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The World’s Dirtiest Cities

Dirtiest cities in the World

Do you know that African cities are among the dirtiest cities in the world? In this article we take a look at the world’s dirtiest cities and why they are regarded as the dirtiest. Pollution is one of the most dangerous issues plaguing the world today. Water pollution causes a decline of safe drinking water. Air pollution leads to health ...

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Don raises the alarm over gaseous industrial wastes

gaseous industrial waste

The Guardian reports that a Professor of Material and Corrosion Engineering, Landmark University, Omu-Aran, Kwara state, Makanjuola Oki has warned that continuous interaction of man with gaseous industrial wastes could accelerate ageing process and fast track early death. Oki, while delivering the third in the series of Inaugural lectures of the institution said unless mopping up devices are promptly devised and ...

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Lagos trains civil servants on proper environmental hygiene

environmental hygiene

“To equip its civil servants with the right skills to communication the importance of hygiene and healthy living, Lagos State Government has trained about 100 civil servants on strategic communication for a clean Lagos. Speaking at the opening session of a two-day workshop on, Strategic Communication for a clean Lagos, Ambode represented by the Commissioner for Establishment, Training and Pensions, ...

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Nigerian Senate probes carbon emission in Port Harcourt, Rivers

Port Harcourt

“The Nigerian Senate has instructed its Committees on Environment, Petroleum and Downstream to make a visit to Port Harcourt, capital of Rivers State. This is in a bid to assess the level of air pollution. According to Premium Times, residents of the city and its environs have been living under the threat of air pollution since black carbon took over ...

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Onitsha, Nigerian city with the worst air

Onitsha

Naij.com reports that Onitsha’s mean annual concentration was recorded at 594 micrograms per cubic metre by the World Health Organization – massively exceeding the WHO’s annual guideline limit for PM10s of 20μg/m3. This means that Onitsha is the most polluted city in the world, but the people living in it do not even know it. According to a report by ...

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Environmental Impact of Building Projects in Nigeria

environmental impact

Environmental Impact is used to describe some implications of human activities on the environment. This article views the environmental impact of building construction projects in Nigeria. The environment is threatened severely by so many problems, some of which are caused by the activities of Construction Projects. The major environmental impacts of building construction projects include environmental pollution, resource depletion and ...

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The Impact of Climatic Change on Urban Cities

Urban cities

There is an Increasing awareness to the potential impacts of climate change on urban cities. Presently, roughly 50 percent of the world‘s population live in cities, but this figure is expected to reach 66% by 2050. Most of the future growth of the urban population is anticipated in the developing world. Many low-income countries are already exposed to shortage of ...

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Beijing To Build Ventilation “Corridors” To Help Tackle Air Pollution

Beijing To Build Ventilation "Corridors" To Help Tackle Air Pollution

Authorities in Beijing plan to develop a network of ventilation “corridors” to help tackle the city’s notorious air pollution, China’s state news agency Xinhua reported on Sunday. Construction in the zones, which will be created by connecting parks, rivers, lakes, highways and low building blocks, will be strictly controlled and obstacles to air flow will be removed over time, Xinhua ...

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Impact of open waste dumps on rental value

rental values

There are many environmental factors that affect rental value of properties, albeit, in this article we will be taking a look at the effects of open waste dumps on rental values The issue of waste disposal and management were not problems to early humans, due to the fact that there were no population explosion and technological advancement at that time. ...

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