways of thinking that place the body, movement, and dance in a central place with renewed significance for wellbeing. The Oxford Handbook of Dance and Wellbeing examines dance and related movement practices from the perspectives of neuroscience and health, community and education, and psychology and sociology to contribute towards an understanding of wellbeing, offer new insights into existing practices, and create a space where sufficient exchange is enabled.
Let There Be Water by
Call Number: 333.910095694 SIE
Publication Date: 2015-09-15
As every day brings urgent reports of growing water shortages around the world, there is no time to lose in the search for solutions. The US government predicts that forty of our fifty states-and sixty percent of the earth's land surface-will soon face alarming gaps between available water and the growing demand for it. Without action, food prices will rise, economic growth will slow, and political instability is likely to follow. Let There Be Water illustrates how Israel can serve as a model for the US and countries everywhere by showing how to blunt the worst of the coming water calamities.
Practical research: planning and design by
Call Number: 001.43 LEE
Publication Date: 2015
Practical Research: Planning and Design is a do-it-yourself, understand-it-yourself manual for planning and conducting research. Suitable for a wide variety of courses in basic research methodology, the text guides the reader, step-by-step, from the selection of a problem, through the process of conducting authentic research, to the preparation of a completed report, with practical suggestions throughout. The authors emphasize the idea that quality research demands planning and design, and they provide what is needed for readers to be able to execute their own research projects effectively and professionally.
Research Design by
Call Number: 300.72 CRE
Publication Date: 2018-01-02
This bestselling text pioneered the comparison of qualitative, quantitative, and mixed methods research design. For all three approaches, John W. Creswell and new co author J. David Creswell include a preliminary consideration of philosophical assumptions; key elements of the research process; a review of the literature; an assessment of the use of theory in research applications, and reflections about the importance of writing and ethics in scholarly inquiry.