American Journal of Environmental Protection

Volume 12, Issue 5, October 2023

  • Impact of Climate Variability on Maize (Zea mays L.) Yield and Farmers’ Adaptation Strategies in Hawassa Zuria District, Sidama Region, Ethiopia

    Melese Tadesse Morebo, Mengistu Mengesha Maja, Abebe Aschalew Lakew

    Issue: Volume 12, Issue 5, October 2023
    Pages: 121-137
    Received: 27 July 2023
    Accepted: 14 August 2023
    Published: 9 October 2023
    Abstract: Climate variability has been adversely affecting agricultural activities and production in many developing countries including Ethiopia. The purpose of this study was to analyze the impact of climate variability on maize yield and assess farmers’ adaptation strategies in Hawassa Zuria district, Sidama Region, Ethiopia. Historical climate data of ra... Show More
  • Research Article

    Biodegradation by Landfarming On-Site of Petroleum Waste from Refining at Pointe-Noire (Republic of Congo)

    Vitaline Vanessa Morabo Okoletimou, Jean de Dieu Nzila, Noël Watha-Ndoudy*, Augustin Aimé Lebonguy

    Issue: Volume 12, Issue 5, October 2023
    Pages: 138-149
    Received: 12 September 2023
    Accepted: 23 October 2023
    Published: 11 November 2023
    Abstract: This work aimed to evaluate the treatment by landfarming ex-situ on site of waste from the oil refining activity in Pointe-Noire. Three types of hydrocarbon-polluted soils were used for this study: Soil 1 (polluted by crude oil by-products), Soil 2 (polluted by crude oil by-products associated with grease) and Soil 3 (polluted by crude oil by-produ... Show More