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  • 1. Moving to Markets in Environmental Regulation.

    » Moving to Markets in Environmental Regulation: Lessons from Twenty Years of Experience by Jody Freeman (2006 11 30)   INTRODUCTION   Over the last decade, market based incentives have become the regulatory tool of choice when trying to solve difficult environmental problems. They are widely viewed as more efficient than traditional command and control regulation. This collection of essays takes ...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  85 pages |  4,957 engagements | 

  • 2. New Perspectives on Environmental Justice.

    » New Perspectives on Environmental Justice: Gender, Sexuality, and Activism     INTRODUCTION Women make up the vast majority of activists and organizers of grassroots movements fighting against environmental ills that threaten poor and people of color communities. New Perspectives on Environmental Justice is the first collection of essays that pays tribute to the enormous contributions women ha...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  85 pages |  4,893 engagements | 

  • 3. FACING UP TO FRESHWATER POLLUTION.

    » FACING UP TO FRESHWATER POLLUTION: WE ARE AT A TURNING POINT AS MOMENTOUS AS THE 1970S, WHEN THE CLEAN WATER ACT WAS ENACTED   INTRODUCTION   THE STATE OF FRESHWATER IN NIGERIA resembles A Tale of Two Cities. It is the best of times in that, in the latter portion of the 20th century, we reversed the general disregard for water bodies. Our nation rallied in the face of flammable rivers, water bod...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  85 pages |  5,320 engagements | 

  • 4. THE LEGACY OF SPRAWL.

    » NATURE IN FRAGMENTS: THE LEGACY OF SPRAWL   INTRODUCTION   Biological diversity (or biodiversity, for short) is the variety of life on Earth and the interactions, cycles, and processes of nature that link it all together. In its broadest definition, biodiversity includes individual species, the genetic diversity within species, the natural communities in which these species interact, and the e...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  85 pages |  4,840 engagements | 

  • 5. THE STATE OF THE EARTH.

    » THE STATE OF THE EARTH: ENVIRONMENTAL CHALLENGES IN RIVERS STATE   Abstract   Environmental issues are meant to be operationalized through the formulation of actor specific environmental actions plans, which define priority action that will convert strategy into practice. The Environmental Planning and Management (EPM) process which is an increasingly popularized cans of solving the myriads of p...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  85 pages |  4,873 engagements | 

  • 6. THE IMPACT OF CONSTRUCTION AND DEMOLITION .

    » THE IMPACT OF CONSTRUCTION AND DEMOLITION (C&D) LANDFILLS: EMERGING PUBLIC AND OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH ISSUES   INTRODUCTION   Historically, construction and demolition (C&D) debris landfills have been considered nonhazardous operations, containing relatively inert wastes such as concrete, asphalt, wood, metals, gypsum drywall, and roofing materials. In recent years, however, it has become increasin...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  85 pages |  4,947 engagements | 

  • 7. THE EFFECT OF DUMPING IN DIXIE.

    » THE EFFECT OF DUMPING IN DIXIE: RACE, CLASS, AND ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY   INTRODUCTION   To be poor, working class, or a person of color in the United States often means bearing a disproportionate share of the country’s environmental problems. Starting with the premise that all Americans have a basic right to live in a healthy environment, Dumping in Dixie chronicles the efforts of five Afric...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  85 pages |  4,982 engagements | 

  • 8. THE EFFECT OF GROUNDWATER CONTAMINATION.

    » THE EFFECT OF GROUNDWATER CONTAMINATION IN NIGERIA   ABSTRACT In Nigeria, inadequate supply of pipe borne water is a major concern; hence many homes have wells as a source of water for household uses. The groundwater of forty wells in Agbowo community was assessed for Total Aerobic Bacteria Counts (TABC) and Total Coliform Counts (TCC). The location and distances of wells from septic tanks were d...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  85 pages |  6,089 engagements | 

  • 9. THE IMPACT OF GRASSROOTS CHALLENGES TO TRASH INCINERATORS.

    » THE IMPACT OF GRASSROOTS CHALLENGES TO TRASH INCINERATORS IN NIGERIA   When first proposed in this country during the 1970s, waste to energy (WTE) incinerators appeared to be ideal solutions to the growing mounds of trash in our “throw away” society. Promising to convert useless garbage into electricity while saving precious landfill space, trash incinerators seemed perfectly timed to respond...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  85 pages |  5,732 engagements | 

  • 10. PLANNING FOR EX-LANDFILL REDEVELOPMENT.

    » PLANNING FOR EX LANDFILL REDEVELOPMENT: ASSESSING WHAT COMMUNITY HAVE IN MIND   Abstract   Malaysia, a fast growing developing country is now facing the issue of inadequate urban spaces for futuredevelopment, which leads to the need to redevelop the brownfield, particularly ex landfills. A total of 296ex landfills have been planned to undergo redevelopment by the year 2020. Although there is a p...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  85 pages |  6,960 engagements | 

  • 11. JUSTICE AND THE ENVIRONMENT: CONCEPTIONS OF ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY.

    » JUSTICE AND THE ENVIRONMENT: CONCEPTIONS OF ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION “The environment is man's first right. Without a safe environment, man cannot exist to claim other rights, be they political, social, or economic”. Ken Saro Wiwa (1941 to 1995) The environment is defined as all the external factors influencing the life and activities of animals, plants and...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  85 pages |  5,322 engagements | 

  • 12. HAZARD RESPONSE CAPABILITIES OF A SMALL COMMUNITY.

    » HAZARD RESPONSE CAPABILITIES OF A SMALL COMMUNITY: A CASE STUDY OF NIGERIA     Abstract   Shiroro dam is one of the three major hydroelectric dams built on River Kaduna in Niger State located in the northwestern part of Nigeria. The river flood plain downstream the dam has rich alluvial soils with great agricultural potentials and this has been the major pull factor for several local communitie...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  85 pages |  5,259 engagements | 

  • 13. THE EFFECT OF HAZARDOUS METROPOLIS.

    » THE EFFECT OF HAZARDOUS METROPOLIS: FLOODING AND URBAN ECOLOGY IN NIGERIA   ABSTRACT Although better known for its sunny skies, nigeria suffers devastating flooding. This book explores a fascinating and little known chapter in the city’s history—the spectacular failures to control floods that occurred throughout the twentieth century. Despite the city’s 114 debris dams, 5 flood control basi...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  85 pages |  7,670 engagements | 

  • 14. A COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF ENVIRONMENTAL HAZARDS.

    » A COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF ENVIRONMENTAL HAZARDS: ASSESSING RISK AND REDUCING DISASTER   ABSTRACT This is the third edition of an introductory textbook on environmental hazards aimed primarily at an undergraduate audience. The latest edition was drafted at the end of the International Decade of Natural Disaster Reduction, and underlines how much remains to be done. Improvements in understanding t...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  85 pages |  5,388 engagements | 

  • 15. A COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF CHALLENGES OF URBAN

    » AREAS FACING FLOOD RISKS     INTRODUCTION   Hurricane Sandy has delivered another painful reminder that urban areas need to find new ways to confront the increasingly difficult task of flood preparation. A flood occurs “when water runoff from the land exceeds the capacity of the stream channel. ”Flood Risks Excepting the Inner Mountain West and Southern California, a map of vulnerable flood...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  85 pages |  4,823 engagements | 

  • 16. THE UNNATURAL HISTORY OF NATURAL DISASTER IN NIGERIA.

    » ACTS OF GOD: THE UNNATURAL HISTORY OF NATURAL DISASTER IN NIGERIA   ABSTRACT     With  the  exception of the 9/11 disaster, the top ten most costly catastrophes in U.S. history have all been natural disasters–five of them hurricanes–and all have occurred since 1989. Why this tremendous plague on our homes? In Acts of God , environmental historian Ted Steinberg explains that much of the de...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  83 pages |  8,371 engagements | 

  • 17. The politics of conservation: using international carbon.

    » The politics of conservation: using international carbon trading to protect forests and biodiversity   ABSTRACT   Carbon trading to reduce tropical deforestation is emerging as a leading strategy to combat harmful climate change while also potentially reducing threats to biodiversity. Funds devoted to this purpose could soon swamp all other investments in tropical conservation, as exemplified by...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  83 pages |  4,869 engagements | 

  • 18. GLOBAL ISSUES FOR GLOBAL CITIZENS.

    » GLOBAL ISSUES FOR GLOBAL CITIZENS: AN INTRODUCTION TO KEY DEVELOPMENT CHALLENGES   ABSTRACT   This book is a compilation of articles by 27 experts who have collaborated to provide some basic information on 17 of the global issues that matter most to the future shape of our world. The aim of the book is to help increase awareness and understanding of these global issues among the citizens of the ...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  85 pages |  7,947 engagements | 

  • 19. INTEGRATED PUBLIC LANDS MANAGEMENT PRINCIPLES AND APPLICATIONS .

    » INTEGRATED PUBLIC LANDS MANAGEMENT: PRINCIPLES AND APPLICATIONS TO NATIONAL FORESTS, PARKS, WILDLIFE REFUGES, AND BLM LANDS   ABSTRACT     Integrated Public Lands Management is the only book that deals with the management procedures of all the primary public land management agencies—National Forests, Parks, Wildlife Refuges, and the Bureau of Land Management—in one volume. This book fills ...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  85 pages |  5,120 engagements | 

  • 20. HIMALAYAN PERCEPTIONS: ENVIRONMENTAL CHANGE AND THE WELL-BEING OF MOUNTAIN

    » HIMALAYAN PERCEPTIONS: ENVIRONMENTAL CHANGE AND THE WELL BEING OF MOUNTAIN PEOPLES   Abstract     Preview of Himalayan perceptions: Environmental change and the well being of mountain peoplesHimalayan Perspectives returns to the enormously popular development paradigm that Ives dubbed the ‘Theory of Himalayan Degradation’. According to this seductive construct, poverty and overpopulation in...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  85 pages |  4,931 engagements | 

  • 21. CARTOGRAPHIES OF DANGER.

    » CARTOGRAPHIES OF DANGER: MAPPING HAZARDS IN NIGERIA   ABSTRACT No place is perfectly safe, but some places are more dangerous than others. Whether we live on a floodplain or in “Tornado Alley,” near a nuclear facility or in a neighborhood poorly lit at night, we all co exist uneasily with natural and man made hazards. As Mark Monmonier shows in this entertaining and immensely informative book...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  85 pages |  4,716 engagements | 

  • 22. AN INVESTIGATION IN THE SUITABILITY OF ACCIDENT SENSOR IN THE CONTROL OF INDUSTR...

    » (A CASE STUDY OF SPDC PORT HARCOURT). INTRODUCTION The main aim of the project Accident Detection and Messaging System is to inform the Ambulance and Police of the accident site and arrange for necessary steps to control the situation. This system is not only efficient but also worthy to be implemented. . The Accident Detection and Messaging System can be fitted in the vehicle (Ambulance or the ...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  85 pages |  4,959 engagements | 

  • 23. ESTATE SERVICE AND ITS EFFECT ON RENTAL VALUE Format: Ms Word Document

    » ESTATE SERVICE AND ITS EFFECT ON RENTAL VALUE   Abstract   The study which entailed a comparative analysis of rental values of residential properties of restricted access and open access gated estates is aimed at discovering differences in rental values. Analysing these rental values of restricted access (Crown Estate) and open access (Victoria Gargen City) estates in Lekki Peninsula, as case st...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  85 pages |  5,536 engagements | 

  • 24. LAND TENURE SYSTEM IN NIGERIA (A STUDY OF IKEDURU L.G.A AREA OF IMO STATE)(A CAS...

    » INTRODUCTION Land Ownership. … If the state of African women’s studies is as bad as these and other authorities suggest, … Taking the case of the Igbo, for instance, scholars have ….. Mbaise consisting of three local government areas (Aboh, Ahiazu and Ezinihitte) was ….. examination of ‘Widowhood Practices’ in Imo State Nigeria. in Igbo communities of South eastern Nigeria p...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  85 pages |  0 engagements | 

  • 25. PROPERTY TAX ASSESSMENT ON RESIDENTIAL PROPERTIES IN IMO STATE

    »   INTRODUCTION Member American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association. … Effects of Noise Pollution on Human Health and Residential Property values; … Eze, M. U. et al (2013) Assessmentof Maintenance Management Value of Public … In, M.U. Igbozurike (ed) Imo State University, Okigwe, October, (P90 – 95).An Examination of the Housing Problem of Owerri, Capital of Imo State, …...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  85 pages |  5,545 engagements | 


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