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  1. Sediments function as a secondary and significant source of tributyltin (TBT) and triphenyltin (TPT) in aquatic ecosystems and may pose a potential threat on benthic organisms and human health. The subchronic ...

    Authors: Lingling Wu, Ling Chen, Lingjiao Zhu, Xiaoping Chen and Qian Li

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2020 32:95

    Content type: Research

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  2. Large amounts of insecticide-containing dusts produced from abrasion of the seed dressing can be released into the atmosphere during sowing operations. Neonicotinoid pesticides, introduced in the 1990s for sev...

    Authors: Andrea Lentola, Chiara Giorio, Edoardo Petrucco Toffolo, Vincenzo Girolami and Andrea Tapparo

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2020 32:93

    Content type: Research

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  3. Long-term phosphorus (P) fertilizer application can lead to an accumulation of uranium (U) in agricultural soil, potentially posing risks on the environment and human health. In this study, we found that such ...

    Authors: Yajie Sun, Wulf Amelung, Thorstein Gudmundsson, Bei Wu and Roland Bol

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2020 32:92

    Content type: Commentary

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  4. Hunting throughout the European Union (EU) has left an accumulating legacy of spent lead ammunition that has deleterious toxic effects upon the environment, wildlife, and humans who consume hunted game meat. N...

    Authors: Niels Kanstrup and Vernon G. Thomas

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2020 32:91

    Content type: Policy Brief

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  5. Achieving nitrogen (N) and phosphorus (P) control in sediment remediation projects by adding natural materials is receiving increasing attention. In this study, different natural materials, including iron-rich...

    Authors: Mengjuan Tang, Qinghui Deng, Xiaowen Li, Xiuyun Cao, Zhimin Zhang, Yiyong Zhou, Qingye Sun and Chunlei Song

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2020 32:90

    Content type: Research

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  6. Understanding the mechanism of Hg accumulation in soil, which is a net Hg sink, at a national scale is important for protecting the environment and improving food safety. The mercury (Hg) distribution in surfa...

    Authors: Zhao-Yang Zhang, Gang Li, Lei Yang, Xin-Jun Wang and Guo-Xin Sun

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2020 32:89

    Content type: Research

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  7. Fly ashes from municipal solid waste incineration contain significant amounts of (technology critical) elements. Processes to recover Cu or Zn are already in practice, but it still remains difficult to evaluat...

    Authors: Anne-Lena Fabricius, Monika Renner, Marieke Voss, Michael Funk, Anton Perfoll, Florian Gehring, Roberta Graf, Stephan Fromm and Lars Duester

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2020 32:88

    Content type: Research

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  8. The ubiquitous occurrence of microplastic particles in marine and aquatic ecosystems was intensively investigated in the past decade. However, we know less about the presence, fate, and input paths of micropla...

    Authors: Axel Müller, Caroline Goedecke, Paul Eisentraut, Christian Piechotta and Ulrike Braun

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2020 32:85

    Content type: Research

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  9. On sloped agricultural fields, water and sediment can be transported downhill as runoff and erosion. This process can cause losses of valuable top soil material, water resources for plant availability, and nut...

    Authors: Stephan Sittig, Robin Sur, Dirk Baets and Klaus Hammel

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2020 32:86

    Content type: Research

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  10. Seasonal variations of stable hydrogen and oxygen isotopes in river water can be used to indicate hydrological processes and the water cycle in the river basin. This study presents a high-resolution time serie...

    Authors: Chao Li, Ergang Lian, Chengfan Yang, Kai Deng, Peng Qian, Shangbin Xiao, Zhongfang Liu and Shouye Yang

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2020 32:84

    Content type: Research

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  11. Aquatic ecosystems are considered to be among the most important reservoirs of antibiotic resistance genes (ARGs). Drinking water sources could serve as critical points of ARGs transfer from environment to hum...

    Authors: Ting Xu, Wanting Zhao, Xueping Guo, Hongchang Zhang, Shuangqing Hu, Zhifeng Huang and Daqiang Yin

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2020 32:82

    Content type: Research

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  12. Changing water quality was prevalent in the current water supply. The fluctuation of iron stability due to changing water quality followed four characteristics: objectivity, relativity, predictability, and con...

    Authors: Jiaying Wang, Hexiang Yan, Kunlun Xin and Tao Tao

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2020 32:81

    Content type: Research

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  13. The successful application of Fish plasma model (FPM) will greatly simplify the risk assessment of drugs. At present, the FPM has been applied to the risk assessment of several human drugs with high hydrophobi...

    Authors: Yifan Bao, Wenping Huang, Xialin Hu and Daqiang Yin

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2020 32:80

    Content type: Research

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  14. While a dam is constructed to adjust and store water resources, it has negative impacts on biodiversity of the corresponding ecosystems. In particular, the dam regulation induces water-level fluctuations (WLFs...

    Authors: Zhongli Chen, Xingzhong Yuan, Martina Roß-Nickoll, Henner Hollert and Andreas Schäffer

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2020 32:79

    Content type: Research

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  15. Sediments are sinks for organic micropollutants, which are traditionally analysed by gas chromatography–mass spectrometry (GC–MS). Although GC–MS and GC–tandem MS (MS/MS) are preferred for target screening, th...

    Authors: Josephine S. Lübeck, Guilherme L. Alexandrino and Jan H. Christensen

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2020 32:78

    Content type: Research

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  16. The discard of used adsorbents may pose a great threat to human health and ecological environment. This work herein reported a facile and feasible method, with aims of (i) reusing the calcined layered double h...

    Authors: Xiaolin Shen, Zhiliang Zhu, Hua Zhang, Guanglan Di, Ting Chen, Yanling Qiu and Daqiang Yin

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2020 32:77

    Content type: Research

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  17. Total suspended solids (TSS) loads carried by stormwater runoff is a major pollutant source on receiving water bodies. Stormwater ponds are widely used for controlling TSS discharge. However, the trap efficien...

    Authors: Hexiang Yan, Nina Vosswinkel, Simon Ebbert, Gislain Lipeme Kouyi, Rainer Mohn, Mathias Uhl and Jean-Luc Bertrand-Krajewski

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2020 32:76

    Content type: Research

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  18. An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article.

    Authors: Thomas Braunbeck, Lothar Erdinger, Fritz H. Frimmel, Henner Hollert, Siegfried Knasmüller, David M. DeMarini, Michael J. Plewa, Susan D. Richardson, Rita Triebskorn, Gisela de Aragão Umbuzeiro and Paul A. White

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2020 32:75

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Environmental Sciences Europe 2020 32:66

  19. Children are at high risk of suffering health consequences of air pollution and childhood exposure can increase the risk of developing chronic diseases in adulthood. This study, part of the MAPEC_LIFE project ...

    Authors: Elisabetta Ceretti, Francesco Donato, Claudia Zani, Milena Villarini, Marco Verani, Antonella De Donno, Sara Bonetta, Donatella Feretti, Annalaura Carducci, Adele Idolo, Elisabetta Carraro, Loredana Covolo, Massimo Moretti, Giacomo Palomba, Tiziana Grassi, Alberto Bonetti…

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2020 32:74

    Content type: Research

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  20. Climate changes influence the ecosystems and induce potential risks regarding the natural products and services; the human society should predict and adapt in time to these coming global challenges. This resea...

    Authors: Doru Bănăduc, Michael Joy, Horea Olosutean, Sergey Afanasyev and Angela Curtean-Bănăduc

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2020 32:73

    Content type: Research

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  21. Rural development, as one of the biggest challenges facing human beings recently, has attracted widely attention in the world, among which rural environment protection is essential for sustainable development....

    Authors: Zhongli Chen, Ying Shao, Miao He, Jialiang Liang, Yanxue Jiang, Yayi Wang, Minghua Zhou, Zongqiang Gong, Xiaohong Zhou, Fang Fang and Jinsong Guo

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2020 32:72

    Content type: Policy Brief

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  22. Green economic development refers to reducing pollution emissions and increasing production efficiency while promoting economic growth. Although the renewable energy consumption is “green,” it may not promote ...

    Authors: Fangming Xie, Yali Liu, Fangyuan Guan and Ning Wang

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2020 32:71

    Content type: Research

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  23. Bioleaching has been attracting attention in the recent years as an emerging sediment heavy metal pollution remediation technology. However, the use of sulfur powder as sulfur substrate causes the problem of “...

    Authors: Chuncheng Wu, Mengying Jiang, Zhe Ye, Yuchen Cai, Yutao Shen, Haizhen Wang, Qi Lin, Chaofeng Shen, Baolan Hu and Liping Lou

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2020 32:70

    Content type: Research

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  24. Management of pharmaceuticals and personal care products (PPCPs) in the environment has become a social issue. In the present study, concentrations of 140 PPCPs at 20 sites in Baiyangdian Lake and Tai Lake fro...

    Authors: Na Liu, Xiaowei Jin, Zheng Yan, Ying Luo, Chenglian Feng, Zhiyou Fu, Zhi Tang, Fengchang Wu and John P. Giesy

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2020 32:69

    Content type: Research

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  25. Despite extensive evidence that exposure to lead from ingested ammunition harms humans and wildlife, and in contravention of European states’ commitments under multilateral environmental agreements to minimize...

    Authors: Gabriele Treu, Wiebke Drost and Frauke Stock

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2020 32:68

    Content type: Review

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  26. The vast occurrence of organic micropollutants in surface waters has raised concerns about drinking water safety and public health. The Tai Hu Basin region in China, a typical developing and populous area, is ...

    Authors: Hanwei Ren, Rikard Tröger, Lutz Ahrens, Karin Wiberg and Daqiang Yin

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2020 32:67

    Content type: Research

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  27. Tamara Grummt passed away on January 26, 2020 in Oelsnitz/Vogtland, Germany. Tamara was one of the scientific pioneers in the field of environmental toxicology, namely genotoxicity and hygiene of drinking and ...

    Authors: Thomas Braunbeck, Lothar Erdinger, Fritz H. Frimmel, Henner Hollert, Siegfried Knasmüller, David M. DeMarini, Michael J. Plewa, Susan D. Richardson, Rita Triebskorn, Gisela de Aragão Umbuzeiro and Paul A. White

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2020 32:66

    Content type: Obituary

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Environmental Sciences Europe 2020 32:75

  28. The anti-diabetic pharmaceutical metformin is frequently analysed in the aquatic environment. Its impact on the fish microbiome is studied to get a deeper knowledge about the consequence of the metformin prese...

    Authors: Eike Thorben Rogall, Stefanie Jacob, Rita Triebskorn and Thomas Schwartz

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2020 32:65

    Content type: Research

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  29. China’s industrial wastewater pollution control policy urgently needs to change from government enforcement to market economy incentive, especially in regions with mature market economic conditions and improve...

    Authors: Luyao Chen, Hongyuan Zheng and Haizhen Yang

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2020 32:64

    Content type: Research

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  30. One of the major challenges in environmental science is how to assess the toxicity and risk of complex pollutant mixtures. However, only a few studies have pointed out that there is a significant difference be...

    Authors: Peng Huang, Kai Li, Ya-Qian Xu, Ze-Jun Wang and Shu-Shen Liu

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2020 32:63

    Content type: Research

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  31. With the acceleration of urbanization, heavy metal contamination in subsurface water and groundwater is becoming more and more serious, and the interaction between surface water and underground water is an imp...

    Authors: Yiru Zheng, Shuguang Liu, Chaomeng Dai, Yanping Duan, Aleksei Nikolavich Makhinov, Leong Kah Hon and José Tavares Araruna Júnior

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2020 32:62

    Content type: Research

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  32. Inappropriate dry-weather misconnections into storm drainage system are a demanding environmental problem worldwide, which leads to unexpected dry-weather discharge into surface waters. It often costs a large ...

    Authors: Hailong Yin, Yue Wang, Yang Yang, Jingshui Huang and Zuxin Xu

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2020 32:61

    Content type: Research

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  33. Although freshwater ecological restoration (FER) has undergone an immense development over the past two decades in China either in the number of projects or in the spatial scale of implementations, a dearth of...

    Authors: Juan Wu, Yanran Dai and Shuiping Cheng

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2020 32:60

    Content type: Research

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  34. Lithium is widely used in the electronic consumer market and electric vehicles and has a great contribution to the world economy, resulting in large quantities of lithium waste in the environment. The Yangtze ...

    Authors: Junwei Shen, Xin Li, Xiujuan Shi, Wei Wang, Hua Zhou, Jiawen Wu, Xin Wang and Jue Li

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2020 32:59

    Content type: Research

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  35. The response of organisms to nanoplastic exposure has gradually received the attention. Nevertheless, the role of neurons in response to nanoplastic exposure and the underlying mechanism are still largely uncl...

    Authors: Man Qu, Dan Li, Yunli Zhao, Yujie Yuan and Dayong Wang

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2020 32:58

    Content type: Research

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  36. Barrier lakes, formed by river interception, are particularly influenced by the upstream river. As such, spring freshet flooding and summer rainfall flooding due to wet precipitation (e.g. snow and rainfall) m...

    Authors: Chun-hua Li, Chun Ye, Ji-xuan Li, Wei-wei Wei, Ye Zheng, Ming Kong and Hao Wang

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2020 32:57

    Content type: Research

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  37. After publication of the original article, the authors noticed an error concerning the ingredients of the used product Vizura®. The product does not contain a triazole, but a pyrazole as part of DMPP (3,4-dimethy...

    Authors: Julia Elli Kösler, Olga C. Calvo, Jürgen Franzaring and Andreas Fangmeier

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2020 32:56

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Environmental Sciences Europe 2019 31:91

  38. Total dissolved gas (TDG) caused by the rapid outflow of water from dams may threaten the survival of fish. However, few studies have assessed the impact of fish size on their tolerance to TDG supersaturation ...

    Authors: Zequn Fan, Yuxuan Deng, Quan Yuan, Xiaoqing Liu, Haoran Shi, Cuixia Feng, Yao Yang and Liangfang Xu

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2020 32:55

    Content type: Research

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  39. We identify the origins, and key characteristics, of the current regulatory framework for genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in the European Union (EU). We focus on the approach of the European Food Safety ...

    Authors: Angelika Hilbeck, Hartmut Meyer, Brian Wynne and Erik Millstone

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2020 32:54

    Content type: Review

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  40. Divergence in fuel consumption (FC) between the type-approval tests and real-world driving trips, known also as the FC gap, is a well-known issue and Europe is preparing the field for tackling it. The present ...

    Authors: J. Pavlovic, G. Fontaras, M. Ktistakis, K. Anagnostopoulos, D. Komnos, B. Ciuffo, M. Clairotte and V. Valverde

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2020 32:53

    Content type: Research

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  41. Taste and odor problem in drinking water is one major concern for consumers and water supply. Exploring the odor characteristics and the major odor causing compounds in the source water is the base for odor co...

    Authors: Ping Xia, Shuangyi Zhang, Jianwei Yu, Hui Ye, Dong Zhang, Lei Jiang, Zheng Wang and Daqiang Yin

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2020 32:50

    Content type: Research

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  42. There has been a rising interest within the scientific community and the public about the environmental risk related to the abundance of microplastics in aquatic environments. Up to now, however, scientific kn...

    Authors: Hannah Schmieg, Sven Huppertsberg, Thomas P. Knepper, Stefanie Krais, Katharina Reitter, Felizitas Rezbach, Aki S. Ruhl, Heinz-R. Köhler and Rita Triebskorn

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2020 32:49

    Content type: Research

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  43. Climate change induced a rise in surface water temperature and a prolongation of summer stratification in drinking water reservoirs. Stratification and temperature are important factors for drinking water prod...

    Authors: Johannes Feldbauer, David Kneis, Tilo Hegewald, Thomas U. Berendonk and Thomas Petzoldt

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2020 32:48

    Content type: Research

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  44. A prerequisite for long-term survival of populations under multi-stress conditions is their capacity to set up efficient adaptive strategies. However, changes in the activity of molecular biomarkers have been ...

    Authors: Dina Tenji, Bojana Micic, Sandor Sipos, Branko Miljanovic, Ivana Teodorovic and Sonja Kaisarevic

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2020 32:47

    Content type: Research

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  45. As electric kick scooters, three-wheelers, and passenger cars enter the streets, efficiency trade-offs across vehicle types gain practical relevance for consumers and policy makers. Here, we compile a comprehe...

    Authors: Martin Weiss, Kira Christina Cloos and Eckard Helmers

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2020 32:46

    Content type: Research

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Environmental Sciences Europe 2020 32:83

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