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Dr Kabari Sam is a Senior Lecturer & Researcher in Environmental Systems at the University of Portsmouth, United Kingdom. He is a Chartered Environmentalist and Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA). He contributes to a wide range of modules at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. These include:

  • Contaminated Land and Groundwater Protection
  • Groundwater, Contaminated Land and Remediation
  • Contamination, Geology and the Environment 
  • Blue Carbon and Coastal Management 
  • Global Environmental Challenges 
  • Environmental Sustainability and Governance 

Dr Kabari is passionate about community science initiative particularly the development of community-specific approaches towards climate resilience, to reduce harmful impacts on local livelihoods, environmental and socio-economic valuables. Dr Kabari demonstrates academic citizenship, stewardship and high calibre academic practice, including leadership, management, and research enterprise.

Dr Kabari is currently accepting PhD students.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 1 - No Poverty
  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 6 - Clean Water and Sanitation
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 14 - Life Below Water
  • SDG 15 - Life on Land
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions
  • SDG 17 - Partnerships for the Goals

Education/Academic qualification

Environmental Management of Oil Contaminated Sites in Nigeria: Improving Policy and Risk-Based Framework

7 Oct 20137 Oct 2016

Award Date: 30 Jan 2017

The Risks and Benefits of Earned Recognition: A Case Study for the Cement Industry, Cranfield University

7 Oct 20117 Oct 2012

Award Date: 21 Jun 2013

BSc (Hons), The use of Ocimum grattissimum to prevent Bean weevil from stored beans, Rivers State College of Education Port Harcourt

2 Oct 200310 Oct 2007

Award Date: 10 Oct 2007

External positions

Lecturer, Nigeria Maritime University

10 Apr 20181 Feb 2022


  • GE Environmental Sciences

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