Water Quality Analysis and Impact of Impoundment on Ikpoba River, Edo State, Southern Nigeria

Rivers are well known for their contribution to civilization. Many communities of the world have relied on their enormous resources as means of their livelihood. Rivers are the major source of fresh water to man amid other resources. In ancient times, most urban settlements have developed around waterways which served as transport media, water sources […]

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Dams are Unrenewable

Stream regulation poses threat not only to the aquatic habitat but also to the surrounding terrestrial environment. Damming has physical, chemical and geomorphological consequences on streams and rivers by altering the natural distribution and timing of flow. Stream regulation affects primary biological productivity of ecosystems including effects on river and riparian plant life on downstream […]

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Coping with Climate Change and Environmental Degradation in the Niger Delta Region of Nigeria

The Niger Delta region of Nigeria is the bedrock of the Nigerian economy making the country the sixth oil producing nation in the world. The communities in this region are faced with adverse effects of the ever changing climate and environmental degradation resulting from exploitation and exploration activities of the multinational oil companies. The study […]

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Clarion Call for Sustainable Energy

Energy is fundamental to all human activities and it is needed to support development. The millennium development goals (MDGs) cannot be achieved without access to energy. Energy is inevitable for poverty alleviation and provides services in the areas of health, communications and productivity. To further increase Nigerians access to energy, the Community Research and Development […]

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