In this issue several matters are discussed under the following headings: Environmental Degradation and the plights of vulnerable groups in Nigeria discusses the problems that Nigerian's experience because of the lack of environmental planning. Our Homes: the need for a safe environment focuses on air pollution in and around homes. International Laws in the protection of woman and children in the environment focuses on the discrimination against women and children within the environment with regard to natural resources leading to malnutrition in women and children.