American Journal of Environmental Science and Engineering

Volume 1, Issue 3, August 2017

  • Health and Environmental Impacts of Dyes: Mini Review

    Mohamed A. Hassaan, Ahmed El Nemr

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 3, August 2017
    Pages: 64-67
    Received: 10 March 2017
    Accepted: 8 April 2017
    Published: 18 May 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajese.20170103.11
    Abstract: The textile industry is one of the important industries which generates large amount of industrial effluents each year causing the main source of water pollution which is not only harmful for aquatic life but also mutagenic to human. The aim of this work is to give an overview on the health and environmental impact of dyes as pollutants as well as;... Show More
  • Urban Agriculture (UA) and Its Effects on Poverty Alleviation: A Case Study of Vegetable Farming in Ibadan Metropolis, Nigeria

    Remi Adeyemo, Ayodeji Sunday Ogunleye, Ayodeji Damilola Kehinde, Olamide Anuoluwapo Ayodele

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 3, August 2017
    Pages: 68-73
    Received: 14 March 2017
    Accepted: 5 April 2017
    Published: 24 May 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajese.20170103.12
    Abstract: Urban agriculture is a viable option to alleviate poverty among urban dwellers especially the unemployed and low income earners that barely cope with the expensive lifestyle of urban centers. Thus, this study investigated effects of urban agriculture on poverty alleviation among vegetable farmers. Specifically, described the socio-economic characte... Show More
  • Estimating the Amount of Carbon Dioxide Emitted Along Traffic Corridors in Eldoret Town, Uasin Gishu County, Kenya

    Geofrey Kibiwott Yator, Fatuma Daudi, James Okinyi Manyara

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 3, August 2017
    Pages: 74-84
    Received: 6 March 2017
    Accepted: 7 April 2017
    Published: 2 June 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajese.20170103.13
    Abstract: Climate change is a major challenge in the 21st Century, as calamities and unpredictable weather changes lie on the realm of climate change. Climate change is a product of both anthropogenic and natural causes that emit greenhouse gases to the atmosphere causing a shift in climatic temperatures. Cities and towns are the main emitters of greenhouse ... Show More
  • Basis for the Analysis of Plans for the Comprehensive Management of Municipal Solid Waste: A Collaborative Assessment in Two Mexican Universities

    Conrado Ruiz-Hernández, Alma Delia Lupercio-Lozano, Thalía Ameyatzin Bernal-González, Francisco José Torner-Morales

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 3, August 2017
    Pages: 85-89
    Received: 9 March 2017
    Accepted: 18 April 2017
    Published: 13 June 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajese.20170103.14
    Abstract: The seriousness of current environmental problems underlie the importance and urgency of environmental education in higher learning institutions, which need better tools for evaluating environmental programs. This study is based on an evaluation card used to assess the performance of two management programs of municipal solid waste (MSW) implemente... Show More
  • Phosphorus Dynamics and Rice Yield Response to Different Fertilization in Acid Soils

    Kyi Pyar Zin, Lim Lee Hoon, J. M. R. Sarath Bandara, Thippeswamy Holige Mallikarjunaiah

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 3, August 2017
    Pages: 90-102
    Received: 7 March 2017
    Accepted: 22 April 2017
    Published: 20 June 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajese.20170103.15
    Abstract: Proper fertilizer management is needed to overcome the problem of phosphorus deficiency in acid soils which is a major constraint in rice production. Knowledge on phosphorus (P) fractions is vital in understanding the P bioavailability. The objective of this study was to compare the effect of organic manures and compost, cattle manure, poultry manu... Show More