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Dennis Alvarez
Dennis Alvarez

Dennis M Alvarez Jr., is the Senior Fellow and Environmental Expert at Afripol Organization.

  The health risks and long-term consequences of aquatic pollution in Africa   And the third angel poured out his vial upon the rivers and the fountains of waters; and there was made blood (Revelations, 16:1) For centuries man has been preoccupied and fearful about destruction of the earth coming from the hand of God. The bible is replete with warnings about the destruction of the earth. Today, in spite of the apocalyptic warnings, it almost appears that man is willing and often quite eager to hasten the process. Perhaps the most vital to life and the most abundant of…
  How deforestation imperils African Rain Forest Uncontrolled Deforestation Deforestation is the cutting down or removal of trees from forested or wooded areas without compensating the loss with the replanting of new trees. The estimates are that large areas of land, approximately, the size of Panama are deforested on an annual basis. It is conceivable that much of the world’s forests could vanish in the next century due to the effects of deforestation (NASA, 2009). While there are many who argue about the true cause of deforestation, in all actuality there are multiple single variables (Geist and Lambin, 2002). In…
During the course of a normal day, people face varieties of different risks.  Some risks are known and others are faced with a degree of uncertainty. One of the risks or potential hazards that most people encounter perhaps every moment in a day is their exposure to a variety of chemicals. In most cases people make an informed decision to avoid the substances that are known to be harmful.  Problems arise when the public is perhaps unwittingly exposed to a substance where the acute or cumulative affects of exposure may be dangerous. In the United States, a change occurred in…
When the sun rises on this hot and humid marshland, the acrid smell of petroleum is thick in the air. Farmers plod though the thick swamps contaminated with hydrocarbons as part of their daily ritual of tending to their fields. This is not rural Louisiana but a half a world away in the Oruma, Goi, and Ikot Ada Udo communities of the Niger River Delta. As similar as these events may seem to the casual observer, the differences are quite stark. The Deep Horizon Spill has captivated the world’s attention for the past few months; there has been little if…