International Journal of Environmental Protection and Policy

Volume 4, Issue 1, January 2016

  • Experience with Practical Environmental Education in Primary Schools

    Manfred Fehr

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 1, January 2016
    Pages: 1-9
    Received: Jan. 14, 2016
    Accepted: Jan. 25, 2016
    Published: Feb. 01, 2016
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    Abstract: This paper relates ongoing research on environmental quality in the Brazilian school universe, with analyses and results from six schools. The objective is to achieve environmental education of students through exposure to the impacts of their school on city infrastructure. In the first two schools, the work plan addressed composting of food residu... Show More
  • Flare Gas Gathering and Utilization: A Strategic Approach to Greenhouse Gas Emission Reduction in Nigeria

    Yobo Moses Tambari, Sornaate Lucky Easy, Akpan Paul Paulinus

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 1, January 2016
    Pages: 10-15
    Received: Oct. 15, 2015
    Accepted: Jan. 08, 2016
    Published: Feb. 16, 2016
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    Abstract: Apart from contributing to greenhouse gas emission, flared gases create trade-off emissions such as carbon (iv) oxide (CO2), methane (CH4), nitrogen oxides (NOX), sulphur oxides (SOX) and water vapour. The impact of such flared gases is of both local and global concern. Therefore, the purpose of the present study is to review current literature on ... Show More
  • Heavy Metals Contamination in Agricultural Soil and Rice in Tanzania: A Review

    Fides Simon, Kelvin Mark Mtei, Martin Kimanya

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 1, January 2016
    Pages: 16-23
    Received: Jan. 15, 2016
    Accepted: Jan. 28, 2016
    Published: Feb. 17, 2016
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    Abstract: Heavy metals contamination in agricultural soil is a potential environmental threat to the safety of agricultural food crops such as rice which is consumed by majority of Tanzanians. The aim of this review is to put together available information on sources of heavy metals, their extent of contamination in agricultural soil and in rice, the risk of... Show More