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Desertification is the degradation of terrestrial ecosystems through human activities it result in a lower crop production potential a reduction in the land capacity to support livestock increased environmental deterioration as a result of water and wind erosion and usually a reduction in the.

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Environmental Issues And The Prospects Of Mining In

Environmental Issues And The Prospects Of Mining In

2017 mining is a significant threat to biodiversity as it leads to large massive habitat losses paul and campbell 2011 20 mining issues in nigeria nigeria’s abundant solid minerals constitute some of the largest known deposits under different categories made up of precious metals stones and industrial minerals like coal

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Environmental Impact Of Artisanal Gold Mining In Luku

Environmental Impact Of Artisanal Gold Mining In Luku

321 land degradation the effect of artisanal gold mining in the study area is the destruction of natural landscape of the area as result of erosion figure 3 the heaps of rock wastes and tailings generated as a result of the mining activity cannotbe easily disposed off and this also leads to the destruction of the natural landscape

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Environmental Impact Of Artisanal Gold Mining In Luku

Environmental Impact Of Artisanal Gold Mining In Luku

321 land degradation the effect of artisanal gold mining in the study area is the destruction of natural landscape of the area as result of erosion the heaps of rock wastes and tailings generated as a result of the mining activity cannot be easily disposed off and this also leads to the destruction of the natural landscape

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Facts About Land Pollution That Will Make You Sit Up In

Facts About Land Pollution That Will Make You Sit Up In

A study done in calabar south nigeria showed that about 60 of the agricultural land in this region is degraded and has mainly resulted in decreased productivity of the land apart from wrong agricultural practices urbanization and high population density that causes a rising competition for land use have been attributed as the causes of

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Land Degradation In Gold Mining Communities Of Ijesaland

Land Degradation In Gold Mining Communities Of Ijesaland

Abstract this paper identified 37 mining sites in ten gold mining communities of ijesaland nigeria examined the forms levels and extent of land degradation resulted from mining activities analyzed spatial pattern of land use and finally assessed the effects of mining on livelihood of the

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Environmental Degradation In Nigeria

Environmental Degradation In Nigeria

Desertification is the degradation of terrestrial ecosystems through human activities it result in a lower crop production potential a reduction in the land capacity to support livestock increased environmental deterioration as a result of water and wind erosion and usually a reduction in

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Environmental Effects Of Sand And Gravel Mining On

Environmental Effects Of Sand And Gravel Mining On

Environmental effects of sand and gravel mining on land and soil in luku north central nigeria by ako t a onoduku u s oke s a idris f n umar a n ahmed a a amp abba f m federal university of technology nigeria abstract the increase in the demand for sand and gravel for construction and other

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The Environmental Implications Of The Exploration And

The Environmental Implications Of The Exploration And

Feb 01 2019 the plateau landscape has mining ponds that have degraded the area and served as contaminants • the ecology was greatly impacted and the mine sites became prone to erosion • the closed mine in enugu was polluted with heavy metals experiencing the problems of amd and degraded

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Illegal Gold Mining Land Degradation And Food Security In

Illegal Gold Mining Land Degradation And Food Security In

Illegal gold mining and land degradation can affect food production negatively this study examines the impacts of illegalsurface gold mining and land degradation on food security in yauri kebbi state nigeria data for this study were collected from both primary and secondary

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Nigeria Among Countries With High Deforestation Rate

Nigeria Among Countries With High Deforestation Rate

Jul 08 2019 adekunle peter benin nigeria loses between 450000 and 600000 hectares of forest to deforestation annually to rank among the countries with the highest rate of deforestation in the

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Illegal Gold Mining Land Degradationand Food Security In

Illegal Gold Mining Land Degradationand Food Security In

Keywords land degradation food security mining gold environmental degradation introduction nigeria faces huge food security challenges about 70 percent of the population lives on less than n 100 us 070 per day suffering hunger and poverty despite its reputation as petroleum

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Review Of Environmental And Health Impacts Of Mining In

Review Of Environmental And Health Impacts Of Mining In

Mar 01 2018 land degradation is very severe in some parts of kenyasi and illegal miners are indiscriminately mining gold43 the report stated that their activities are not backed by any expert assessment of gold bearing land and rocks and as a result their activities result in the destruction of land resources land degradation is very serious and

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Environmental Impacts Of Mining A Study Of Mining

Environmental Impacts Of Mining A Study Of Mining

The mining sector in ghana consists of both smallscale and largescale mining each of which has varying environmental impacts this paper provides an exposition on the environmental impacts of mining activities in ghana the paper mainly focused on the mining activities in prestea in the western region of the country the

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Mining’s Impacts On Forests Chatham House

Mining’s Impacts On Forests Chatham House

The monitoring and reporting of mining’s direct and indirect roles in landuse change including forest loss and degradation could support a more comprehensive assessment of the sector’s contribution to climate change and biodiversity

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Environmental Effect Of Mineral Exploitation In Nigeria

Environmental Effect Of Mineral Exploitation In Nigeria

The three stages of mineral development viz exploration mining and processing have caused different types of environmental damages which include ecological disturbance destruction of natural flora and fauna pollution of air land and water instability of soil and rock masses landscape degradation and radiation hazards the environmental damage has in turn resulted in waste of arable

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Land Degradation In Gold Mining Communities Of Ijesaland

Land Degradation In Gold Mining Communities Of Ijesaland

This paper identified 37 mining sites in ten gold mining communities of ijesaland nigeria examined the forms levels and extent of land degradation resulted from mining activities analyzed

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Conflict Implications Of Coal Mining And Environmental

Conflict Implications Of Coal Mining And Environmental

This study has examined implications of coal mining and environmental pollution in south africa with lessons drawn from the niger delta nigeria the purpose of the study was twofold first to explore the current state of environmental pollution in south africa and how it could possibly result in environmental conflict between the affected

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The Devastating Effects Of Environmental Degradation

The Devastating Effects Of Environmental Degradation

Ts 1d – environment and land use planning angela k etuonovbe the devastating effects of environmental degradation a case study of the niger delta region of nigeria fig working week 2009 surveyors key role in accelerated development eilat israel 3–8 may 2009 114 the devastating effects of environmental

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