Oct 19, 2017· 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.

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Analyse the impact of intensive resource exploitation on the environment of the oil producing communities in the Niger Delta. Discuss the impact of environmental degradation as a function of intensive resource extraction in the Niger Delta and its effect …

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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.

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Minerals and the environment Minerals are non–renewable natural resources that are vital for the construction, manufacturing and energy industries. The aim of sustainable mineral development is to ensure mineral use is kept to a minimum amount without having a negative impact on economic growth.

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2. Does resource exploitation have any significant impact on the Niger delta region of Nigeria? 1.6 Research hypotheses. Ho: There is no significant relationship between resource exploitation and environmental impact. Hi: There is a significant relationship between resource exploitation and environmental impact.

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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 ...

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The environmental damage has in turn resulted in waste of arable land, as well as economic crops and trees.Since much of the damage is inevitable, if the minerals must be developed, both the ...

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The impact an economic system has on the environment is by drawing upon raw materials to keep the system functioning and the left over waste must find their ways back to the natural environment. This paper studied environmental and socio-economic impact of oil exploration in the oil producing area of Niger Delta using data

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Environmental effect of mineral exploitation in Nigeria. ... With time, Illegal mining in Pandogari, Niger state stretched through a 17.5 km 2 -130 km 2 radius from 1992 to 1998. By the year 2000 ...

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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:

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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

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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.

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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 …

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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.

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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 ...

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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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Petroleum exploration and production in the Nigeria's Niger Delta region and export of oil and gas resources by the petroleum sector has substantially improved the nation's economy over the past five decades. However, activities associated with petroleum exploration, development and production operations have local detrimental and significant impacts on the atmosphere, soils and sediments ...

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ADVERTISEMENTS: Short Notes on Exploitation of Mineral Resources ! (a) Mining is hazardous occupation: 1. This occupation involves several health risk dust produced during mining operation are injurious to health and cause lung diseases. ADVERTISEMENTS: 2. Extraction of some toxic or radioactive minerals leads to life threatening hazards. 3. Dynamite explosion during mining is very […]

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Africa is rich in reserves of minerals. It is a leading producer of gold and coltan (used in electronic devices) and other minerals. This is a blessing but also a curse because the mineral reserves are a source of conflict among many countries of Africa. I was surprised to learn that there are more illegal mining companies in Africa than there are legal ones.

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P. Doyle, in Encyclopedia of Geology, 2005. Environmental Impacts of Mineral Extraction. The environmental impacts of mineral extraction vary according to the type of mineral and the extent of its deposit, with impacts varying throughout the working life of a mine or quarry, and with the issues often continuing long after the deposits worked are no longer economically viable.

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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.

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Environmental impacts of economic development – increasing oil, gas and mineral exploration, shipping and tourism puts pressure on the vulnerable Arctic environment. It is essential to have clear and effective policies in place to manage these risks.

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Environmental Impacts of Mineral Resource Exploitation and Use M.Kaya Osmangazi University, Technological Research Center (TEKAM), Eskişehir, Turkey ABSTRACT: Human beings are facing a global mineral resource crisis. The earth's finite supply of minerals İs being used by a population that is growing faster than at any time in history.

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Environmental Impact Assessment of Crude Oil Exploitation on Wildlife Resources in the Niger Delta Region of Nigeria 1S. A. Abere, 1V. Ojadi and 2Jacinta A. Opara 1Rivers State University of Science and Technology, Port Harcourt, Nigeria 2University of Maiduguri, P.M.B 1069, Maiduguri-Nigeria ABSTRACT

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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

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Environmental Impacts of Oil Exploration and Exploitation in the Niger Delta of Nigeria Kadafa, Adati Ayuba Author : wetland in Africa but due to oil pollution the area Department of Environmental ManagementFaculty of, Environmental Studies, Universiti Putra ... •The environmental impact of mineral exploitation depends on many factors ...

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Environmental effect of mineral exploitation in Nigeria Aigbedion, I and Iyayi, S. E Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma-Nigeria. Accepted 14 February, 2007 The three stages of mineral development, viz exploration, mining and processing, have caused different

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Environmental effect of mineral exploitation in … Aigbedion and Iyayi (2007), Mallo (2012), and Adekoya, Kehinde-Philips, and Odukoya (2003) listed some of the minerals in Nigeria and their current level of exploitation.

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