Since the dawn of the Industrial Era, urbanization is considered to be an inevitable and universal process. This is because urbanization and urban areas have conditions that are prerequisites for the industrial and technological revolutions and the associated economic development that followed. The conditions for industrialization includes access […]
Every year, the Earth has a certain limit to the natural resources it produces. This includes the oxygen it generates from plants and trees, the food it produces, the timber it can provide, the non-timber forest products we can gather, the life it can support. We, the advanced […]
I covered the three most popular form of matrices in my previous post, namely, Simple Matrix, Leopold Matrix, and the Component Interaction Matrix. However, each project has different necessities and around the world, different EIA teams have come up with specific assessment matrices that will best suit their […]
Land is probably the most used natural resource in the world. There are very, very few places on land that humans haven’t yet used in some way for our activities (directly or indirectly). Among the variety of uses, the ones that top the list in terms of extent […]
One of the major countries in the world now gets 25% of it’s energy needs from renewable sources. It could grow to by 10% if the current trend continues. Let’s hope it’s more than that! The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (DBEIS) has released it’s […]
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Human beings, like every other living organism, has a relationship with its surrounding environment. This relationship began the moment our species evolved and has been a dynamic relationship ever since. We have interacted with the environment in several ways spread over centuries,…
TOR or Terms of Reference is a document produced by the authority conducting the EIA study. It is formed during Scoping-the second stage in the EIA process. All the stakeholders are invited to submit their concerns regarding the project during a public hearing organized by the EIA committee, […]
EIA is a huge process, and naturally, it involves a whole lot of people. Each have a role to play in the entire EIA process, and here, we’ll take a look at the major stakeholders and how they contribute.
EIA has been with us since the 1990s, but there are still some major issues associated with it’s functioning. And these are the issues I’d like to highlight in this post.
The environment is complex. It’s got a lot of things; air, water, soil, rocks. Add to that living things; people, animals, plants, trees, insects. They all interact with each and every other to form what is called the ecosystem. People have had the biggest, most profound impact on […]