Journal of
Ecology and The Natural Environment

  • Abbreviation: J. Ecol. Nat. Environ.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2006-9847
  • DOI: 10.5897/JENE
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 359

Table of Content: February 2015; 7(2)

February 2015

Effects of municipal and industrial discharges on the quality of Beressa river water, Debre Berhan, Ethiopia

The problem of environmental pollution is not simple and easy to ignore because it affects the survival and normal functioning of an ecosystem by changing the overall healthy interaction between its components and after once it occurs, will be difficult to control. Fortunately, in the town of Debre Berhan (Tebasie), it is a common phenomenon due to the discharge of untreated liquid and solid wastes from industrial and...

Author(s): Haymanot Awgchew, Heluf Gebrekidan and Adamu Molla

February 2015

Threat reduction assessment approach to evaluate impacts of landscape level conservation in Nepal

Major challenges to the landscape level conservation intervention are to monitor and evaluate the conservation impacts in an accurate and cost-effective manner. Threat reduction assessment (TRA) has been proposed as a method to measure conservation success and as a proxy measurement of conservation impacts and monitoring threats. We conducted TRAs to evaluate the effectiveness of Nepal’s Terai Arc Landscape (TAL)...

Author(s): Ram Prasad Lamsal, Bikash Adhikari, Sanjay Nath Khanal and Khet Raj Dahal

February 2015

Promoting tertiary education through ecotourism development

In general, this study was to encourage students to pursue, environmental science, biology and tourism programmes at tertiary level by embarking on educational tour with tertiary students to the study area, while at the same time, the paper performs its functions such as finding out how residents were empowered in funding, capacity building and conflict resolution skills in tourism development. Specifically, the study...

Author(s): Thomas Yeboah

February 2015

Assessment of land use/cover impacts on runoff and sediment yield using hydrologic models: A review

Human activities have modified the environment over the years. Urbanization, agriculture lumbering, mining and other land uses have substantially altered the Earth’s surface. Land use and the resultant change in land cover have significant effects on ecological, environmental and hydrologic systems and processes. An understanding of past and present land-cover change, together with an analysis of potential future...

Author(s): Ndulue, E. L., Mbajiorgu, C.C., Ugwu, S. N., Ogwo, V. and Ogbu, K. N.