IJSRP, Volume 12, Issue 2, February 2022 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]
Adigun Wasilat Fayokemi
Environment which accommodates man and all his activities also influences him in terms of growth and development. However, all over the world today, scientists, sociologists, psychologists, educationists, philosophers, theologians and the entire humanity show great interest in environmental problems. The effects of over-industrialization of physical nature has caused diverse negative effects which threaten various important species to the point of extinction. The various achievements in science and technology including the use of nuclear energy for various reasons undeniably enhance the comfort of human beings, but equally the effects caused have been detrimental to various lives on earth. The various sphere of environment which man relies upon for his livelihood has been seriously hampered by man himself. In Nigeria, people have turn to culvert, gutter, stream, river, shade of trees and drainage as pits toilets thereby causing water pollution during raining season, while during the dry season indiscriminate bush burning takes over.