American Journal of Environmental Protection

Volume 8, Issue 6, December 2019

  • Quantification of Municipal Solid Waste-The Essential Basis in Waste Management in Tamale: A Ghanaian City

    George Anim Addo, Adam Wahabu

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 6, December 2019
    Pages: 109-114
    Received: 17 June 2018
    Accepted: 17 December 2018
    Published: 25 November 2019
    Abstract: One of the key ingredients to a sustainable functional solid waste systems in any nation is the existence and continual review of data on solid waste management (SWM). Many urban areas in Ghana are heavily polluted with solid waste and Tamale metropolis is not an exception. Households in the metropolis generates enormous amount of solid waste coupl... Show More
  • Nexus Between Land Grabbing and Development: Perspective of Environmental Injustice in Ethiopia

    Jemal Hussein Abdulle, Mufedei Mohammed Kasim

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 6, December 2019
    Pages: 115-120
    Received: 19 August 2019
    Accepted: 15 October 2019
    Published: 2 December 2019
    Abstract: This paper explores the overall relationship between land grabbing and development from the perspective of environmental injustice in Ethiopia. The study principally relied on analysis and reflection of secondary sources. Hitherto, much scholarly discourse has tried to seek remedy for the challenges of land grabbing from political aspects. However,... Show More
  • Philosophical Enquiry into Environmental Policy of Ethiopia: Challenges and Prospects

    Taye Birhanu

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 6, December 2019
    Pages: 121-132
    Received: 13 May 2019
    Accepted: 13 June 2019
    Published: 4 December 2019
    Abstract: The issues related to environmental problems and challenges such as climate change and global warming in particular and the issue of environmental crisis in general had been given very little attention until very recently which is, of course, insignificant compared to the seriousness and intensity of the problem. The main objective that has been ad... Show More
  • A Pilot Study of an Online Intelligent Environmental Observation System for Monitoring and Evaluating Public Health Hazard from Indoor and Outdoor Pollutants

    Vasilis Kanellopoulos, Andreas Andrikopoulos, Constantinos Koutsojannis

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 6, December 2019
    Pages: 133-164
    Received: 10 April 2019
    Accepted: 6 December 2019
    Published: 24 December 2019
    Abstract: The overall aim of this research is the prevention of environmental risk and impact, through the establishment of a present-day environmental observatory centre, equipped with an intelligent monitoring, management and evaluating system. Detecting the environmental pollutants in a timely manner (forecasting), potentially related to adverse health ef... Show More