David Furniss

David Furniss
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First Name: 
David
Surname: 
Furniss
Gender: 
Male
Country: 
South Africa
City: 
Johannesburg
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Position: 
Environmental Scientist
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I am deeply interested in ecology and how ecosystems function, how they can become degraded, how we recognize that they are becoming degraded, and what we can do when they are being degraded. I am also very interested in humanity and how we function, both as individuals and as groups.


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South Africa needs to find the right balance between development and commitments to climate change mitigation. The coal industry contributes significantly to...
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DRC smallholder farming and erosion gully
An understanding of the drivers of implementation of climate-adaptive action by smallholder farmers is important for increasing adaptive capacity. Using...
14-10-2014
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Benefits of agroforestry
This article provides evidence for the dual role of agroforestry in climate change mitigation and food security. In contrast to the oft promoted reforestation...
14-10-2014
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Crop related strategies used by communities
Adaptation measures to climate change impacts are critical for the rural resource-poor whose livelihoods are tied to the land. In a survey of households...
14-10-2014
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Google Earth view of Ismani
Rural communities in Africa typically rely on rain-fed agriculture and employ a suite of natural indictors to forecast rainfall. In this study Kijazi and co-...
15-09-2014
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