Management of Environmental Problems and Hazards in Nigeria

Management of Environmental Problems and Hazards in Nigeria

by H. Chike Mba

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ISBN-13: 9781351153386
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 11/28/2017
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 314
File size: 5 MB

Table of Contents

Part I. Effective Survival Measures for Environmental and Ecological Hazards in Nigeria: Erosion phenomenon and development dynamics in southeastern Nigeria; Urban environmental factors of flooding: a preliminary enquiry of Awka Capital territory, Anambra State: the place of governmental knowledge for survival; Effective survival measures against natural hazards in settled areas; Land improvement in disaster areas: the role of agricultural practices; Noise: an element of environmental pollution; The causes and consequences of deforestation of the rainforest belt of Nigeria; Air pollution: a threat to human survival; Environmental challenge: emphasizing architectural design; Environment, environmental problems and their effects on human life: from awareness to action; Mapping the Enugu environment for identification of environmental hazards, and mitigating the effects of such hazards; Development, the environment and our ecological wisdom. Part II. Poverty and Environmental Degradation: Rural poverty and environmental degradation; Urban poverty and environmental degradation in Nigerian cities. Part III. The Role of Government and Citizens in Environmental Management: Towards environmental awareness in Nigeria; Government efforts in environmental management in Nigeria; Mitigating the effects of environmental hazards in settled areas; Environmental problems and their management: the role of the government and citizens; The role of government and citizens in erosion control; Official mechanism for implementing environmental impact analysis in Nigeria; The girl child: her education and training for sustainable environmental management anddevelopment; Population growth and environment. Part IV. Problems and Prospects of Sustainable Development of the Nigerian Environment: Towards an integrated urban development and environmental management strategies for sustainable cities in Nigeria: a case study of Onitsha; Towards improving degraded urban neighbourhoods in Nigeria: prospects for resident participation.

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