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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

By Rudolf de Groot, Robert Costanza, Dieter Van den Broeck, James Aronson, Benjamin Burkhard, Erik Gómez-Baggethun, Roy Haines-Young, Ida Kubiszewski, Felix Müller, Irene Petrosillo, Marion Potschin, Sander van der Ploeg, Gianni Zurlini

Published on the Solutions website - Solutions is a nonprofit print and online publication devoted to showcasing bold and innovative ideas for solving the world's integrated ecological, social, and economic problems.

Providing food, water and energy to our people

Its June/July 2010 - the FIFA Soccer World Cup has arrived!

Prof James Blignaut

TheFarmAfrica including AgroProcessingAfrica, Volume 20

Restoration in South Africa

James Blignaut

Ecological Restoration - Quest 6(1) 2010 - P 26-27

INVESTING IN SUSTAINABILITY
Restoring degraded thicket, creating jobs,
capturing carbon and earning green credit.

Lead Contributor: Dr Anthony Mills
Contributors: Prof James Blignaut, Prof Richard Cowling,
Andrew Knipe, Dr Christo Marais, Sarshen Marais,
Dr Anthony Mills, Mike Powell, Dr Ayanda Sigwela, Andrew Skowno

Editors: Shirley Pierce and Andrew Skowno

Wild Coast forest to be cleared, replanted

By Ntando Makhubu and Bongani Hans

Dispatch Online, 15 June 2009

Assett Research and Water research Commission - 6 March 2009

D.C. Nel1, C. Marais2, & J.N. Blignaut3

1 WWF Sanlam Living Waters Partnership, WWF South Africa, Private Bag X2, Die Boord, 7613, South Africa
2 Working-for-Water, Private Bag X4390, Cape Town 8000, South Africa
3 Department of Economics, University of Pretoria, Pretoria 0002, South Africa

Conservation Letters. In press.

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