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|Title: ||Deforestation and environmental laws : an awareness study at Platklip village in the Limpopo Province, South Africa.|
|Authors: ||Boshielo, Mathibe Alex|
|Keywords: ||Environmental laws|
|Issue Date: ||2006|
|Abstract: ||This study investigated the knowledge and awareness of Platklip residents about the
existing environmental laws and deforestation. The target population for the study
was Platklip residents with the following characteristics: age 15 and above; period of
1 year and above as Platklip resident; educational attainment from SUB-A and above.
The sample consisted of 130 respondents, 56 men and 74 females. Questionnaires
were used to assess the awareness of Platklip residents. The processing of the results
was done by using the Statistical Package of Social Science (SPSS). The findings
were presented through descriptive analysis and frequencies.
The aim was to find out if Platklip residents have any knowledge or awareness about
deforestation. Their knowledge and awareness of the existing environmental laws
were also investigated. The recommendations to the escalating problem of
deforestation at Platklip were also discussed|
|Description: ||Thesis (M.Phil.) (Environmental Law and Management)--University of Limpopo, 2006.|
|Appears in Collections:||Theses and Dissertations (Law)|
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