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  1. G. O. Anoliefo, O. S. Isikhuemhen & N. R. Ochije (2003). Environmental Implications of the Erosion of Cultural Taboo Practices in Awka-South Local Government Area of Anambra State, Nigeria: 1. Forests, Trees, and Water Resource Preservation. [REVIEW] Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics 16 (3):281-296.score: 290.0
    Cultural taboos and their sanctionshave helped to check abuse of the environmentat least among the local people. The disregardfor these traditional checks and balancesespecially among Christians has adverselyaffected their enforcement at this time. Theenvironment and culture preservation inAwka-South were investigated. The faithfulobservance of the traditional laws in the studyarea was attributed to the fact that Awka-Southarea had remained occupied by the same peoplefor centuries. The study showed that thepreserved forests and their shrines in Nibotown have largely remained intact. In Nisetown, (...)
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  2. G. O. Anoliefo, O. S. Isikhuemhen & E. C. Okolo (1998). Traditional Coping Mechanism and Environmental Sustainability Strategies in Nnewi, Nigeria. Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics 11 (2):101-109.score: 290.0
    Nnewi is situated some 30 kilometres South East of Onitsha in Anambra State in the southeastern part of Nigeria. This highly commercial town has undergone rapid urbanisation and industrialisation within the past two decades, since the end of the 1967–1970 Nigerian civil war. The Igbo community of the study area had traditionally employed bioconversion methods and other indigenous technology to process or recycle bio and non-degradable wastes. Industrialisation has enjoyed priority status in this locality as a requirement for modernisation and (...)
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