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The Challenges of Living in a Slum Area

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Urban populations have skyrocketed globally and today represent more than half of the world’s population. In this article, we look at the challenges of living in a slum area. In some parts of the developing world, the growth of the urban population has more-than-proportionately involved rural migration to informal settlements in and around cities, known more commonly as “slums”—densely populated ...

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Implications of Climate Change on Nigerian Built Environment

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Climate change is an adverse environmental phenomenon that is causing enormous concern all over the world. In this article we look at the adverse effects of climate change on Nigerian Built Environment. Climate change refers to some anomalies in the climate system that is a result of human activities. These anomalies include increase in the concentration of Greenhouse gases (GHGs), ...

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The Impact of Climatic Change on Urban Cities

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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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