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Environmental effect of mineral exploitation in Nigeria

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 Nigeria

Abstract. 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.

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Environmental effect of mineral exploitation in Nigeria ...

Akpi Uchenna Kalu. Mineral exploration and processing have caused varying degree of environmental damage in Nigeria. These include alteration of ecological state, air, water, soil pollution ...

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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 ...

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environmental degradation o solid minerals mining in nigeria

INTRODUCTION 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 national wealth with associated socio-economic benefits. Mineral resources are an important source of wealth

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environmental impact of mineral exploitation in nigeria

Nigeria is endowed with abundant mineral resources, which have contributed immensely to the national wealth with associated socio-economic benefits.Impacts/Effects of Deforestation in Nigeria - Research.Such careless exploitation of the forest has been implicated in a number of worsening environmental problems in the country including soil erosion and infertility, desertification and flooding.

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The environmental implications of the exploration and ...

01.02.2019  Mining activities can have serious negative effects on the environment, these effects occur from the exploration stage to the closure stage of a mine's operation. Nigeria has different minerals and exploration/exploitation of these minerals can affect the environment. The objective of this paper is to consider how the exploration and exploitation of Tin in Plateau and Coal in Enugu has affected the environment.

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ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF NATURAL RESOURCES

Natural resources exploitation, exploration, mining and processing have caused different types of environmental damages which include ecological disturbances, destruction of natural flora and...

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problem of mineral exploitation in nigeria

Environmental Impact Of Mineral Exploitation In Nigeria Asides these Nigeria had no defined or clearly articulated national policy goals for the national environment However with the dumping of toxic waste in Koko village Delta State in 1987 the Federal Government enacted the Harmful Waste Decree 42 of 1988 which facilitated the establishment ...

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Environmental effect of mineral exploitation in Nigeria

Corpus ID: 54665095. Environmental effect of mineral exploitation in Nigeria @article{Aigbedion2007EnvironmentalEO, title={Environmental effect of mineral exploitation in Nigeria}, author={Aigbedion and Iyayi}, journal={International Journal of Physical Sciences}, year={2007}, volume={2}, pages={33-38} }

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Environmental Impacts of Mineral Exploration in Nigeria ...

Environmental Impacts of Mineral Exploration in Nigeria and their Phytoremediation Strategies for Sustainable Ecosystem . By Odoh Chuks Kenneth, Akpi Uchenna Kalu Anyah Francis . University of Nigeria . Abstract- Mineral exploration and processing have caused varying degree of environmental damage in Nigeria. These include alteration of ecological state, air, water, soil pollution, destruction ...

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ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF NATURAL RESOURCES

Natural resources exploitation, exploration, mining and processing have caused different types of environmental damages which include ecological disturbances, destruction of natural flora and...

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Aigbedion, I. N and Iyayi, S. E. (2007). Environmental ...

The soil samples were analysed at the National Geo-science Research Laboratory (NGRL), of Nigerian Geological Survey Agency (NGSA), Kaduna for trace elements using X-Ray Fluorescence (XRF) method. The average concentration of these elements was compared with the published crustal average concentration of the elements in upper continental crust. Results of field observation reveal that

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environmental impact of mineral exploitation in nigeria

Nigeria is endowed with abundant mineral resources, which have contributed immensely to the national wealth with associated socio-economic benefits.Impacts/Effects of Deforestation in Nigeria - Research.Such careless exploitation of the forest has been implicated in a number of worsening environmental problems in the country including soil erosion and infertility, desertification and flooding.

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environmental degradation o solid minerals mining in

INTRODUCTION 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 national wealth with associated socio-economic benefits. Mineral resources are an important source of wealth

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problem of mineral exploitation in nigeria

Environmental Impact Of Mineral Exploitation In Nigeria Asides these Nigeria had no defined or clearly articulated national policy goals for the national environment However with the dumping of toxic waste in Koko village Delta State in 1987 the Federal Government enacted the Harmful Waste Decree 42 of 1988 which facilitated the establishment ...

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mineral exploitation in nigeria - shibang-china

Environmental effect of mineral exploitation in Nigeria. Environmental effect of mineral exploitation in Nigeria Aigbedion, I and Iyayi, S. E Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma-Nigeria. Accepted 14 February, 2007

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RESOURCE EXPLOITATION AND ENVIRONMENTAL

It is the purpose of this paper to present in a nutshell the negative effect on the environment of the activities involved in harnessing the minerals in Nigeria. An attempt will also be made to examine the possible precautions and remedies that can be applied in order to mitigate the effect of adverse environmental impact of mining activities. Some mineral resources, notably, cassiterite (tin ...

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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 affected people inhabiting that region. The Niger ...

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Environmental Impacts of Mineral Exploration in Nigeria ...

Environmental Impacts of Mineral Exploration in Nigeria and their Phytoremediation Strategies for Sustainable Ecosystem . By Odoh Chuks Kenneth, Akpi Uchenna Kalu Anyah Francis . University of Nigeria . Abstract- Mineral exploration and processing have caused varying degree of environmental damage in Nigeria. These include alteration of ecological state, air, water, soil pollution, destruction ...

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The Effect of Unplanned Exploitation of Environmental ...

The effect of unplanned exploitation of mineral resources in Nigeria has negative effect on the environment and humans. Some of the effects include: • Adverse effect on human health. For example, respiratory illness, and cancer. • Acid rain harms agriculture, forest, animals, human health, aquatic life, drinkable water in the ponds and lakes, etc. The exploitation of environmental ...

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RESOURCE EXPLOITATION AND ENVIRONMENTAL

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 national wealth with associated socio-economic benefits. Mineral resources are an important source of wealth for a nation but before they are harnessed, they have to pass through the

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Environmental Effects of Exploitation Activities in Nigeria

Environmental Effects of Exploitation Activities in Nigeria; Upstream Oil and Gas Production; Downstream Oil and Gas Production; The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) The Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) Economics » Natural Resources and the Economy » Contribution of Petroleum to the Nigerian Economy. Environmental Effects of Exploitation

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Environmental Effect Of Mineral Exploitation In Nigeria

Environmental Effect Of Mineral Exploitation In Nigeria. The Effect of Unplanned Exploitation of Environmental ... The Effect of Unplanned Exploitation of Environmental Resources: The Nigeria’s Experience. Alexander Chinago Budnuka 1,, Aloni Clinton 1, Chukwunma Agi-Ottoh 2. 1 Department of Social Sciences, Rivers State College Of Arts and Science. 2 Registry Department, College Of

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RESOURCE EXPLOITATION AND ENVIRONMENTAL

It is the purpose of this paper to present in a nutshell the negative effect on the environment of the activities involved in harnessing the minerals in Nigeria. An attempt will also be made to examine the possible precautions and remedies that can be applied in order to mitigate the effect of adverse environmental impact of mining activities. Some mineral resources, notably, cassiterite (tin ...

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Energy Exploitation And Environmental Impact In Nigeria ...

to Nigerian Environmental Study/Action Team (1991) as highlighted in Mba (1995), fuel mineral exploitation activities involve exploration, extraction, processing and transportation as well as storage and consumption of petroleum, natural gas, coal, lignite and uranium. Fuel exploitation is done basically for harnessing energy that is

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(PDF) MINERAL PROSPECTING AND EXPLORATION IN

“Environmental Effect of Mineral Exploitation in Nigeria”, International Journal of Physical Sciences Vol. 2 (2), pp. 033-038 7 4. Ajakaiye D.E, 1985. “Environmental Problems associated with Mineral Exploitation in Nigeria”, A Paper Presented at the 21st Annual Conference of the Nigeria Mining and Geosciences Society held at Jos; pp. 140–148 5. Gold Deposits: Exploration ...

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Short Notes on Exploitation of Mineral Resources

Over exploitation of mineral resources resulted in many environmental problems like: 1. Conversion of productive land into mining and industrial areas. ADVERTISEMENTS: 2. Mining and extraction process are one of the sources of air, water and land pollution. 3. Mining involves huge consumption of energy resources like coal, petroleum, natural gas etc. which are in-turn non renewable sources of ...

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Mineral Resources: Definition, Types, Use and

Mineral Resources: Definition, Types, Use and Exploitation! Definition: Minerals provide the material used to make most of the things of industrial- based society; roads, cars, computers, fertilizers, etc. Demand for minerals is increasing world wide as the population increases and the consumption demands of individual people increase.

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