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International Journal Of Rural Development, Environment And Health Research(IJREH)

Yoruba Indigenous Religion and Conservation of Natural Resources for Environmental Sustainability the Perspective of Ọ̀sá Méjì in Ifá Divination System

Samuel Kayode Olaleye


International Journal of Rural Development, Environment and Health Research(IJREH), Vol-6,Issue-3, May - June 2022, Pages 18-25, 10.22161/ijreh.6.3.3

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Article Info: Received: 06 May 2022; Received in revised form: 28 May 2022; Accepted: 03 Jun 2022; Available online: 09 Jun 2022

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Activities of science, technology and industrialization have in no small measure harmed the environment of human kind and endangered their natural life and habitat. Manmade chemical compounds have changed everything about the inhabitants of the earth. Human life is tainted with artificial materials including the food we eat on daily basis. The rapid degradation of the eco-system over the last century, have been the concern of every segment of the world at large. Industrial advancement which has made mankind’s life better has indeed aggravated the earth’s environmental degradation in the areas of global warming, rise in sea levels, oil spillages that is fast threatening the extinction of sea animals, acidic rains, increase in atmospheric Co2, ozone layer depletion, toxic disposition, noise pollution, air pollution and so on. These are the effects of human activities, which has been attributed to the rise of industrialization and overzealous surge for scientific innovations and technological inventions to make life better and easy as envisaged by these groups of scientists and technologists, which is also a concern for the environmentalists, naturalists, and the world at large.

Indigenous Religion, Cultural Practice, Natural Resources, Sustainability

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