American Journal of Environmental Protection

Volume 11, Issue 2, April 2022

  • The Potential Role of Biodiversity Conservation in Climate Change Mitigation: A Review

    Tefera Jegora

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 2, April 2022
    Pages: 14-18
    Received: 17 February 2022
    Accepted: 10 March 2022
    Published: 8 April 2022
    Abstract: This review paper aims to compile relevant information on the potential of biodiversity conservation in climate change mitigation. The global climate change is the result of the concentration of greenhouse gases: dominantly of carbon dioxide, methane and nitrous oxide emitted into the atmosphere. The root causes for these emissions are the natural ... Show More
  • Air and Non-Air Ecosystem Services of Urban Trees in Ekiti State, South West, Nigeria

    Olusola Johnson Adedeji, Agbelade Daniel Aladesanmi

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 2, April 2022
    Pages: 19-27
    Received: 24 February 2022
    Accepted: 15 March 2022
    Published: 9 April 2022
    Abstract: Air and non air quality benefits of urban trees cannot be overemphasized. Trees as important components of the ecosystem play important roles in tangible and intangible benefits that urban forests provides for the society. These benefits are based on the ability of urban trees in intercepting the flow of urban storm water, increasing property value... Show More
  • Current Population Status of Asian Elephant in Keonjhar Wildlife Division, Odisha

    Sandeep Ranjan Mishra, Harish Kumar Bisht

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 2, April 2022
    Pages: 28-31
    Received: 6 February 2022
    Accepted: 9 March 2022
    Published: 14 April 2022
    Abstract: The Population of Wild elephants (Elephas maximus) is declining worldwide; therefore understanding the dynamics of the remaining population is critical for effective conservation. We monitored the population and distribution of elephants in Keonjhar wildlife division during 2015 and 2017. The Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) is facing a severe thre... Show More
  • Evaluation of Measurement Uncertainty from Pour Plate Method in Bacterial Enumeration in Water

    Zhi Xuan Li, Wei Ma, Yi Jun Kong, Sin Neng Chio, Chang Li Zhang, Chi Tou Lei, She Xia Zhan

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 2, April 2022
    Pages: 32-38
    Received: 23 March 2022
    Accepted: 8 April 2022
    Published: 25 April 2022
    Abstract: The evaluation of measurement uncertainty (MU) is an important method for quantitative determinations derived by microbial cultivation, thus it could further improve the result accuracy. In this study, we aimed to evaluate the MU in total bacteria counts (TBC) in water. Experiments were carried out using Pour Plate Method. The bottom-up approach wa... Show More
  • An Evaluation of the CLTS Implementation Process from the Beneficiary Perspective: A Cross-sectional Study from the Bole District of the Savannah Region, Ghana

    Jonathan Kumah Nanyim, Collins Gbeti, Abdulai Abubakari, Abdul Rahaman Issahaku, Abukari Wumbei

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 2, April 2022
    Pages: 39-46
    Received: 1 April 2022
    Accepted: 20 April 2022
    Published: 28 April 2022
    Abstract: CLTS is by far the most widely implemented rural-based sanitation intervention across lower middle-income countries worldwide. Today, within the National Environmental Sanitation policy (NESP), CLTS has been acknowledged as the preferred approach to scale-up rural sanitation and hygiene in Ghana. The approach focuses on igniting a change in sanitat... Show More