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Copper Level in Fish, Selected Fresh and Marine Aquatic ...

This study suggests that the monitoring of Nigerian marine and freshwater for copper and other heavy metals is important to protect human health. Keywords: Copper, Water pollution, Marine, Freshwater, Fish, Nigeria. INTRODUCTION 1 The increasing degradation of the aquatic environment

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Geochemical Assessment of Anthropogenic Influence on ...

2016-6-9  Geochemical Assessment of Anthropogenic Influence on Pollution Status of Cobalt, Chromium, and Copper in Sediments of some Rivers in Lokoja, Kogi State, Nigeria. Patricia A. Ekwumemgbo, ... Southeastern Nigeria [27] and Pollution Load and Geoaccumulation indexes assessment of cadmium, lead and zinc pollution ...

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(PDF) Copper Concentration and Distribution in the

The results showed that copper concentration in the study ranged between 1.01 mg/L and 2. 2 the results strongly showed that waste dump potentially affects the copper concentration of the ground ...

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Trace Lead, Zinc and Copper Levels in Barbula ...

Trace Lead, Zinc and Copper Levels in Barbula lambarenensis as a Monitor of Local Atmospheric Pollution in Ile-Ife, Nigeria: A.O. Ogunfowokan, O.I. Asubiojo, A.A. Adeniyi and E.A. Oluyemi: Abstract: Moss samples Barbula lambarenensis (P. Vard) were taken along major and minor roads of Ile-Ife, in the South Western part of Nigeria and were analysed after triple acid digestion for the trace ...

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Cadmium, copper and nickel levels in vegetables from ...

2003-3-1  The levels of cadmium, copper and nickel in five different edible vegetables, Talinum triangulare, Celosia trigyna, Corchorus olitorus, Venomia amygydalina and Telfaria accidentalis, and the soils in which they were grown, from three industrial and three residential areas of Lagos City, Nigeria, were determined using atomic absorption spectrophotometry.

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Copper (Cu) Ore Mineral Deposits in Nigeria, West Africa

Copper is a chemical element that commonly exists in a lot of minerals.Copper ore or copper concentrate mineral has been one of the naturally occurring minerals that are available in Earth's crust of Nigeria, the Western part of Africa.. Its occurrence and

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(PDF) Assessment of Pollution Load Indices of Heavy

Assessment of Pollution Load Indices of Heavy Metals in Cassava Mill Effluents Contaminated Soil: a Case Study of Small-scale Processors in a Rural Community in the Niger Delta, Nigeria

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Potential health risk and levels of heavy metals in water ...

2020-7-7  Heavy metals are potential health risk, especially in mining sites where they deteriorate from sulfide-rich ore bodies. Lead, cadmium, arsenic and mercury are very carcinogenic, while others are toxic. The assessment of the levels of these metals in water resources of the lead–zinc mining communities of Enyigba, Mkpuma Akpatakpa, Ameka, Amorie, Amanchara and Alibaruhu was carried

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Hisense 1.5HP Split Art Cool Black Mirror Copper Air Conditioner. ₦ 137,000. ₦ 140,000. 2%. 5 out of 5. (3)

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Inverter Air Conditioner Available - Jumia Nigeria

Hisense 1.5HP Split Unit Inverter Air Conditioner R410 Gas-AS12DK. ₦ 157,000. ₦ 180,000. 13%. 5 out of 5. (2)

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Levels and Speciation of Heavy Metals in Soils of ...

A knowledge of the total content of trace metals is not enoughto fully assess the environmental impact of polluted soils. Forthis reason, the determination of metal species in solution isimportant to evaluate their behaviour in the environment andtheir mobilization capacity. Sequential extraction procedure wasused to speciate five heavy metals (Cd, Pb, Cu, Ni and Zn) fromfour contaminated ...

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Heavy Metal Polluted Soils: Effect on Plants and ...

2014-8-12  Soils polluted with heavy metals have become common across the globe due to increase in geologic and anthropogenic activities. Plants growing on these soils show a reduction in growth, performance, and yield. Bioremediation is an effective method of treating heavy metal polluted soils. It is a widely accepted method that is mostly carried out in situ; hence it is suitable for the ...

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Lead, mercury, cadmium, chromium, nickel, copper, zinc ...

The concentrations of total mercury (Hg), copper (Cu), chromium (Cr), cadmium (Cd), nickel (Ni), manganese (Mn), lead (Pb), iron (Fe) and chromium (VI) (Cr (VI)) levels in cement dust and clinker samples from Nigeria and cement dust sample from the United States of America (USA) were determined using graphite furnace atomic absorption (GFAAS ...

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Geochemical Assessment of Anthropogenic Influence on ...

2016-6-9  Geochemical Assessment of Anthropogenic Influence on Pollution Status of Cobalt, Chromium, and Copper in Sediments of some Rivers in Lokoja, Kogi State, Nigeria. Patricia A. Ekwumemgbo, ... Southeastern Nigeria [27] and Pollution Load and Geoaccumulation indexes assessment of cadmium, lead and zinc pollution ...

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Trace Lead, Zinc and Copper Levels in Barbula ...

Trace Lead, Zinc and Copper Levels in Barbula lambarenensis as a Monitor of Local Atmospheric Pollution in Ile-Ife, Nigeria: A.O. Ogunfowokan, O.I. Asubiojo, A.A. Adeniyi and E.A. Oluyemi: Abstract: Moss samples Barbula lambarenensis (P. Vard) were taken along major and minor roads of Ile-Ife, in the South Western part of Nigeria and were analysed after triple acid digestion for the trace ...

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Trace Lead, Zinc and Copper Levels in Barbula ...

Trace Lead, Zinc and Copper Levels in Barbula lambarenensis as a Monitor of Local Atmospheric Pollution in Ile-Ife, Nigeria

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(PDF) Pollution Status of Soils and Vegetation around Busy ...

Copper concentrations ranged from (mgkg-1) 0.184 to 0.316 with mean value of 0.258±0.06. Although copper is essential for plant growth, a very small amount of copper is required by plants. The levels obtained in this study are lower than both the typical range

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Bacteriological and heavy metal evaluation of abandoned ...

The environmental pollution in the Niger Delta has been a course of concern. Microorganisms such as bacteria have proved to be of great benefit in the degradation of petroleum derived hydrocarbons. This study evaluated the bacteriological and heavy metal concentration of abandoned crude oil–contaminated sites in Gio community, Ogoniland, Nigeria.

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Health Effects of Excess Copper - Copper in Drinking

This chapter focuses on the health effects associated with acute and chronic exposure to excess copper. Information on those effects comes from human case-reports and population-based studies. The emphasis is placed on acute exposure effects on the gastrointestinal (GI) system. Effects on other target organs, such as the liver, in subjects following high-dose chronic exposure and in sensitive ...

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Problems associated with pesticide usage and

2019-12-20  application in Nigerian cocoa production: A review E. U. Asogwa* and L. N. Dongo Crop Protection Division, Cocoa Research Institute of Nigeria, Ibadan, Nigeria. Accepted 17 February, 2009 The use of pesticides for effective pests control has generated a lot of concerns relating to public health and environmental pollution.

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CHAPTER II LITERATURE REVIEW 2.1 Heavy Metal Pollution

2014-10-15  pollution. Table 2.1 summarises the parameter limits and health hazard of heavy metal toxicity. The parameter limits for heavy metal by the international organisations of WHO and USEPA are lower compared to that from the Malaysian Standards of EQA and INWQS, with an exception for copper. This may be due to stringent regulations

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Heavy Metal Polluted Soils: Effect on Plants and ...

2014-8-12  Soils polluted with heavy metals have become common across the globe due to increase in geologic and anthropogenic activities. Plants growing on these soils show a reduction in growth, performance, and yield. Bioremediation is an effective method of treating heavy metal polluted soils. It is a widely accepted method that is mostly carried out in situ; hence it is suitable for the ...

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Environmental Pollution is Inevitable in Developing ...

2014-9-23  Pollution is one of the many environmental challenges facing the world today. The impact of pollution is more severe in developing countries, leading to ill health, death and disabilities of millions of people annually. Developed countries have the resources and technologies to combat pollution

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Refrigeration and Air-conditioning products in Nigeria -GZ

Refrigeration and Air-conditioning products from GZ Industrial Supplies. GZ supplies Nigeria is the foremost supplier of air-conditioning and refrigeration products in Nigeria, We have hand tools, power tools and equipment for installation, maintenance and servicing of all HVAC products

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Pollution - World Bank

2021-10-8  Pollution stunts economic growth and exacerbates poverty and inequality in both urban and rural areas. Poor people, who cannot afford to protect themselves from the negative impacts of pollution, end up suffering the most. Pollution is the largest

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Road surface asphalt can pollute soils: we checked the ...

2021-8-9  Nigeria has also experienced its own public health crises as a result of heavy metals pollution. One of these was the lead poisoning incident in Zamfara state as a result of illegal mining.

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Trace Lead, Zinc and Copper Levels in Barbula ...

Trace Lead, Zinc and Copper Levels in Barbula lambarenensis as a Monitor of Local Atmospheric Pollution in Ile-Ife, Nigeria

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A Review on Novel Techniques for Chalcopyrite Ore

2012-1-1  Olubambi et al. (2006) studied the leaching of zinc and copper from Nigeria bulk sulfide ore with sulfuric acid in the presence of hydrogen peroxide (H 2 O 2), with the aim to investigate the effectiveness of hydrogen peroxide as an oxidant for the sulfuric acid. The results of this study have shown that sulfuric acid leaching in the presence ...

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Health Effects of Excess Copper - Copper in Drinking

This chapter focuses on the health effects associated with acute and chronic exposure to excess copper. Information on those effects comes from human case-reports and population-based studies. The emphasis is placed on acute exposure effects on the gastrointestinal (GI) system. Effects on other target organs, such as the liver, in subjects following high-dose chronic exposure and in sensitive ...

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Environmental Impacts of Mining and Smelting ...

2021-10-2  While pollution controls can minimize exposures to workers and surrounding communities, these safeguards are often absent in mining and smelting operations in developing countries. Even relatively efficient mining operations result in enormous waste, emissions to air and water, and a legacy of environmental contamination in nearby communities.

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CHAPTER II LITERATURE REVIEW 2.1 Heavy Metal Pollution

2014-10-15  pollution. Table 2.1 summarises the parameter limits and health hazard of heavy metal toxicity. The parameter limits for heavy metal by the international organisations of WHO and USEPA are lower compared to that from the Malaysian Standards of EQA and INWQS, with an exception for copper. This may be due to stringent regulations

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Environment Law In Nigeria - Energy and Natural

2007-11-20  Nigerian law makes it mandatory for EIAs and environmental audits to be carried out by polluting industries. The practice is that an EIA report must be prepared in respect of all major projects and approved by the FME and the environmental agency of the State in Nigeria

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Pollution - World Bank

2021-10-8  Pollution stunts economic growth and exacerbates poverty and inequality in both urban and rural areas. Poor people, who cannot afford to protect themselves from the negative impacts of pollution, end up suffering the most. Pollution is the largest

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Environmental Pollution is Inevitable in Developing ...

2014-9-23  Pollution is one of the many environmental challenges facing the world today. The impact of pollution is more severe in developing countries, leading to ill health, death and disabilities of millions of people annually. Developed countries have the resources and technologies to combat pollution

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Innovations: Introduction to Copper: Mining Extraction

2021-8-12  Copper Applications in Metallurgy of Copper Copper Alloys. Copper minerals and ores are found in both igneous and sedimentary rocks. Mining of copper ores is carried out using one of two methods. Underground mining is achieved by sinking shafts to the appropriate levels and then driving horizontal tunnels, called adits, to reach the ore.

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Nigeria - History Britannica

Nigeria - Nigeria - History: Evidence of human occupation in Nigeria dates back thousands of years. The oldest fossil remains found by archaeologists in the southwestern area of Iwo Eleru, near Akure, have been dated to about 9000 bce.

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ENVIRONMENTAL AND HEALTH IMPACTS OF MINING

2014-10-8  PROCEEDINGS OF THE ANNUAL WORKSHOP IGCP/SIDA No. 594, WINDHOEK, NAMIBIA, JULY 5 th – 6th, 2012 ENVIRONMENTAL AND HEALTH IMPACTS OF MINING IN AFRICA Edited by Benjamin Mapani and Bohdan Kribek

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Umar, A., Yauri, B. and Muhammad, C. (2015) Acacia ...

Umar, A., Yauri, B. and Muhammad, C. (2015) Acacia Nitolica as Bioindicator of Copper and Cobalt Pollution Due to Vehicular Emission along the Main Entrance Road of Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto—Nigeria. International Journal of Advanced Research in Chemical Science, 2, 1-8.

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WDI - The global distribution of air pollution

2020-2-12  According to the State of Global Air 2019 report, air pollution was the 5th highest mortality risk factor in 2017 globally.One of the components of outdoor (ambient) air pollution is PM2.5, particulate matter measuring less than 2.5 micrometers in aerodynamic diameter (for context, one strand of human hair has an average diameter of 70 micrometers).

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