African Journal of
Environmental Science and Technology

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Environ. Sci. Technol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0786
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJEST
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 1087

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The Niger Delta wetland ecosystem: What threatens it and why should we protect it?

Chidumeje Ndidi Patience Okonkwo*
  • Chidumeje Ndidi Patience Okonkwo*
  • School of Environmental and Rural Science, University of New England, Armidale, NSW, 2351, Australia.
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Lalit Kumar
  • Lalit Kumar
  • School of Environmental and Rural Science, University of New England, Armidale, NSW, 2351, Australia.
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Subhashni Taylor
  • Subhashni Taylor
  • School of Environmental and Rural Science, University of New England, Armidale, NSW, 2351, Australia.
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  •  Received: 09 December 2014
  •  Accepted: 20 April 2015
  •  Published: 20 May 2015

How to cite this article

APA /
Okonkwo, C. N. P., Kumar, L., & Taylor, S. (2015). The Niger Delta wetland ecosystem: What threatens it and why should we protect it?. African Journal of Environmental Science and Technology , 9(5), 451- 463.
Chicago /
Chidumeje Ndidi Patience Okonkwo, Lalit Kumar and Subhashni Taylor. "The Niger Delta wetland ecosystem: What threatens it and why should we protect it?." African Journal of Environmental Science and Technology 9, no. 5 (2015): 451- 463.
MLA /
Chidumeje Ndidi Patience Okonkwo, Lalit Kumar and Subhashni Taylor. "The Niger Delta wetland ecosystem: What threatens it and why should we protect it?." African Journal of Environmental Science and Technology 9.5 (2015): 451- 463.