Effects of Natural Resources Utilization on the Ecosystem

Source Journal of Physical Sciences 2007 Mining is a common practice in Nigeria the problem with the activity in the country however is the inattention of the miners and the government to proper mining practices which makes life difficult for the people And many people because of their low level of education do not know their environmental obligations under the Minerals and Mining Act

RESOURCE EXPLOITATION AND ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT

Hi There is a significant relationship between resource exploitation and environmental impact Hypothesis 2 Ho Resource exploitation has no significant impact on the Niger delta region of Nigeria Hi Resource exploitation has significant impact on the Niger delta region of Nigeria

Exploitation of natural resources

The exploitation of natural resources is the use of natural resources for economic growth sometimes with a negative connotation of accompanying environmental degradation It started to emerge on an industrial scale in the 19th century as the extraction and processing of raw materials such as in mining steam power and machinery developed much further than it had in preindustrial areas

Energy Exploitation And Environmental Impact In Nigeria

4 Environmental Impact of Exploiting Fossil Fuels in Nigeria Exploitation refers to mining mineral resources from the land and sea using technological know how According to Nigerian Environmental Study Action Team 1991 as highlighted in Mba 1995 fuel mineral exploitation

Environmental Impacts of Oil Exploration and Exploitation

Environmental Impacts of Oil Exploration and Exploitation in the Niger Delta of Nigeria By Kadafa Adati Ayuba Universiti Putra Malaysia Abstract Problem Statement Oil exploration and exploitation has been on going for several decades in the Niger Delta It has had disastrous impacts on the environment in the region and has adversely

Environmental effect of mineral exploitation in Nigeria

harnessing the minerals in Nigeria An attempt will also be made to examine the possible precautions and reme dies that can be applied in order to mitigate the effect of adverse environmental impact of mining activities Table 1 shows the minerals deposits that are currently being exploited in Nigeria Some of the minerals notably

RESOURCE EXPLOITATION AND ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT A

resource exploitation and environmental impact a case study of niger delta region of nigeria Background of the study Exploitation of mineral resources has assumed prime importance in several developing countries including Nigeria

ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF NATURAL RESOURCES EXPLOITATION

environmental impact of natural resources exploitation in nigeria and the way forward Article PDF Available · January 2012 with 62 102 Reads How we measure reads

Minimizing the Impact of Mining Activities for Sustainable

Nigeria is endowed with abundant mineral resources However their extraction and processing through mining activities especially of the solid minerals are going on at different scales of intensity Some of these operations and their negative impacts to the environment which include land degradation ecological disruption giving rise to air land and water pollution and death of flora and

Causes of Environment Degradation in Niger Delta

 · Causes and Effects of Environment Degradation in Niger Delta In this article we examine the various factors that contribute to environmental degradation in Niger Delta as well as the effects consequences of these factors 1 Acid Rain This is a major cause of environmental damage witnessed in the Niger Delta region

environmental effect of mineral exploitation in nigeria

Environmental implications of oil exploration and exploitation in Environmental impact of oil spills in Nigeria Mineral Resources Exploitation in Nigeria The Need for effective Physical and Environmental Planning

Environmental Impacts of Oil Exploration and Exploitation

Problem Statement Oil exploration and exploitation has been on going for several decades in the Niger Delta It has had disastrous impacts on the environment in the region and has adversely affected people inhabiting that region

environmental impact of mineral exploitation in nigeria

The exploitation and exploration of solid minerals are governed by The Nigerian of Nigeria s mineral resources creating an enabling environment for private and the environmental impact of large scale mineral extraction

The environmental implications of the exploration and

The environmental implications of the exploration and exploitation of solid minerals in Nigeria with a special focus on Tin in Jos and Coal in Enugu Decree 86 of 1992 introduced mandatory environmental impact assessments for all new development projects and recommends environmental audits for all existing projects

The Effect of Unplanned Exploitation of Environmental

Environmental sustainability requires constant and regular observation of on going activities within the environment and maintaining it through an enhanced environmental standard using existing laws The study observed that the development of agriculture and modern technology has led to an increasing human impact on environmental resources without adequate correlation towards the after

Environmental Impacts of Mining A Study of Mining

Mineral exploitation contributes significantly to economic growth and development in most world economies In Africa Ghana is the second largest gold producer contributing to about 5 7 of the country s GDP The mining sector in Ghana consists of both small scale and large scale mining each of which has varying environmental impacts This paper provides an exposition on the environmental

RESOURCE EXPLOITATION AND ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT A

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1 1 Background of the study Exploitation of mineral resources has assumed prime importance in several developing countries including Nigeria Nigeria is endowed with abundant mineral resources which have contributed immensely to the

environmental impact of mineral exploitation in nigeria

Environmental and Socio Economic Impact of Oil diversify the Nigeria economy her dependency on oil is bound to continue for a long period of ti exploration has triggered adverse environmental impacts in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria through incessant environmental socio economic and physical disasters that have accumulated over the years due to limited scrutiny and lack of assessment

ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF NATURAL RESOURCES

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Environmental Impact of Mining Exploitation A Case Study

Extraction of mineral resources is the backbone of the national economy in many developed and developing countries of the world However the exploitation can have many negative impacts on the immediate environment of the exploitation sites In this study performed on some mining areas of the Moroccan Anti Atlas four principal negative effects were detected effect on the physiognomy on

Assessing the Ecological Effects of Mining in West Africa

Nigeria s abundant solid minerals constitute some of the largest known deposits in recent years under different categories With the activities in the sector characterized by production and a growing environmental decline often overlooked This research uses a mix scale approach of descriptive statistics and GIS methodology in analyzing the ecological impacts of mining in Nigeria

ASSESSING THE ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF OIL AND

1 Adekoya J A 2003 Environmental effects of solid minerals mining Journal of Physics Science 625 640 2 Ajakaiye D E 1985 Environmental problems associated with mineral exploitation in Nigeria Paper Presented at the 21st Annual Conference of the Nigeria Mining and Geosciences Society JOS Nigeria

Environmental effect of mineral exploitation in Nigeria

The exploitation of mineral resources has great negative impacts not only on the surrounding soils but also on the total environment and one of the most distinct impacts is metal contamination 1

Environmental impact of natural resources exploitation in

Environmental Impact Assessment EIA should be well documented guide lines for implementation should be put in place and undertake monitoring and evaluation of environmental degradation and carryout environmental reports so that natural resource exploitation bodies should carry out mandatory precaution remedies or compensation for damage done

Aigbedion I N and Iyayi S E 2007 Environmental

Environmental effect of mineral exploitation in Nigeria International Journal of Physical Sciences Vol 2 2 pp 033 038 February 2007 has been cited by the following article

Problems Of Mineral Exploitation In Nigeria And Solutions

But as beneficial as this exploitation of mineral resources has brought to Nigeria it has likewise caused some environmental degradation in the country especially in those quarrying areas In this article we shall be taking a look at the problems that have been caused by mineral exploitation in the country

The environmental implications of the exploration and

The results include analysis of the mining impacts of Tin and Coal on the environment It is hoped that the conclusion of this study will enable Nigeria to put in place and enforce certain minimum environmental standards for solid mineral exploration and exploitation

Impacts of Oil Exploration in Niger Delta Nigeria

 · Impacts of Oil Exploration in Niger Delta Nigeria By Kubiat Umana on food drinking water wood shelter medicine employment and aesthetics All aspect of oil exploration and exploitation has adverse effects on the ecosystem and the local biodiversity Sox and particulate matter and the cumulative environmental impact of these flaring