Food is to man what a healthy environment is to
the universe. An important element in the continual
existence of lives in the society, is the environment, and for
the earth to continue to be inhabitable, a healthy
environment must be prioritized in the scheme of things.
This work takes cognizance of some of the most urgent
causes and effects of environmental degradation in
Nigeria, and the roles of litigation in making for a
healthier and safer environment; these it achieved through
the use of the doctrinal and analytical research methods,
as the most thorough approaches towards the expounding
of the subject matter, and the protection of the
Keywords : Litigation, Environment, Protection and Nigeria.