Mitigating Climate Change through Eco-Forestation in the Tropical Region

ADEDARA, TAIWO MARCUS and OLAMIDE, ENIOLA VICTOR and AKEJU, EMMANUEL. ABIODUN (2013) Mitigating Climate Change through Eco-Forestation in the Tropical Region. Journal of Environment and Earth Science, 3 (11). pp. 80-85. ISSN 2224-3216

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The fast disappearing of our forest is an ominous pattern behind environmental pollution, local climate failure and economic depression. It is axiomatically believe that the evil that man does live after him such is the devastating impact of bush burning and its attendant effect on the environment and economy. The deteriorating effect of this heinous action of man on our forest is worth orchestrated otherwise the hitherto known tropical forest may best be addressed as Sahel savannah in the nearest future. This paper is out to discover the major causes of forest depletion, its environmental and economic implications, and unearth the plausible planning measures as the panacea. To this effect, discourse on the subject matter are major based on the information sourced from the relevant literature reviewed, the observations and the experiences of the author juxtaposing the observed findings with the extent of deforestation in the forest zone of Nigeria. On the final note, a good number of plausible environmental and planning policies are proposed to drastically address the issue coupled with an enabling law and legislation to back up expeditious action against deforestation as delay may be

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Forest Depletion, Local climate, Climate change, Eco-forestation
Subjects: A General Works > AI Indexes (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Law, Arts and Social Sciences > School of Management
Depositing User: Mrs Ayomide Rasaq
Date Deposited: 31 Mar 2020 09:54
Last Modified: 31 Mar 2020 09:54

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