American Journal of Environmental Protection

Volume 10, Issue 6, December 2021

  • The Environmental Management Tools and Instruments of Aplication

    Aponte Paez Freddy Alexis

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 6, December 2021
    Pages: 120-126
    Received: 17 June 2021
    Accepted: 1 September 2021
    Published: 5 November 2021
    Abstract: Environmental Management has made considerable progress in Latin America and the Caribbean in the last two decades, particularly after the Rio de Janeiro Summit on Environment and Development. There is greater public awareness of the various environmental problems and there is greater understanding of the complex relationships existing between envi... Show More
  • Ecosystem Services, Local People Perception and Preferences in Chilimo Forest of Ethiopia

    Alemtsehaye Eyassu

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 6, December 2021
    Pages: 127-135
    Received: 8 October 2021
    Accepted: 29 October 2021
    Published: 17 November 2021
    Abstract: Site and situation specific assessments of such services are crucial to sustainably conserve and manage forest resources. In this study, using Chilmo forest as a case study site, an attempt has been made to identify the main ecosystem services which are perceived and preferred by local communities. The study triangulated primary data collection met... Show More
  • Anurofauna in an Impacted Area in the Municipality of Ituverava in the São Paulo State of Brazil

    Marcelo Dos Santos Fernandes, Thiago Borges Da Silva, Michael Douglas Custodio Galindo

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 6, December 2021
    Pages: 136-148
    Received: 1 November 2021
    Accepted: 18 November 2021
    Published: 24 November 2021
    Abstract: There is great concern about the world amphibian populations reduction resulting from six major ecological factors cited as causes of modern amphibian declines and extinctions. Habitat loss resulting from deforestation and pollution of water reservoirs are usually events in agricultural production processes in Brazil and are important examples of t... Show More
  • Refractory Concretes from Waste of Kovdor Mining and Processing Plant by Magnesium Phosphate Cement

    Olga Belogurova, Marina Savarina, Tatyana Sharai

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 6, December 2021
    Pages: 149-157
    Received: 30 August 2021
    Accepted: 18 September 2021
    Published: 29 November 2021
    Abstract: This work is aimed at using the technogenic raw materials of the Kovdorsky GOK for the production of refractory materials. Currently, many researchers are engaged in the development of technologies for unshaped materials. The most demanded among them are refractory concrete. They are able to set and harden at low temperatures with the formation of ... Show More
  • Regional Air Emissions Reduction from Dairy Operations Via Best Management Practices

    Hasan Tahat, Mylene Gueneron, Gary Pruitt, Pius Ndegwa, Nichole Embertson

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 6, December 2021
    Pages: 158-165
    Received: 22 November 2021
    Accepted: 15 December 2021
    Published: 29 December 2021
    Abstract: The Yakima Regional Clean Air Agency (YRCAA) in collaboration with the Dairy industry and environmental scientists, has developed, over a period of three years, an Air Quality Management Policy for Dairy Operations. The Policy is geared towards a systematic implementation of proven Best Management Practices (BMPs), which are specific for each dairy... Show More
  • A System Dynamic Model to Estimate Leachate and Biogas Production in MSW Irregular Disposal Areas Aided by Digital Terrain Model

    Gustavo Aiex Lopes, Amarildo Cruz Fernandes, Estevao Freire

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 6, December 2021
    Pages: 166-182
    Received: 8 December 2021
    Accepted: 23 December 2021
    Published: 31 December 2021
    Abstract: Interactions between several parameters to estimate leachate and biogas production are very complex especially in irregular disposal areas without operational control and with few climate information. Nevertheless, the modeling challenges can be overcome using a System Dynamics (SD) approach that allows measure long term dynamics of a complex syste... Show More