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Environmental Stress and Ecological Imbalance in the Niger Delta of Nigeria: Our Experiences

D Edem* and UC Udo-inyang

Department of Soil Science and Land Resources Management, University of Uyo, Nigeria

*Corresponding Author: D Edem, Department of Soil Science and Land Resources Management, University of Uyo, Nigeria.

Received: June 20, 2020; Published: July 30, 2020

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Abstract

 When the word “environment” is mentioned, what readily comes to mind is its devastation. This is not strange because what we see around us is nothing but uncleanliness arising from human activities. What has contributed to this ugly scenario is none other than man himself. Nature, naturally would always want to retain its naturalness. The forces of nature that ordinarily brings about earth quakes, landslide, flood and other natural events are but the balancing of these forces to maintain stability, but human activities have brought about artificial events, the effects of which we now call devastation and pollution. Even though, the natural forces tend to equilibrate these unnatural events arising from human activities, these are stretched beyond their limits. It is the human being who should and could assist in this direction that attempt at remediating the environment.

Keywords: Environment; Niger Delta; Nature

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Citation

Citation: D Edem and UC Udo-inyang. “Environmental Stress and Ecological Imbalance in the Niger Delta of Nigeria: Our Experiences". Acta Scientific Biotechnology 1.8 (2020): 16-20.




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