This book is a very valuable addition to our knowledge of the history and biographical details of all persons who have been involved with the natural history of the Free State and Lesotho. As such, it is a unique compilation of data about many individuals that would not be possible to find elsewhere.
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This book tells the story of Marion Island and Prince Edward Island, South Africa's southernmost territories; their fiery origins, their discovery and exploitation, the amazing plants and animals that live and grow there, and their current importance for research and conservation. The book features various photographs which capture the beauty of these remote and unique environments.
Southern Africa is well-blessed with a diverse and vibrant human population and a wealth of natural capital. The key challenge for sustainable development is to grow society’s capacity to use this natural capital to meet the needs of the region’s human population, especially the poor, in ways that sustain environmental life-support systems. Collaborating across disciplines, the authors explore the underpinning principles and the potential of sustainability science in a number of case…
Die boek behels ’n ondersoek van interdissiplinêre en filosofiese aard na die geldigheid en probleme met ewekniebeoordeling, beleidsake wat wetenskapkwaliteit mag bedreig of bevorder, ’n soeke na die beste maniere om wetenskap wel te bevorder en die voorwaardes waaraan so ’n aktiwiteit behoort te voldoen, en ’n alternatief vir die beoordelingstelsel met sterk beklemtoning van kommunikasie deur die hele proses heen.