term paper on deforestation | forests | natural resources | geography,deforestation is the process of conversion of forest to another land use or the long-term reduction of the tree canopy cover below a 10 percent threshold. deforestation implies the long-term or permanent loss of forest cover and its transformation into another land use..‘farmers, processors can make more money in cashew value …,the first nigerian cashew plantation dates back to 1954 with 800 hectares in the present enugu state and 200 hectares in the western part of the country. from 1965 to 1990, cashew production was relatively static at 25,000 tonnes with estimated land area of 50,000 hectares in 1990..biofuels boom spurs deforestation: efforts to climate,“we call it ‘deforestation diesel’,” lovera told ips. oil from african palm trees is considered to be one of the best, cheapest sources of biodiesel, and energy companies are investing billions to acquire or develop oil-palm plantations in developing countries..air pollution tolerance indices of some plants around ama industrial complex in enugu …,air pollution tolerance index (apti) of some plant species around some industries in ama, enugu state, nigeria. plant specie site total chlorophyll (mg/g) ascorbic acid (mg/g) ph relative water content (%) apti mangifera indica exp. 1.495 ± 0.000f 0.042 ± 0.
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finally, deforestation is higher in districts with a lower literacy rate, suggesting higher dependence upon the forests due to a lack of opportunities. from a policy perspective, it would be efficacious to concentrate on districts that specialize in the production of coal, iron, limestone and granite, as their adverse impact on deforestation is easily evident..assessment of environmental impact awareness of mining in …,mining companies therefore needed to prioritize their management to prevent groundwater, rivers and lakes from being contaminated (kossoffet al., 2014). these environmental issues are believed to exacerbate the socioeconomic conditions of the people living in these mining-affected communities as they are among the poorest and most economically depressed in the world and sierra leone is not an.investigation: unlicensed chinese company overruns forests …,nigeria last issued permits to 112 companies to produce and export charcoal between 2016 and 2017 but kwo chief investment limited has never been given permit to either produce or export charcoal. in enugu state where the company currently operates, its activities are hidden in the bushes where the locals cut down trees and supply the logs to the factories..unlicensed chinese company overruns forests for wood …,nigeria last issued permits to 112 companies to produce and export charcoal between 2016 and 2017 but kwo chief investment limited has never been given permit to either produce or export charcoal. in enugu state where the company currently operates, its activities are hidden in the bushes where the locals cut down trees and supply the logs to the factories.
deforestation in meghalaya group 3j shivangi maheshwari koel nath kunal joshi ekshan kumar vinay gundecha suman sourav meghalaya profile biophysical socioeconomic economic the state of meghalaya with a geographical area of 22,429 sq. km, is situated in northeast india.how can we preserve the plant and animal biodiversity of the …,because of the significant amount of forest land being owned by private parties, the government of meghalaya has little control over the activities that occur in those areas. this has led to a significant increase in illegal activities like rat-hole mining, excessive jhum agriculture, and illegal logging and selling of trees and forest products..risk reduction planning and gully erosion in southeastern nigeria,carried out with village partners in abia, anambra, enugu and imo states. the goal was to reduce gully erosion by surface runoff in southeastern nigeria. the purpose was to find an explanation for the widespread occurrence of gullies in the area and design a.degradation in water quality due to limestone mining in east …,international research journal of environment sciences_____ issn 2319–1414 vol. 3(5), 13-20, may (2014) int. res. j. environment sci. international science congress association 13 degradation in
the hcsa executive committee decided that gar/gvl needs to remediate the deforestation. the companies must deliver a time-bound action plan within three months to comply with the hcsa members code.sustainability | free full-text | environmental impacts: local …,a report by u.s aid indicated that between 1975 and 2013, an average of 30% of sierra leone forest or around 1100km 2 had been degraded [ 28 ]. the intensity of mining activities in an area contributes to a massive deterioration of the forest ecosystem and decreases its enormous economic quality gradually [.(pdf) solid waste management in nigeria: problems, …,1 department of political science, university of nigeria, nsukka, enugu state, nigeria 2 civil engineering department, universiti putra, malaysia, selangor malaysia 3 civil engineering department waste generation rate in nigeria is estimated at 0.65-0.95 kg/capita/day which gives an average of 42 million tonnes of wastes generated annually..nigerian coal corporation - bureau of public enterprises -,location of the industry – enugu ownership structure – 100% govt owned the nigerian coal corporation was established in 1950 and it is 100% owned by the fgn. the headquarter is located at no 25 okpara avenue, enugu. sector data coal exploration in nigeria started as far back as 1916. available data show that coal
there have also been worrisome reports of foreign companies illegally cutting down trees in enugu and ebonyi forests for charcoal production for export. it is the duty of forest guards or rangers.chinese company continues illegal charcoal production in enugu …,an illegal charcoal factory by a chinese company in enugu state has continued operation after more than two weeks that the facility was purportedly sealed off by the national environmental standards and regulations enforcement agency (nesrea). in a press release last wednesday, nesrea claimed that the facility had been shut down, but the icir.academic journals - journal of agricultural extension and rural development - managing of risks in agriculture: benefits of conservation of …,the deforestation rate in the country is about 3.5% per year, translating to a loss of 350,000 to 400,000 ha of forest land per year and recently, it was shown that forests now occupy about 923,767 km 2 or about 10 million ha (ladipo, 2010)..tackling illegal mining – the sun nigeria,illegal mining poses some health challenges which include lead poisoning, mercury pollution, deforestation, poor sanitation and heavy metals pollution. it can also lead to the outbreak of
international journal of management sciences and business research, dec-2016 issn (2226-8235) vol-5, issue 12 corporate environmental accounting information disclosure in the nigeria manufacturing firms author’s details: 1 ofoegbu, grace n. senior lecturer, department of accountancy, university of nigeria, enugu campus 2megbuluba,.environmental effect of mineral exploitation in nigeria,aigbedion and iyayi 035 table 2. environmental distribution of mineral pollution in nigeria. (aigbedion, 2005). year land swamp offshore 2004 59 39 14 2005 33 28 15 2006 50 35 23 which organisms exist; the organisms themselves includ-ing.poblems encountered by managers in setting up a small scale hospitality business (a case study of emily restaurant enugu),(a case study of emily restaurant enugu) abstact small scale business is the hub and foundation of industrialization and development. this research is centered on the problems encountered by managers in setting up small scale hospitality business in nigeria, as hospitality industry in recent time has contributed immensely to national economic development..perils of uranium mining in meghalaya: a ground report | dianuke…,when companies like ucil come, there is talk of employment generation but they always keep the locals in the lower rungs, not in decision making positions.” going further into wahkaji, another abandoned construction is the primary health centre that was supposed to function while
enugu metropolis is located in the tropical rain forest about 230 m above sea level. this tropical rain forest has gradually changed to guinea savannah due to deforestation and farming activities. the average annual rainfall is 1520-2030 mm and temperature ranges between 23.1 and 31 °c..land degradation due to mining and its remedial …,1 land degradation due to mining in india and its mitigation measures dr h. b. sahu department of mining engineering national institute of technology rourkela – 769 008, india [email protected] er. s. dash state pollution control board orissa.nigeria: ‘coal reserves can generate 53,900mw by 2030’ | iea clean coal centre,as nigeria grapples with its power supply crisis, experts have said that the country can effectively generate up to 53,900 megawatts (mw) of electricity by 2030. the country currently boasts of about one billion metric tonnes of coal reserves, which have been fully