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1. ECONOMIC GROWTH VERSUS THE ENVIRONMENT: THE POLITICS OF WEALTH, HEALTH AND AIR P...
» INTRODUCTION This book was written out of a sense of dismay at witnessing one of the most destructive contradictions of our times, that between society and nature. This conflict between elementary human and biophysical (biological, chemical and ecological) conditions is plainly evident in large, post modern cities. It is sufficient to walk the streets of any thriving large city in the devel...Continue Reading »
Item Type: Project Material | 85 pages | 4,328 engagements |
2. URBAN GROWTH, FARM EXPORTS DRIVE TROPICAL DEFORESTATION
» INTRODUCTION A big but so far unspecified chunk of the cash will go on programmes to prevent loss of tropical forests, which is a major source of greenhouse gases. Beyond 2012, tens of billions of dollars per year could be primed if a planned UN pact on curbing climate change comes to fruition. But environmental scientists publishing in the journal Nature Geoscience on Sunday cautioned against ...Continue Reading »
Item Type: Project Material | 85 pages | 3,912 engagements |
3. The Forestry Crisis as a Crisis of the Rule of Law
» The abstract global ideas of sustainable development and of the rule of law meet in the forests of the tropics, where the absence of viable community forest management institutions is driving deforestation and, therefore, the larger legal and ecological stability of the region. This interaction needs to be better understood by rule of law theorists seeking to discover and implement proper legal ...Continue Reading »
Item Type: Project Material | 85 pages | 3,978 engagements |
4. BIOFUELS BOOM SPURS DEFORESTATION: EFFORTS TO SLOW CLIMATE CHANGE BY USING BIOFU...
» INTRODUCTION 21/03/07, BROOKLIN, CANADA, (IPS/IFEJ)–Nearly 40,000 hectares of forest vanish every day, driven by the world’s growing hunger for timber, pulp and paper, and ironically, new biofuels and carbon credits designed to protect the environment. Growing eagerness to slow climate change by using biofuels and planting millions of trees for carbon credits has ironically resulted in new maj...Continue Reading »
Item Type: Project Material | 85 pages | 3,939 engagements |
5. THE IMPACT OF CASH CROPPING, FARM TECHNOLOGIES, AND DEFORESTATION IN NIGERIA
» Introduction The awareness of the many services provided by tropical forest (Costanza et al. 1997) and the rapid increase in tropical deforestation has put forest at the center stage of the agenda for developers, conservationists, and policy makers. Researchers have studied many of the factors influencing deforestation, such as the opening of new roads (Chomitz & Gray 1996; Reid 2001), land proper...Continue Reading »
Item Type: Project Material | 85 pages | 4,177 engagements |
6. DEFORESTATION AND REFORESTATION IN NAMIBIA: THE GLOBAL CONSEQUENCES OF LOCAL CON...
» DEFORESTATION AND REFORESTATION IN NAMIBIA: THE GLOBAL CONSEQUENCES OF LOCAL CONTRADICTIONS CHAPTER 1 firearms and iron technology shaped local southern African environments in nonlinear and unexpected ways. Some invasive germs caused deadly virgin soil epidemics in Africa, echoing the impact of smallpox in the Americas and paving the way for colonial conquest. But some of the invasive germs a...Continue Reading »
Item Type: Project Material | 85 pages | 4,303 engagements |
7. Shotguns, Spray, and Smoke: Regulating Atmospheric Deposition of Pollutants unde...
» The author is an attorney in Los Angeles, and a former law clerk to Judge PaulC. Huck, United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida. B.A.,Dartmouth College; J.D., Washington College of Law American University. Ithank Howard Fox and Steve Roady of Earthjustice for their initial inspiration andguidance. Thank you also to Dr. Charles Driscoll, Syracuse University Professor ofEnvi...Continue Reading »
Item Type: Project Material | 85 pages | 3,942 engagements |
8. The politics of conservation: using international carbon trading to protect fore...
» 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 Australia’s recent commitment of $200 million (AU) to reduce deforestation in the Asia Pacific region. Here, I br...Continue Reading »
Item Type: Project Material | 85 pages | 4,111 engagements |
9. AN ASSESSMENT OF NIGERIA’S RURAL DEVELOPMENT POLICY FOR SUSTAINABLE ENVIRONMEN...
» AN ASSESSMENT OF NIGERIA’S RURAL DEVELOPMENT POLICY FOR SUSTAINABLE ENVIRONMENTAL DEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA Abstract The development of rural areas and particularly in developing societies has remained a challenge to policy makers, and developments experts. Policies, programs and theories aimed at improving the broad socio economic wellbeing of the rural poor have been initiated and pursued sin...Continue Reading »
Item Type: Project Material | 75 pages | 5,969 engagements |
10. Management Of Commercial Properties In Nigeria (A Case Study Of Owerri North Imo...
» CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION The dramatic reduction in number of commercial properties in Nigeria is a reflection of the level of decline which the nation has one through. The demise of same commercial properties in Nigeria did not discourage further investment in the development of commercial properties in Nigerian. Obviously the “big” names served the need of the whole of Awka metropolis...Continue Reading »
Item Type: Project Material | 85 pages | 4,840 engagements |
11. THE RELEVANCE OF TOOLS AND MACHINERY IN ACCIDENT PREVENTION . (A CASE STUDY OF S...
» THE RELEVANCE OF TOOLS AND MACHINERY IN ACCIDENT PREVENTION . (A CASE STUDY OF SPDC PORT HARCOURT) INTRODUCTION The happening of this study is between October 2010 and September 2011. … results indicated that reducedaccident/incident rate in shell bonny terminal integrated … This explains why construction site safety audit is mandatory in all SPDC …. procedures), plant/substances (mach...Continue Reading »
Item Type: Project Material | 85 pages | 4,393 engagements |
12. AIR POLLUTION CONTROL WITHIN AN INDUSTRIAL ENVIRONMENT ( A CASE STUDY OF PORT HA...
» TABLE OF CONTENTSCover Page – – – – – – – – – –Title Page – – – – – – – – – –Certification – – – – – – – – – –Dedication – – – – – – – – – –Acknowledgement – – – – – – – – –Abstract – – – – – – – – – –Table of Content – – – – – – – – –Chapter One: Introducti...Continue Reading »
Item Type: Project Material | 85 pages | 5,810 engagements |
13. 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 | 5,576 engagements |
14. PLANNING FOR EX-LANDFILL REDEVELOPMENT: ASSESSING WHAT COMMUNITY HAVE IN MIND
» PLANNING FOR EX LANDFILL REDEVELOPMENT: ASSESSING WHAT COMMUNITY HAVE IN MIND 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 policy forex lan...Continue Reading »
Item Type: Project Material | 85 pages | 4,069 engagements |
15. HOUSING AS AN ASPECT OF SOCIO POLICY MAKING (A STUDY OF RIVER STATE
» ) Abstract Housing is a process which makes the act of dwelling possible. In effect, the term, housing includes the house itself and the total surrounding environment with its ancillary facilities and services. One of the processes in building a house is the Building Approval phase before a house is started. This particular phase is marked by many challenges in Nigeria and particularly in Port Har...Continue Reading »
Item Type: Project Material | 85 pages | 4,061 engagements |
16. AN INVESTIGATION IN THE SUITABILITY OF ACCIDENT SENSOR IN THE CONTROL OF INDUSTR...
» AN INVESTIGATION IN THE SUITABILITY OF ACCIDENT SENSOR IN THE CONTROL OF INDUSTRIAL ACCIDENT. (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 implem...Continue Reading »
Item Type: Project Material | 85 pages | 3,852 engagements |
17. THE STATE OF THE EARTH: ENVIRONMENTAL CHALLENGES IN RIVERS STATE
» 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 problems afflicting the environmental in contemporary world. The study exam...Continue Reading »
Item Type: Project Material | 85 pages | 6,390 engagements |
18. ENVIRONMENTAL EFFECTS OF THE USE OF AGRO- CHEMICALS FOR RICE CULTIVATION IN UFUM...
» ENVIRONMENTAL EFFECTS OF THE USE OF AGRO CHEMICALS FOR RICE CULTIVATION IN UFUMA, ORUMBA NORTH LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA; ANAMBRA STATE Agro Chemicals Abstract The study investigated the profitability of rice production in Aguata Agricultural Zone of Anambra State Nigeria by specifically determining the enterprise profitability; ascertaining the determinants of maximum variable profit; and identify...Continue Reading »
Item Type: Project Material | 85 pages | 6,633 engagements |
19. DIRTY, SACRED RIVERS: CONFRONTING SOUTH ASIA’S WATER CRISIS
» TABLE OF CONTENTTitle pageCertification i Dedication ...Continue Reading »
Item Type: Project Material | 73 pages | 3,967 engagements |
20. THE IMPACT OF CONSTRUCTION AND DEMOLITION (C&D) LANDFILLS: EMERGING PUBLIC AND O...
» 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 increasingly clear that emissions resulting from the decomposition of gypsum drywall and organic debris are a public heal...Continue Reading »
Item Type: Project Material | 85 pages | 4,246 engagements |
21. HEALTH IMPACT OF OUTDOOR AIR POLLUTION IN NIGERIA: CURRENT KNOWLEDGE AND FUTURE ...
» Outdoor Air Pollution TABLE OF CONTENTTitle pageCertification i Dedication ...Continue Reading »
Item Type: Project Material | 83 pages | 5,082 engagements |
22. 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 ecosystems and landscapes in which species evolve...Continue Reading »
Item Type: Project Material | 85 pages | 4,140 engagements |
23. 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 to a national need. Within a decade, however, a grassroots anti inci...Continue Reading »
Item Type: Project Material | 85 pages | 3,847 engagements |
24. 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 African American communities, empowered by the civil rights movement, to link envi...Continue Reading »
Item Type: Project Material | 85 pages | 4,014 engagements |
25. RIPARIAN AREAS OF THE SOUTHWESTERN UNITED STATES: HYDROLOGY, ECOLOGY, AND MANAGE...
» The demand for water resulting from massive population and economic growth in the southwestern U.S. overwhelmed traditional uses of riparian areas. As a consequence, many of these uniquely structured ecosystems have been altered or destroyed. Within recent years people have become increasingly aware of the many uses and benefits of riparian zones and have emphasized ecosystem res...Continue Reading »
Item Type: Project Material | 85 pages | 4,026 engagements |
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