American Journal of Environmental Protection

Volume 5, Issue 3, June 2016

  • Diversity of Vascular and Insects Canopy Epiphytes on Palm Oil in North Sumatra, Indonesia

    Fitra Suzanti, Retna Astuti Kuswardani, Suci Rahayu, Agus Susanto

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 3, June 2016
    Pages: 39-49
    Received: 22 March 2016
    Accepted: 31 March 2016
    Published: 20 April 2016
    Abstract: This paper describes the role of the insect, which is essential for human survival, but still people are not familiar with widely even some people consider insects no meaning or viewed from the downside. Diversity of epiphytes and insects in the canopy of palm oil plantations in North Sumatra assessed by field observations at five locations, namely... Show More
  • Evolution of African Human Trypanosomiasis in the Democratic Republic of Congo During the Year 2005

    Achille Lutumba Suika, Zhang Liqiu, Anne Marie Nsaka Kabunda

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 3, June 2016
    Pages: 50-55
    Received: 30 March 2016
    Accepted: 12 April 2016
    Published: 28 April 2016
    Abstract: The illness has caused most devastating and lethal epidemics at the beginning of the colonial era in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Between 1885 and 1920, parasites have decimated the population of several infected areas. The second major outbreak started in 1920 and reached its peak in the 1930s and 1940s. At this time, a very impressive means ... Show More
  • Assessment of Technical and Economic Feasibility of Activated Charcoal Removal of Organic Matter from Different Streams of Grey Water Through Study of Adsorption Isotherms

    Ababu T. Tiruneh, Amos O. Fadiran, William N. Ndlela, Jonna Heikkilä

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 3, June 2016
    Pages: 56-64
    Received: 6 May 2016
    Accepted: 16 May 2016
    Published: 30 May 2016
    Abstract: The feasibility of household level treatment of grey water with activated charcoal was performed using laboratory batch adsorption testing on locally available charcoal media. The study results indicated that the potential for removal of organic matter was significantly high for the high pH cloth wash water compared to the low pH kitchen wastewater... Show More
  • Research of Uncontrolled Landfills Impact on Environment in Georgia

    Nugzar Buachidze, Khatuna Chikviladze, George Kordzakhia, Ekaterina Shubladze, Lali Shavliashvili

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 3, June 2016
    Pages: 65-70
    Received: 21 April 2016
    Accepted: 3 May 2016
    Published: 7 June 2016
    Abstract: The inventory of the uncontrolled sites revealed uncontrolled landfill sites existing in the districts/regions of Georgia. The significant increase of soil and partially surface waters pollution level is developed due to the inefficient management of the different types of wastes. That significantly worsens social and economic conditions of life of... Show More