Archiv für den Tag: environmental sustainability

Jan

10

2011

Niger Delta Oil Spills: Cause, Impact and Responsibility

Abgelegt in energy

What has been viewed as an environmental crisis in the US is a chronic condition in Nigeria. Oil spills are a frequent occurence in the ecologically rich Niger Delta. It is estimated that nearly five times the 2.5 million gallons spilled in the Gulf has been soaking the Niger Delta every year for the past five decades. But what are the reasons for that bad condition in the Niger Delta? (more…)

Jun

17

2010

Sustainability keeps our earth livable

Abgelegt in sustainability

In the growing environmental crises that are ensnaring the earth today, it is vital for each person to resolve to do what they can to reverse the damage that has been done and to stop the damage that continues on a daily basis around the globe. We live in an era of consumption, convenience and disposability, which focuses only on the “now” and not on the future. In order to maintain our way of life, current thinking must be reversed and begin to focus more on sustainability, green alternatives, energy independence, and the environment. (more…)