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Cover for Subaltern hydro-struggles against unsustainable commercial diamond-mining practices in chiadzwa, Zimbabwe (2009-2013).

This chapter unravels a dimension of the Zimbabwean crisis since the first decade of the 21st century: the struggle of ordinary rural African people against the abuse of water sources by the commercial diamond mining companies in the Chiadzwa area of Zimbabwe. While acknowledging the efforts by the ...

Author(s)
Duri, F. P. T.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780646169)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Whitewater kayaking.

This chapter presents whitewater adventure case studies where the focus is on kayaking, and the tour operators aim to provide equipment, logistic support, local knowledge and expert guiding for experienced whitewater kayakers. The case studies are from Chile, Costa Rica, New Zealand, USA, Australia ...

Author(s)
Buckley, R.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931223)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Whitewater rafting.

This chapter presents whitewater adventure case studies where the focus is on short-duration, high-adrenalin raft trips aimed at unskilled clients. The case studies are from Uganda, Zimbabwe, Australia, Ecuador, Fiji, and New Zealand. For each of the nine case studies, the place, operator,...

Author(s)
Buckley, R.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931223)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Research approaches to developing sustainable management practices on Australian Vertisols.

This chapter summarizes the issues that are important for the long-term, sustainable management of Vertisols in Australia. Research that aims to address these issues is discussed. One research approach is to use simulation models. Research approaches to erosion, declining soil fertility, rainfall...

Author(s)
Connolly, R.; Dalgleish, N.; Coughlan, K.; Freebairn, D. M.; Probert, M. E.
ISBN
2001 CABI (H ISBN 9780851994505)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Amenity migration and tourism in the Eastern Highlands Bioregion of Zimbabwe: Policy planning and management considerations.

The role of amenity migration as an agent of change in the mountain regions of Zimbabwe (Eastern Highlands) is described. Several future scenarios are developed using key trends such as population, employment and land-use patterns. The worst-case scenario, in which the negative impacts outweigh the ...

Author(s)
Tonderayi, D.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993911)
Type
Book chapter

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