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: 1071

Full Length Research Paper

Impact of mining on environment: A case study of Taita Taveta County, Kenya

Irene Wakio Mwakesi
  • Irene Wakio Mwakesi
  • Wangari Maathai Institute for Peace and Environmental Studies (WMI), College of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences, University of Nairobi, P. O. Box 29053-00625 Nairobi, Kenya.
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Raphael Githiga Wahome
  • Raphael Githiga Wahome
  • Department of Animal Production, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Nairobi, Kenya.
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Daniel Weru Ichang’i
  • Daniel Weru Ichang’i
  • Department of Geology, College of Biological and Physical Sciences University of Nairobi, Kenya.
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  •  Received: 28 September 2020
  •  Accepted: 13 May 2021
  •  Published: 31 May 2021

How to cite this article

APA /
Mwakesi, I. W., Wahome, R. G., & Ichang’i, D. W. (2021). Impact of mining on environment: A case study of Taita Taveta County, Kenya. African Journal of Environmental Science and Technology , 15(5), 202-213.
Chicago /
Irene Wakio Mwakesi, Raphael Githiga Wahome and Daniel Weru Ichang’i. "Impact of mining on environment: A case study of Taita Taveta County, Kenya." African Journal of Environmental Science and Technology 15, no. 5 (2021): 202-213.
MLA /
Irene Wakio Mwakesi, Raphael Githiga Wahome and Daniel Weru Ichang’i. "Impact of mining on environment: A case study of Taita Taveta County, Kenya." African Journal of Environmental Science and Technology 15.5 (2021): 202-213.