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The opportunity cost of not utilising the woody invasive alien plant species in the Kouga, Krom and Baviaans catchments in South Africa

Thulile Vundla, James Blignaut, Nonophile Nkambule, Tshepo Morokong and Shepherd Mudavanhu

SAJEMS Asset research NS 19 (2016) No 5:814-830

 

The economic and environmental effects of a carbon tax in South Africa: A dynamic CGE modelling approach

Jan van Heerden, James Blignaut, Heinrich Bohlmann, Anton Cartwright, Nicci Diederichs and Myles Mander

SAJEMS Asset research NS 19 (2016) No 5:714-732

A cost-benefit analysis of using Rooikrans as biomass feedstock for electricity generation: A case study of the De Hoop Reserve, South Africa

Shepherd Mudavanhu, James Blignaut, Nonophile Nkambule, Tshepo Morokong, Thulile Vundla

SAJEMS Asset research NS 19 (2016) No 5:788-813

Clearing invasive alien plants as a cost-effective strategy for water catchment management: The case of the Olifants River Catchment, South Africa

Tshepo Morokong, James Blignaut, Nonophile Promise Nkambule, Shepherd Mudhavanhu and Thulile Vundla

SAJEMS Asset research NS 19 (2016) No 5:774-787

Predator-Prey analysis using system dynamics: An application to the steel industry

Douglas John Crookes, James Nelson Blignaut

SAJEMS Asset research NS 19 (2016) No 5:733-746

A categorisation and evaluation of rhino management policies

Douglas J. Crookes & James N. Blignaut

Taylor & Francis Online

The amenity value of Abu Dhabi's coastal and marine resources to its beach visitors.

 

James Blignaut, Myles Mander, Roula Inglesi-Lotz, Jane Glavan, Stephen Parr

Elsevier - Ecosystem Services 19(2016)32–41

Rays of Hope from the Ecological Restoration Alliance of Botanic Gardens, following its recent meeting in Amman, Jordan

 
Tariq Abu Taleb, James Aronson and Kirsty Shaw on behalf of the Ecological Restoration Alliance of Botanic Gardens
 
Restoration Ecology doi: 10.1111/rec.12380
 

Suzanne J. Milton & W. Richard J. Dean (2015) Transactions of the Royal Society of South Africa, 70:2, 127-133, DOI: 10.1080/0035919X.2015.1046971

The financial and economic feasibility of rural household biodigesters for poor communities in South Africa

Michael T. Smitha, Jessica Schroenn Goebel, James N. Blignaut

Restoration of natural capital: A key strategy on the path to sustainability

James Blignaut, James Aronson, Rudolf de Groot

The economics of restoration: looking back and leaping forward

James Blignaut, James Aronson, and Martin de Wit

Determining the feasibility of harvesting invasive alien plant species for energy

Worship Mugido, James Blignaut (contact author), Matthew Joubert, John De Wet, Andrew Knipe, Selmé Joubert, Ben Cobbing, James Jansen, David Le Maitre, Marius van der Vyfer.

Local institutions, actors, and natural resource governance in Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park and surrounds, South Africa

Gladman Thondhlana, Sheona Shackleton, James Blignaut

Benefits of restoring ecosystem services in urban areas

T Elmqvist, H Setälä, SN Handel, S van der Ploeg, J Aronson, JN Blignaut, E Gómez-Baggethun, DJ Nowak, J Kronenberg, R de Groot

Debunking the myth that a legal trade will solve the rhino horn crisis: A system dynamics model for market demand

Douglas J. Crookes, James N. Blignaut

Sectoral electricity elasticities in South Africa: Before and after the supply crisis of 2008

James Blignaut, Roula Inglesi-Lotz, Jaco P. Weideman (contact author).

Submitted by James Blignaut

For more information email James on blignaut@gmail.com

The economics of restoration: looking back and leaping forward

James Blignaut, James Aronson and Martin de Wit

doi: 10.1111/nyas.12451
35 Ann. N.Y. Acad. Sci. 1322 (2014) 35–47 C 2014 New York Academy of Sciences

Improving the electricity efficiency in South Africa through a benchmark-and-trade system

Roula Inglesi-Lotz, James N. Blignaut. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews 30 (2014) 833-840

The financial and economic feasibility of rural household biodigesters for poor communities in South Africa

Michael T. Smith, Jessica Schroenn Goebel, James N. Blignaut. Elsevier - Waste Management - 2013

Projecting the external health costs of a coal-fired power plant: The case of Kusile Johannes

Johannes W Riekert, Steven F Koch. Journal of Energy in Southern Africa - Vol 23 No 4 - November 2012

Climate change: The opportunity cost of Medupi and Kusile power stations

James Blignaut. Journal of Energy in Southern Africa - Vol 23 No 4 - November 2012

Estimating the opportunity cost of water for the Kusile and Medupi coal-fired electricity power plants in South Africa

Roula Inglesi-Lotz, James Blignaut. Journal of Energy in Southern Africa - Vol 23 No 4 - November 2012

The external costs of coal mining: the case of collieries supplying Kusile power station

Nonophile P Nkambule, James N Blignaut. Journal of Energy in Southern Africa - Vol 23 No 4 - November 2012.

Benefits of Investing in Ecosystem Restoration

RUDOLF S. DE GROOT, JAMES BLIGNAUT, SANDER VAN DER PLOEG, JAMES ARONSON, THOMAS ELMQVIST AND JOSHUA FARLEY. Conservation Biology, Volume 27, No. 6, 1286–1293, DOI: 10.1111/cobi.12158

Including the economic value of well-functioning urban ecosystems in financial decisions: Evidence from a process in Cape Town

Martin deWit, Hugo van Zyl, Doug Crookes, James Blignaut, Terence Jayiya, Valerie Goiset, Brian Mahumani. Ecosystem Services 2(2012) 38–44

System dynamic modelling to assess economic viability and risk trade-offs for ecological restoration in South Africa

D.J. Crookes, J.N. Blignaut, M.P. de Wit, K.J. Esler, D.C. Le Maitre, S.J. Milton, S.A. Mitchell, J. Cloete, P. de Abreu, H. Fourie (nee Vlok), K. Gull, D. Marx, W. Mugido, T. Ndhlovu, M. Nowell, M. Pauw, A. Rebelo. Journal of Environmental Management 120 (2013) 138e147

Economics of climate change adaptation at the local scale under conditions of uncertainty and resource constraints: the case of Durban, South Africa

Anton Cartwright, James Blignaut, Martin De Wit, Karen Goldberg, Myles Mander, Sean O'Donoghue and Debra Roberts. Sage Production.

Restoration of natural capital: A key strategy on the path to sustainability

James Blignaut, James Aronson, Rudolf de Groot. Ecological Engineering

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