Articles by Author: Emilk Urban

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  1. Time budgets for captive Wattled Cranes <em>Bugeranus carunculatus</em>

    Time budgets for captive Wattled Cranes <em>Bugeranus carunculatus</em>

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Ostrich: Journal of African Ornithology
    Davenport, L.B.Jr. & Urban, E.K. 2000. Time budgets for Captive Wattled Cranes Bugeranus carunculatus. Ostrich 71 (1 & 2):136-138.
  2. The status of cranes in Africa in 2005

    The status of cranes in Africa in 2005

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Ostrich: Journal of African Ornithology
    Of the six species of cranes occurring in Africa, the Black Crowned Crane (Balearica pavonina) is Near-threatened, the Wattled Crane (Grus carunculatus) and Blue Crane (Anthropoides paradiseus) are Vulnerable, the Grey Crowned Crane (B. regulorum) is rapidly declining, and the...
  3. Overview of the eleven Pan-African Ornithological Congresses

    Overview of the eleven Pan-African Ornithological Congresses

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Ostrich: Journal of African Ornithology
    This paper gives an overview of all Pan-African Ornithological Congresses (PAOCs) held through to 2004. Comments are made on topics covered in each Congress in terms of science, conservation and stimulus for ornithology in Africa. Comments are also made on...
  4. Precipitation partitioning in a diverse stand and a monospecific stand of regenerating forest in eastern China

    Precipitation partitioning in a diverse stand and a monospecific stand of regenerating forest in eastern China

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern Forests: a Journal of Forest Science
    Between 1 March and 31 October 2009, total precipitation, throughfall, stemflow and canopy interception losses were measured in two stands of secondary evergreen broadleaf forests, one a diverse vegetation stand and the other a monospecific stand dominated by Schima superba...
  5. Southern African sea levels: corrections, influences and trends

    Southern African sea levels: corrections, influences and trends

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Marine Science
    The tidal records of existing South African and Namibian tide gauges are examined and corrected. Regional sea level trends vary, with the West Coast rising by +1.87 mm y−1 (1959-2006), the southern coast by +1.48 mm y−1 (1957-2006) and the...
  6. Comparative study on municipal solid waste management systems of Maputo City, Mozambique and Chongqing City, China

    Comparative study on municipal solid waste management systems of Maputo City, Mozambique and Chongqing City, China

    The Municipal Solid Waste Management (MSWM) system in Maputo City, Mozambique, presents several flaws and challenges mainly related to limited financial, human and material resources, as well as low public awareness and participation. This is a South–South comparison study between...
  7. Performance Poetry and Political Conscientization in the Horn of Africa: Examples from the Somali Bantu Jareer Community

    Performance Poetry and Political Conscientization in the Horn of Africa: Examples from the Somali Bantu Jareer Community

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Eastern African Literary and Cultural Studies
    Ever since the arrival of colonialism gained momentum in the country, Somali literature has been approached narrowly from the tutelage of the pastoral culture. Colonial as well as early Somali writers have taken the comfort of disdaining the study of...
  8. Effects of climate change on a peri-urban farming community in Lagos, Nigeria

    Effects of climate change on a peri-urban farming community in Lagos, Nigeria

    This paper investigates the effects of climate change on agricultural activities in Igbe Farming Community, Lagos, Nigeria. The paper adopts a case study methodology in which structured questionnaires were administered on 161 farmers in the community. Information on the socio-economic...