International Journal of Environmental Protection and Policy

Volume 10, Issue 3, May 2022

  • An Analysis of Civil Society Organisations Advocating for Adequate Bauxite Mining in Boke Region (Western Guinea)

    Sidiki Souare

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 3, May 2022
    Pages: 39-47
    Received: Mar. 25, 2022
    Accepted: May 13, 2022
    Published: May 24, 2022
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    Abstract: This research paper investigates Civil Society Organisations engagement in responding to Bauxite Mining Activity’s Environment and Social problems at the grassroots in the Boké region and proffer feasible recommendations to improve engagements in address community problems. In another Word, it evaluates the extent of few Civil Society Organisations... Show More
  • Risk Assessment of Natural Radionuclides and Radon Gas in the Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold Mine of Buhemba, Tanzania

    Erasto Focus, Msafiri Jackson, Charles Simon, Emmanuel Njale, Anna Kanyanemu, Yohana Siyajali Anatory, Makoye Mhozya, Pamela Semiono

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 3, May 2022
    Pages: 48-58
    Received: May 04, 2022
    Accepted: May 18, 2022
    Published: May 31, 2022
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    Abstract: Currently, the mining industry in Tanzania faces significant challenges including the presence of radionuclides in the working environment. In this work, different indices were applied to assess the health risk of people living and working in the study area. The radiation hazards in the studied mining areas are compared with the recommended local a... Show More
  • Study on the Key Technology of Deepwater Oil Spill Simulation in the South China Sea

    Jianwei Li, Wei An, Yuanshou He, Weiwei Jin, Shasha Song

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 3, May 2022
    Pages: 59-66
    Received: May 31, 2022
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    Published: Jun. 01, 2022
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    Abstract: With the development of oil and gas fields in deepwater areas, the risk of deepwater oil spill accidents is increasing. In order to improve the capacity of deepwater oil spill contingency response and management in the South China Sea, an user-friendly and robust 3D (three-dimensional) underwater oil spill simulation system is developed by using th... Show More
  • Adsorption Performance of Two Kinds of Biochar for Cd2+ in Water

    Ye Jinsha, Luo Xin, Liu Ruisen

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 3, May 2022
    Pages: 67-72
    Received: May 31, 2022
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    Published: Jun. 01, 2022
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    Abstract: Cadmium is one of the most widely distributed and toxic pollutants in nature, and the remediation of Cd pollution is still a difficult and serious task. In this paper, the biochar derived from walnut shells and sunflower seed shells were prepared at 700°C. The two kinds of biochar were characterized by SEM and FTIR, and the effects of pH, adsorptio... Show More