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LAND MIS-USE: BEHAVIOURAL EFFECTS OF ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA

HASSAN, EUNICE MODUPE , and Adejumo, G.O. (2005) LAND MIS-USE: BEHAVIOURAL EFFECTS OF ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA. In: THE BUlL T ENVIRONMENT: INNOVATION, POLICY & SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT. The Department of Architecture, College of Science & Technology, Covenant University, Sango-Ota, Nigeria, pp. 203-208. ISBN 978-37963-1-3

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Abstract

Mis-use of land is now a threat to human survival because of its impact on environment and other social implications. This paper sought to identify various forms of land mis-use and to highlights son: of its attendant implications. This article uses a cross-national data available on land mis-use ·, substantiate its claims. The result indicated that most public and private landowners tamper with lana resources without considering its impact on the well being of the eco-system as a whole. The concern is limited to the financial costs and technical feasibility of projects intended to meet immediate narrmri' defined objectives. Behavioural implication of environmental pollution and implementation oj sustainable development plan as means of evolving solutions to problems that may arise from land mL1• use were highlighted.

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: Land Mis-Use; Behavioural Effects; Environmental Pollution, Sustainable Development.
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > B Philosophy (General)
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
Divisions: Faculty of Law, Arts and Social Sciences > School of Social Sciences
Depositing User: Mrs Hannah Akinwumi
Date Deposited: 14 Mar 2015 16:43
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2015 20:16
URI: http://eprints.covenantuniversity.edu.ng/id/eprint/3908

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