Articles by Author: Rachel A Bone

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  1. Deforestation since independence: a quantitative assessment of four decades of land-cover change in Malawi

    Deforestation since independence: a quantitative assessment of four decades of land-cover change in Malawi

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern Forests: a Journal of Forest Science
    Land cover has changed rapidly across the tropics over the past century; however, detailed historical information describing the extent and possible drivers of such change is widely lacking. Here, we constructed a history of land-cover change at the district level...
  2. 'But where are our moral heroes?' An analysis of South African press reporting on children affected by HIV/AIDS

    'But where are our moral heroes?' An analysis of South African press reporting on children affected by HIV/AIDS

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    Messages conveyed both explicitly and implicitly in the media play an important role in shaping the public's understanding of issues, as well as in shaping associated policy, programmes and popular responses to these issues. This paper applies discourse analysis to...
  3. The influence of peers and other significant persons on sexuality and condom-use among young adults in northern Tanzania

    The influence of peers and other significant persons on sexuality and condom-use among young adults in northern Tanzania

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    Sexual behaviour change remains a primary goal of HIV prevention efforts globally. It is a complex issue influenced by numerous unpredictable variables such as individual desires, social and cultural relationships, and environmental and economic dynamics. This study in northern Tanzania...
  4. Predicting the social consequences of orphanhood in South Africa

    Predicting the social consequences of orphanhood in South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    This paper examines and questions the predictions found in the academic and policy literature of social breakdown in southern Africa in the wake of anticipated high rates of orphanhood caused by the AIDS epidemic. Analysis of the logic underlying these...
  5. Knowledge on <em>Sclerocarya birrea</em> subsp. <em>caffra</em> with emphasis on its importance as a non-timber forest product in South and southern Africa: A Summary

    Knowledge on <em>Sclerocarya birrea</em> subsp. <em>caffra</em> with emphasis on its importance as a non-timber forest product in South and southern Africa: A Summary

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: The Southern African Forestry Journal
    Sclerocarya birrea (marula) forms an integral part of the diet, tradition and culture of rural communities in southern Africa and also is central to various commercial initiatives. This second part of a review on the species provides an overview of...
  6. Early selection of <em>Eucalyptus</em> clones in retrospective nursery test using growth, morphological and dry matter criteria, in Republic of Congo

    Early selection of <em>Eucalyptus</em> clones in retrospective nursery test using growth, morphological and dry matter criteria, in Republic of Congo

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: The Southern African Forestry Journal
    Within the framework of the eucalyptus breeding programme in the Congo, two retrospective tests were conducted using mature clones in the field and young cuttings under nursery conditions with two hybrids: 13 clones of Eucalyptus tereticornis* Eucalyptus grandis for the...
  7. Gender differences in intention to remain a virgin until marriage among school pupils in rural northern Tanzania

    Gender differences in intention to remain a virgin until marriage among school pupils in rural northern Tanzania

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    Abstinence is often promoted in HIV-prevention programmes for adolescents, but little is known about the factors that influence adolescents' intentions to abstain from sex until marriage. This study was conducted in ten districts in the Kilimanjaro, Arusha, and Manyara regions...
  8. How does AIDS illness affect women's residential decisions? Findings from an ethnographic study in a Cape Town township

    How does AIDS illness affect women's residential decisions? Findings from an ethnographic study in a Cape Town township

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    This paper explores the nature and consequences of residential decision-making for women on treatment for AIDS illness in a poor urban settlement in South Africa. Drawing on ethnographic data collected over a two-year period, it points to the subtle shifts...
  9. Demography of the Seychelles Black Paradise-flycatcher: considerations for conservation and reintroduction

    Demography of the Seychelles Black Paradise-flycatcher: considerations for conservation and reintroduction

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Ostrich: Journal of African Ornithology
    The Seychelles Black Paradise-flycatcher Terpsiphone corvina is currently listed as Critically Endangered, on the basis of small population and restricted range. Currently, there is only one self-sustaining population comprising c. 150–200 individuals on the 10km2 island of La Digue (Republic...
  10. Radiation induced changes in the airway—anaesthetic implications

    Radiation induced changes in the airway—anaesthetic implications

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Journal of Anaesthesia and Analgesia
    Radiation induces a variety of changes in the airway that can potentially lead to difficult intubation. Osteoradionecrosis (ORN) of the mandible, a severe consequence of radiotherapy for head and neck malignancies can cause a reduction of the ‘mandibular space’ and...