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  1. The release of hazardous compounds from construction products can harm human health and the environment. To improve the sustainability of construction materials, the leaching of substances from construction pr...

    Authors: Ines Heisterkamp, Stefan Gartiser, Ute Schoknecht, Oliver Happel, Ute Kalbe, Martina Kretzschmar and Outi Ilvonen
    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2023 35:7
  2. The COVID-19 pandemic has had many deep social and economic impacts that go beyond health issues. One consequence is that the pandemic has made it even harder to mobilize the financial resources needed to purs...

    Authors: Walter Leal Filho, Aprajita Minhas, Birgit Schmook, Sofia Mardero, Ayyoob Sharifi, Shlomit Paz, Marina Kovaleva, Maria Cristina Albertini and Antonis Skouloudis
    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2023 35:6
  3. In 2020, the European Commission published the Chemical Strategy for Sustainability (CSS) in which it aims to increase the level of protection for human health and the environment from hazardous chemicals. Par...

    Authors: Romain Figuière, Flora Borchert, Ian T. Cousins and Marlene Ågerstrand
    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2023 35:5
  4. Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common arrhythmia, resulting in serious cardiovascular diseases. Air pollution may cause heart rate disturbance, but there is no clear or consistent evidence that short-ter...

    Authors: Chengwei Lin, Jia Li, Wanyanhan Jiang, Xi Gao, Yi He and Lian Yang
    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2023 35:4
  5. Large numbers of chemicals and products thereof are used in our daily routine to ensure a good quality of life. Substances may even serve as raw materials to produce daily life articles including electronic ha...

    Authors: Laura H. Lütjens, Sascha Pawlowski, Maurizio Silvani, Uwe Blumenstein and Ingo Richter
    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2023 35:2
  6. Although China has been the main manufacturer and consumer of phthalate esters (PAEs), human health ambient water quality criteria (AWQCs) have not been proposed for these chemicals. In this study, the distrib...

    Authors: Shunhao Ai, Xiaonan Wang, Xiangyun Gao, Qianyun Xu, Ji Li and Zhengtao Liu
    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2023 35:1
  7. Agriculture, the world’s most dominant land use type, burdens freshwater biodiversity with a multitude of stressors such as diffuse pollution and hydromorphological alteration. However, it is difficult to dire...

    Authors: Christian Schürings, Christian K. Feld, Jochem Kail and Daniel Hering
    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2022 34:124
  8. River basin specific pollutants (RBSPs) are supposedly a key tool to fulfil the EU’s Water Framework Directive (WFD) goal of good ecological status in all European waterbodies. The RBSPs provide a tool to mana...

    Authors: Emma Undeman, Henrik Josefsson, Marlene Ågerstrand, Anna Sobek and Annika Nilsson
    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2022 34:123
  9. With effective control of point source pollution, non-point source (NPS) pollution has been widely concerned as the primary reason for the improvement of global water environmental quality. Some bibliometric a...

    Authors: Zi-jian Xie, Chun Ye, Chun-hua Li, Xiao-gang Shi, Ying Shao and Wei Qi
    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2022 34:121
  10. Over the past few years, several alternative leather technologies have emerged and promise advantages over incumbent leathers with respect to sustainability despite most containing enough plastic to prevent sa...

    Authors: Ellie Williams, Katarzyna Cenian, Laura Golsteijn, Bill Morris and Matthew L. Scullin
    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2022 34:120
  11. In this short article, we respond to a Commentary by Maack et al. (Environ Sci Eur 34:24, 2022) in which they challenge recommendations in Leverett et al. (Environ Sci Eur 33:133, 2021) for setting an aquatic ...

    Authors: Dean Leverett, Graham Merrington, Mark Crane and Iain Wilson
    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2022 34:119
  12. Comammox (CMX) Nitrospira bacteria (NB) can accomplish ammonia oxidation independently, and their niche differentiation holds promise for their ecological and survival functions. In this work, the vertical niche ...

    Authors: Hang Ding, Mingzhi Zhou, Yuchun Wang, Mingming Hu, Jie Wen, Shanze Li, Yufei Bao and Jianwei Zhao
    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2022 34:118
  13. Ofloxacin (OFL) is stable and difficult to degrade. It has been detected in water, soil, and plants throughout the world. This study domesticated OFL-contaminated livestock manure soil with simplified carbon s...

    Authors: Yanhong Li, Jing Zhang, Naiqing Sha, Shen Tang, Yuqing Peng and Yao Zhao
    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2022 34:117
  14. Advanced/innovative materials are an undefined group of nano- and micro-particles encompassing diverse material compositions, structures and combinations. Due to their unique properties that enable specific fu...

    Authors: Kerstin Hund-Rinke, Dirk Broßell, Sebastian Eilebrecht, Karsten Schlich, Ruben Schlinkert, Tim Steska, Carmen Wolf and Dana Kühnel
    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2022 34:116
  15. Several biomarkers developed from freshwater sentinel species are used to complement chemical assessment of freshwater ecosystems and improve the evaluation of their contamination levels. While active biomonit...

    Authors: Maxime Leprêtre, Alain Geffard, Mélissa Palos Ladeiro, Odile Dedourge-Geffard, Elise David, Laurence Delahaut, Isabelle Bonnard, Iris Barjhoux, Miguel Nicolaï, Patrice Noury, Anabelle Espeyte, Arnaud Chaumot, Davide Degli-Esposti, Olivier Geffard and Christelle Lopes
    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2022 34:115
  16. In Morocco, fish is an important protein source especially, even not exclusively, for coastal communities and marketed fresh all along the coastline. One of the main targets of coastal artisanal fisheries is t...

    Authors: Ulrike Kammann, Jan-Dag Pohlmann, Fatima Wariaghli, Hajar Bourassi, Klara Regelsberger, Ahmed Yahyaoui and Reinhold Hanel
    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2022 34:114
  17. Central European riverine networks are subject to widely varying local anthropogenic pressures, forcing species with limited dispersal abilities to adapt or become locally extinct. Previous catchment-wide stud...

    Authors: Martin Grethlein, Lars Pelikan, Andrea Dombrowski, Jana Kabus, Jörg Oehlmann, Alexander Weigand and Jonas Jourdan
    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2022 34:113
  18. Epidemiological evidence regarding the effects of nitrogen dioxide (NO2) on asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is inconclusive because NO2 assays measure nitrous acid (HONO) as NO2. Epidemiol...

    Authors: Masayuki Ohyama, Kenichi Azuma, Chika Minejima, Norimichi Takenaka and Shuichi Adachi
    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2022 34:112
  19. The leaching of substances and the ecotoxic effects of eluates were studied for joint grouts that are based on various types of binders. Eight products, two of them containing either epoxy resin, polybutadiene...

    Authors: Ute Schoknecht, Ute Kalbe, Ines Heisterkamp, Martina Kretzschmar, Stefan Gartiser, Oliver Happel and Outi Ilvonen
    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2022 34:111
  20. Oxidative treatment methods are valuable tools for the microbial safety of drinking water. However, the reaction of oxidants with natural substances or anthropogenic contaminants present in the raw water can p...

    Authors: Amandine Michel, Dominic Armbruster, Angelika Benz-Birck, Nina Deppermann, Reinhard Doetzer, Markus Flörs, Markus Frericks, Shanghua Li, Sebastian Gebler, Tom Schröder and Wolfram Seitz
    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2022 34:110
  21. Antibiotic resistance is a global problem; especially the multidrug-resistant bacteria are a serious and fatal problem in the intensive care unit. Interestingly, biosynthesized silver nanoparticles are the pro...

    Authors: A. B. Abeer Mohammed, Mona Mohamed Abd Elhamid, Magdy Kamal Mohammed Khalil, Abdallah Soubhy Ali and Rateb Nabil Abbas
    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2022 34:109
  22. The flood event in July 2021 in the uplands of the Eifel-Ardennes mountains in Germany, Belgium and The Netherlands and their foreland was caused by heavy rainfall and resulted in one of the largest flood disa...

    Authors: Frank Lehmkuhl, Holger Schüttrumpf, Jan Schwarzbauer, Catrina Brüll, Michael Dietze, Peter Letmathe, Carolin Völker and Henner Hollert
    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2022 34:107
  23. Various nano-enabled agrochemicals are being extensively used for soil remediation and to boost crop production by increasing the nutrient efficiency of fertilizers. However, understanding of their potential r...

    Authors: Ghulam Mustafa Shah, Mubashara Amin, Muhammad Shahid, Iftikhar Ahmad, Samina Khalid, Ghulam Abbas, Muhammad Imran, Muhammad Asif Naeem and Naeem Shahid
    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2022 34:106
  24. In this paper potential dam sites were identified using remote sensing and GIS. Determinant factors viz., precipitation, slope, flow accumulation, soil texture, land use, and geology were analyzed in the GIS d...

    Authors: Zhihao Fu, Imran Ahmad, Assefa Fenta, Mithas Ahmad Dar, Afera Halefom Teka, Amanuel Zewdu Belew, Aserat Teshome, Minwagaw Damtie, Habtamu Nega, Tesfa Gebrie Andualem, Marshet Berhan, Diress Yigezu Tenagashaw and Eusman Ebrahim Shumey
    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2022 34:105
  25. The NORMAN Association (https://​www.​norman-network.​com/​) initiated the NORMAN Suspect List Exchange (NORMAN-SLE;

    Authors: Hiba Mohammed Taha, Reza Aalizadeh, Nikiforos Alygizakis, Jean-Philippe Antignac, Hans Peter H. Arp, Richard Bade, Nancy Baker, Lidia Belova, Lubertus Bijlsma, Evan E. Bolton, Werner Brack, Alberto Celma, Wen-Ling Chen, Tiejun Cheng, Parviel Chirsir, Ľuboš Čirka…
    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2022 34:104
  26. Aggregations of cyanobacteria in lakes and reservoirs are commonly associated with surface blooms, but may also occur in the metalimnion as subsurface or deep chlorophyll maxima. Metalimnetic cyanobacteria blo...

    Authors: Chenxi Mi, David P. Hamilton, Marieke A. Frassl, Tom Shatwell, Xiangzhen Kong, Bertram Boehrer, Yiping Li, Jan Donner and Karsten Rinke
    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2022 34:102
  27. In 2015, one of the largest healthcare companies in the world committed to phasing out from all its products and processes worldwide any substances declared by the European Chemicals Agency to be of very high ...

    Authors: Éva Ujaczki, Véronique Stark-Rogel, Martin Olbrich, Michaela Fuetsch and Jan Backmann
    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2022 34:101
  28. A variety of anthropogenic stressors influences the ecological status of rivers wordwide. Important stressors include elevated concentrations of nutrients, salt ions, heavy metals and other pollutants, habitat...

    Authors: Nele Markert, Barbara Guhl and Christian K. Feld
    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2022 34:100
  29. Phosphorus recycling from sewage sludge will be obligatory in Germany from 2029. Phosphorus content determination in sewage sludge is crucial to assess the prescribed recycling rates. Currently, German law reg...

    Authors: Theresa Constanze Sichler, Roland Becker, Andreas Sauer, Matthias Barjenbruch, Markus Ostermann and Christian Adam
    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2022 34:99
  30. PFAS are persistent, bioaccumulative compounds repelling water, oil and stains which are widely used. There is mounting evidence linking exposure to a range of adverse health outcomes including renal, hepatic,...

    Authors: Nicolas van Larebeke, Gudrun Koppen, Sam Decraemer, Ann Colles, Liesbeth Bruckers, Elly Den Hond, Eva Govarts, Bert Morrens, Thomas Schettgen, Sylvie Remy, Dries Coertjens, Tim Nawrot, Vera Nelen, Willy Baeyens and Greet Schoeters
    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2022 34:98
  31. Determining the cytotoxicity of test substances is essential for the safety assessment of chemicals. To quantify the cytotoxicity, dose–response curves are determined and the half-maximum inhibitory concentrat...

    Authors: Nina Ihling, Lara Pauline Munkler, Richard Paul, Dietmar Lang and Jochen Büchs
    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2022 34:97
  32. Toxins produced by plants constitute a potential threat to water supplies in Europe, but have not been widely considered in systematic risk assessments. One way to begin to address potential risks of phytotoxi...

    Authors: Inés Rodríguez-Leal and Matthew MacLeod
    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2022 34:96
  33. Nuclear transcription factor Y subunit A (NFYA) plays an important role in plant growth, development, and response to abiotic stress.

    Authors: Nan Xu, Yupeng Cui, Yuexin Zhang, Hong Zhang, Yapeng Fan, Xixian Feng, Hui Huang, Kesong Ni, Mingge Han, Xuke Lu, Xiugui Chen, Junjuan Wang, Delong Wang, Shuai Wang, Chao Chen, Lixue Guo…
    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2022 34:95
  34. Waste disposal is an activity that pollutes the environment. The European Union has developed different legislative measures which are based on the circular economy (CE) to avoid this negative externality. The...

    Authors: Francisco José Castillo-Díaz, Luis J. Belmonte-Ureña, Ana Batlles-delaFuente and Francisco Camacho-Ferre
    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2022 34:94
  35. The microbial community structure of sediments in the Bahe River Basin, China was studied using a high-throughput sequencing platform and PCR amplification to investigate the pattern changes in microbial commu...

    Authors: Weiying Feng, Jiayue Gao, Yimei Wei, Danni Liu, Fang Yang, Qiuying Zhang and Yangwei Bai
    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2022 34:93
  36. In the EU, the transport sector is the only sector with increasing GHG emissions compared to 1990. While harmful emissions have decreased due to successful regulation, transport performance, fossil fuel consum...

    Authors: Michael Schulthoff, Martin Kaltschmitt, Christoph Balzer, Karsten Wilbrand and Michael Pomrehn
    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2022 34:92
  37. Pesticides are usually applied as mixtures, and their joint impacts can generate substantial toxicity to organisms. Although exposures to chemical pesticide mixtures make up most occurrences of pesticide expos...

    Authors: Lu Lv, Zhongwen Gao, Liangang Mao, Xinju Liu, Qiang Wang, Weifeng Shen and Yanhua Wang
    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2022 34:90
  38. Pesticide exposure and its adverse impacts remain a major problem for women’s health, but a comprehensive scientific literature and summaries are still missing. With a specific focus in sub-Saharan Africa, thi...

    Authors: Birtukan Atinkut Asmare, Bernhard Freyer and Jim Bingen
    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2022 34:89
  39. The chemical industry is the leading sector in the EU in terms of added value. However, contaminants pose a major threat and significant costs to the environment and human health. While EU legislation and inte...

    Authors: Paola Movalli, Jan Koschorreck, Gabriele Treu, Jaroslav Slobodnik, Nikiforos Alygizakis, Andreas Androulakakis, Alexander Badry, Emanuel Baltag, Fausto Barbagli, Kevin Bauer, Koos Biesmeijer, Enrico Borgo, Alessandra Cincinelli, Daniela Claßen, Sara Danielsson, René W. R. J. Dekker…
    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2022 34:88
  40. Data from a one-year field study on the effect of a fertilizer (calcium cyanamide, trade name: Perlka®) on Collembola served as the basis for a broader discussion on performance and evaluation of these data for t...

    Authors: J. Römbke, A. van der Veen, P. Ebke and P. Stegger
    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2022 34:87
  41. The spatiotemporal variation of observed trace gases (NO2, SO2, O3) and particulate matter (PM2.5, PM10) were investigated over cities of Yangtze River Delta (YRD) region including Nanjing, Hefei, Shanghai and Ha...

    Authors: Zeeshan Javed, Muhammad Bilal, Zhongfeng Qiu, Guanlin Li, Osama Sandhu, Khalid Mehmood, Yu Wang, Md. Arfan Ali, Cheng Liu, Yuhang Wang, Ruibin Xue, Daolin Du and Xiaojun Zheng
    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2022 34:86
  42. Food contact articles are used in our everyday life and information regarding the potential health hazards of migrating chemicals for humans is scarce. In this study, an effect-based evaluation of non-polar ex...

    Authors: Erica Selin, Mimmi Wänn, Kettil Svensson, Erik Gravenfors, Georgios Giovanoulis, Agneta Oskarsson and Johan Lundqvist
    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2022 34:85
  43. Phosphorus (P) recovery is obligatory for all sewage sludges with more than 20 g P/kg dry matter (DM) from 2029 in Germany. Nine wastewater treatment plants (WWTPs) were chosen to investigate variations of pho...

    Authors: Theresa Constanze Sichler, David Montag, Matthias Barjenbruch, Tatjana Mauch, Thomas Sommerfeld, Jan-Hendrik Ehm and Christian Adam
    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2022 34:84
  44. Microplastics (MPs) and nanoplastics (NPs) have become an important global environmental issue due to their widespread contamination in the environment. This review summarizes existing literature on the effect...

    Authors: Indrajit Patra, Dinh Tran Ngoc Huy, Fahad Alsaikhan, Maria Jade Catalan Opulencia, Pham Van Tuan, Kurbanoy Chorievna Nurmatova, Ali Majdi, Shehla Shoukat, Ghulam Yasin, Ria Margiana, Tony R. Walker and Samaneh Karbalaei
    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2022 34:80

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