Nutrient removal efficiency by floating macrophytes; Lemna minor and Azolla pinnata in a constructed wetland

F.M. Muvea; G.M. Ogendi; S.O. Omondi

Volume 5, Issue 4 , October 2019, , Pages 415-430

  The use of constructed wetlands for purifying pre-treated wastewater is a cost effective technology that has been found to be more appropriate for many developing countries. The technology is also environmentally friendly with the wetlands being habitats for many water birds and other aquatic organisms. ...  Read More

Composition of plastic waste discarded by households and its management approaches

B. Gwada; G. Ogendi; S.M. Makindi; S. Trott

Volume 5, Issue 1 , January 2019, , Pages 83-94

  Among the emerging environmental issues within Sub-Saharan Africa is the haphazard disposal of plastic waste, some of which end up downstream in the marine environment leading to negative effects. Notably there have been cases of humpback whales getting entangled in ‘ghost’ fishing nets, ...  Read More