ASSESSING SIGNIFICANCE OF COMMUNITY DOCUMENTED CLIMATE IMPACTS AND ADAPTATION PREFERENCES AND OPTIONS IN THE LAKE VICTORIA REGION, TANZANIA

Abstract The study was conducted in Ukerewe Island in the Lake Victoria, Tanzania in order to ascertain the communities’ awareness on climate change impacts and adaptation/coping strategies. The methodology involved randomly selected 420 people mostly farmers and fishermen who were interviewed and involved in focus groups. It was observed that communities were aware of the […]

DETERMINANTS OF SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM IN UYO METROPOLIS, AKWA IBOM STATE, NIGERIA

Abstract Solid waste is one of the major challenges facing Nigerian cities. Waste management problem is complex because it involves a multitude of scientific, technical, economic and social factors. However, this essential service is not effectively and properly performed by the concerned bodies in Uyo Metropolis of Akwa Ibom State. Data were collected from both […]

PRELIMINARY ASSESSMENT OF DRILL MONKEY DIET AT AFI MOUNTAIN WILDLIFE SANCTUARY (AMWS) IN CROSS RIVER STATE- NIGERIA

Abstract Preliminary investigation of diet of free ranging drill monkeys was conducted at Afi Mountain Wildlife Sanctuary (AMWS), Cross River State, Nigeria. Indirect field observation method of study was conducted using four pre-determined trails of 5km length. The trails were followed from 8.00hrs to 11.00hrs and 13.00hrs to 18.00hrs every day for two weeks to […]

CHARACTERIZATION OF CELLULASE PRODUCED BY MICROORGANISMS ISOLATED FROM SOIL

Abstract The study was undertaken to characterize cellulase produced by microorganisms isolated from the soil. Cellulolytic bacteria and fungi were isolated from soil samples collected from ten different locations within Ilorin, Kwara State, Nigeria. Organisms were grown in a minimal medium containing carboxymethylcellulose for the production of cellulolytic enzymes. Endoglucanase activity of culture filtrates which […]