This unique collection of essays examines the environmental problems facing contemporary Nigeria. The relationship between environmental degradation and such social issues as poverty and pollution growth has been impressively analyzed. There is also a well-researched discussion on how government and citizens can work towards achieving sustainable development with long-term solutions to ecological disorders. This book provides a valuable resource for academics and professionals in the general area of environmental management as well as those searching for long-term solutions to Nigeria's particular ecological disorders.
|Publisher:||Taylor & Francis|
|Sold by:||Barnes & Noble|
|File size:||5 MB|
Table of ContentsPart 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.