International Journal of Environmental Protection and Policy

Volume 7, Issue 2, March 2019

  • Water Quality Assessment in Maddhapara Granite Mine, Bangladesh

    Hossain Al Tanjil, Mohammad Tofayal Ahmed, Sigma Akter, Pradip Kumar Biswas

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 2, March 2019
    Pages: 39-45
    Received: Feb. 06, 2019
    Accepted: Mar. 18, 2019
    Published: Apr. 08, 2019
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    Abstract: Inflow groundwater plays a vital role in maintaining an environmental cycle. Water quality assessment is needed for identifying disturbance or contamination of this. In this research, twelve water samples were collected from in and around Maddhapara Granite Mine, Bangladesh during August 2017 to reach in a decision, that is the untreated mine disch... Show More
  • Geospatial Assessment of Crime and Security in Ido Local Government Area, Oyo State, SouthWest Nigeria

    Babatunde Akeem Adesola, Oyekola Martins Adewale

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 2, March 2019
    Pages: 46-60
    Received: Mar. 05, 2019
    Accepted: Apr. 10, 2019
    Published: May 06, 2019
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    Abstract: Utilization of Information Technology is required in public safety management in the cities and their suburb such as the present Ido area, Ido local government Ibadan. Geographic Information System (GIS) is an important tool that can be used to locate crime area, and thus allow police to proactively respond to the situations before constituting a p... Show More
  • Parks’ Governance and Management in Rwanda: Opportunities and Challenges of the Community Participation for a Sustainable Conservation - Case Study of Nyungwe National Park

    Gloriose Umuziranenge

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 2, March 2019
    Pages: 61-71
    Received: Feb. 26, 2019
    Accepted: Apr. 02, 2019
    Published: May 10, 2019
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    Abstract: In the field of conservation, the shift from the fortress conservation approach towards participatory management has considerably increased the interest for tourism activities and income. In Rwanda, the protected areas governance system is promoting community-based conservation through tourism revenue sharing to achieve conservation and development... Show More
  • Geo-environmental Quality Evaluation Based on GIS in Shiyan-Wudang Mountain Area

    Bei Wang, Xiaomei Wang, Yongpeng Fu, Xueping Li, Wen Zhang, Yaobang Lu

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 2, March 2019
    Pages: 72-79
    Received: Apr. 14, 2019
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    Published: Jun. 15, 2019
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    Abstract: The Shiyan-Wudang Mountain area is located in the Danjiangkou Reservoir Area, the upper reaches of the Han River, the hinterland of the Qinba Mountain Range. The main geological environmental problems in the region include collapse, landslides, debris flow, ground collapses, and ground fissures, which seriously restrict local economic development. ... Show More
  • Moistening Deformation and Microstructure Change of Undisturbed Loess Under Confined Conditions

    Ying Gao, Yanxia Ma, Wuyu Zhang, Jiaqing Guo

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 2, March 2019
    Pages: 80-85
    Received: Apr. 22, 2019
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    Published: Jun. 15, 2019
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    Abstract: Under the confined conditions, the influence of water content on the deformation characteristics of loess collapsing was studied by the indoor collapsibility test. The microscopic images were analyzed microstructural changes of the soil before and after the collapsing. The result shows that: (1) the higher the moisture content, the smaller vertical... Show More