Geopolitics Of The Middle East In The Light Of Riparian Rights: Water Wars

Introduction The Middle East, a region that has been rife with religious, ethnic and political tensions for a very long period, is frequently viewed as an archetypical example of an intractable conflict (Handelman, 2008). For many years now, the idea that violence and climate change can go hand in hand has been persistently incepted into people’s minds (Welzer, 2012). First of all, water is arguably the world's single most important finite resource. Indispensable to every sector of human activity, water has no...

Paleoclimatology and Relevance To Modern Day Climate Studies

Introduction Paleoclimatology is the study of climates for which direct measurements were not taken (Bradley, 2014). As instrumental records only span a tiny part of Earth history, the reconstruction of ancient climate is important to understand natural variation and the evolution of the current climate. Paleoclimatology uses a variety of proxy methods from the Earth and life sciences to obtain data previously preserved within rocks, sediments, boreholes, ice sheets, tree rings, corals, shells, and microfossils. Combined with techniques to date the...

The Environmental Consequences of the Various Systems of Transportation

Introduction Transportation is used for moving of people, animals, and other goods from one place to another. Means of transport is a term used to distinguish between different ways of transportation or transporting people or goods. The different modes of transport are air, water, and land transport, which includes Rails or railways, road and off-road transport. Other modes also exist, including pipelines, cable transport, and space transport. Human-powered transport and animal-powered transport are sometimes regarded as their own mode, but...

60 Interesting Facts About Africa You Didn’t Know

Africa has a population of 1. 3 billion Equatorial Guinea is Africa’s only Spanish speaking country. Morocco 🇲🇦 is the most visited African country. Nigeria 🇳🇬 has the richest Black people in Africa. Cameroon: Samuel Eto’o was formerly the highest paid Footballer in the world, he received about £350,000 weekly in Russiain 2011. A person from Botswana 🇧🇼 is called a Motswana, the plural is Batswana. A person from Lesotho 🇱🇸 is called a Mosotho. A person from...

Elaboration and approval of Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Process in Cameroon

EIA in Cameroon In Cameroon EIA  (ESIA) is regulated by the Framework Law (FL), of 1996 and its implementing regulations: Decree no 2013/0171 of 14 February 20013 on the Modalities for the Realization of Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA), order No 00001/MINEPDED of 08 February 2016 fixing the Different categories of operations. Requiring ESIA or strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) and order No. 00002/MINEPED of 08 February 2016 defining the Terms of Reference and content of Environmental Impact Notice (EIN).   The...

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