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  1. The restoration of lake ecosystems requires a good knowledge of the lake’s history and the driving mechanism of environmental changes. In this study, we used Lake Datong, the largest inland lake in Hunan Provi...

    Authors: Wen Hu, Chun‑hua Li, Chun Ye, Hong-sen Chen, Jun Xu, Xu-hui Dong, Xiao-shou Liu and Deliang Li
    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2022 34:19
  2. The effects of citizen science are wide ranging, influencing science, society, the economy, the environment, as well as individual participants. However, in many citizen science projects, impact evaluation is ...

    Authors: Luke Somerwill and Uta Wehn
    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2022 34:18

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  3. An Integrated Testing and Assessment Strategy (ITS) for aquatic toxicity of 16 thiochemicals to be registered under REACH revealed 12 data gaps, which had to be filled by experimental data. These test results ...

    Authors: Monika Nendza and Jan Ahlers
    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2022 34:17
  4. The current regulatory approach to address aquatic mixture toxicity for pesticides in the EU (EFSA J 11:3290, 2013) is rather complex: in typical cases it requires conducting the entire mixture risk assessment...

    Authors: Christian Dietrich, Magnus Wang, Markus Ebeling and Anja Gladbach
    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2022 34:16
  5. Persistence is a key criterion for the risk assessment of chemicals. In degradation tests, microbial biodegradation of labeled test chemicals leads to the incorporation of the label in microbial biomass, resul...

    Authors: Stefan Trapp, Andreas Libonati Brock, Matthias Kästner, Andreas Schäffer and Dieter Hennecke
    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2022 34:15
  6. Lake is a critical part of Tibet's hydrological cycle, the lake–terrestrial ecotone is the most sensitive area in the water and terrestrial ecosystem. For the ecological protection and maintenance of the lakes...

    Authors: Pei-Ru Zheng, Chun-Hua Li, Chun Ye, Hao Wang, Wei-Wei Wei, Ye Zheng and Xiang-yong Zheng
    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2022 34:14
  7. Owing to the large amounts of energy, greenhouse gases, and waste that it generates, the construction industry is fundamental to the transition towards a circular economy. Indicators which show the circularity...

    Authors: Philipp Dräger, Peter Letmathe, Linda Reinhart and Florian Robineck
    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2022 34:13
  8. As a triazole fungicide, triadimefon is widely used around the world. The ubiquitous occurrence of triadimefon in aquatic environments and potential adverse effects on aquatic organisms have resulted in global...

    Authors: Lin Hou, Xiaowei Jin, Na Liu, Ying Luo, Zhenfei Yan, Miao Chen, Yang Liu, Huiyu Xie, John P. Giesy, Fengchang Wu and Jian Xu
    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2022 34:12
  9. Decisions about the development of new marketed technologies or products invariably come with consequences for economy, society and the environment. Environmental and health risk assessment on the one hand and...

    Authors: Michael Z. Hauschild, Thomas E. McKone, Karsten Arnbjerg-Nielsen, Tine Hald, Bo F. Nielsen, Stefan E. Mabit and Peter Fantke
    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2022 34:11
  10. In Germany and the EU, most headwaters are still far from reaching a good chemical and ecological status as it is required by the European Water Framework Directive (WFD), until 2027 the latest. Particularly, ...

    Authors: Mona Schweizer, Andreas Dieterich, Sarah Betz, Dietlinde Leim, Viktoria Prozmann, Björn Jacobs, Arne Wick, Heinz-R. Köhler and Rita Triebskorn
    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2022 34:10
  11. Third Fork Creek is a historically impaired urban stream that flows through the city of Durham, North Carolina. Caenorhabditis elegans (C. elegans) are non-parasitic, soil and aquatic dwelling nematodes that have...

    Authors: Carresse Gerald, Boris Deshazo, Hayden Patterson and Porché Spence
    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2022 34:9
  12. A systematic review of animal and human studies was conducted on genetically modified (GM) food consumption to assess its safety in terms of adverse effects/events to inform public concerns and future research.

    Authors: Chen Shen, Xiang-Chang Yin, Bo-Yang Jiao, Jing Li, Peng Jia, Xiao-Wen Zhang, Xue-Hao Cheng, Jian-Xin Ren, Hui-Di Lan, Wen-Bin Hou, Min Fang, Xun Li, Yu-Tong Fei, Nicola Robinson and Jian-Ping Liu
    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2022 34:8
  13. The residual chemical pollutants in drinking water may cause adverse effects on human health. Chemical compounds potentially affecting human health have been widely explored, while the multiphasic evaluation o...

    Authors: Yan Liu, Xue Li, Xiaocui Qiao, Xingru Zhao, Simin Ge, Haiyan Wang and Dan Li
    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2022 34:7
  14. Pharmaceuticals is one of the groups of contaminants of emerging concern that are resistant to decomposition or removal by most of the existing water and wastewater treatment procedures, hence the need to deve...

    Authors: Adewumi Olufemi Oluwole and Olatunde Stephen Olatunji
    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2022 34:5
  15. Bisphenol F (BPF) and bisphenol S (BPS) have replaced bisphenol A (BPA) in the manufacturing of products containing polycarbonates and epoxy resins; however, the effects of these substitutes on the risk of car...

    Authors: Ruihua Wang, Qiaoyuan Fei, Shan Liu, Xueqiong Weng, Huanzhu Liang, Yingying Wu, Lin Wen, Guang Hao, Guangwen Cao and Chunxia Jing
    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2022 34:4
  16. River damming inevitably reshapes water thermal conditions that are important to the general health of river ecosystems. Although a lot of studies have addressed the damming’s thermal impacts, most of them jus...

    Authors: Rui Yang, Shiqiang Wu, Xiufeng Wu, Mariusz Ptak, Xudong Li, Mariusz Sojka, Renata Graf, Jiangyu Dai and Senlin Zhu
    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2022 34:3
  17. The Circular Economy system can improve the product cycle and changes the system and mentality, both for production and the consumer and has become a significant alternative to the classic economic model. The ...

    Authors: Juan Uribe-Toril, José Luis Ruiz-Real, Alejandro C. Galindo Durán, José Antonio Torres Arriaza and Jaime de Pablo Valenciano
    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2022 34:2
  18. This study was conducted to provide much needed information on the potential of low solubility, highly biodurable nanoparticles (NPs) (TiO2 and CeO2 NPs), to bioaccumulate in fish and to investigate the relations...

    Authors: Mona Connolly, David Hernández-Moreno, Estefanía Conde, Alicia Garnica, José M. Navas, Fernando Torrent, Isabel Rucandio and María L. Fernandez-Cruz
    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2022 34:1
  19. In 2020, Anthe et al. published a newly developed model to predict imidacloprid surface water concentrations stemming from sewage treatment plant (STP) effluent as a consequence of the use of veterinary medici...

    Authors: Beatrice Valles-Ebeling, Jan Achtenhagen, Jackie Atkinson and Michael Starp
    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2021 33:138
  20. Human activities considerably contribute to polluting potentially toxic element (PTEs) levels in soils, especially agricultural soils. The consistent introduction of PTEs in the environment and the soil pose h...

    Authors: Prince Chapman Agyeman, Kingsley John, Ndiye Michael Kebonye, Luboš Borůvka, Radim Vašát, Ondřej Drábek and Karel Němeček
    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2021 33:137
  21. The Thondi coast is rich in valuable natural marine resources and socio-economically significant activities like agriculture, aquaculture, and fishing. The area receives an excess of untreated solid and liquid...

    Authors: Karthikeyan Perumal, Vishwanath Boopathi, Stella Chellaiyan, Subagunasekar Muthuramalingam and Prakash Raja
    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2021 33:136
  22. Water pollution with heavy metals is a severe dilemma that concerns the whole world related to its risk to natural ecosystems and human health. The main objective was to evaluate the removal efficiency of Cd o...

    Authors: Mona M. Abd El-Hameed, Mohamed E. Abuarab, Nadhir Al-Ansari, Shady Abdel Mottaleb, Gomaa A. Bakeer, Yeboah Gyasi-Agyei and Ali Mokhtar
    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2021 33:135
  23. Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic provided an opportunity for the environment to reduce ambient pollution despite the economic, social and health disruption to the world. The purpose of this study w...

    Authors: Mohammad Sarmadi, Sajjad Rahimi, Mina Rezaei, Daryoush Sanaei and Mostafa Dianatinasab
    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2021 33:134
  24. Diclofenac is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory human and veterinary medicine widely detected in European surface waters, especially downstream from Wastewater Treatment Plants (WWTPs). Veterinary uses of diclo...

    Authors: Dean Leverett, Graham Merrington, Mark Crane, Jim Ryan and Iain Wilson
    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2021 33:133
  25. The soil P leaching change point (CP) has been widely used to evaluate soil P leaching risk. However, an automation calculation method for soil P leaching CP value, and an effective risk grading method perform...

    Authors: Zijian Xie, Fan Zhang, Chun Ye, Hao Wang, Weiwei Wei, Chunhua Li and Xiaogang Shi
    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2021 33:132
  26. It is acknowledged that a variety of chemicals enter the environment and may cause joint effects. Chemicals regulated under the European Chemicals Regulation REACH are often part of formulated mixtures and dur...

    Authors: Enken Hassold, Wiebke Galert and Jona Schulze
    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2021 33:131
  27. A field study lasting one year was performed to study the effects of a calcium cyanamide fertiliser (trade name: Perlka®) on Collembola in order to support the terrestrial risk assessment under the REACH (Regi...

    Authors: Petra Stegger, Jörg Römbke, Jörg-Alfred Salamon and Klaus Peter Ebke
    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2021 33:130
  28. This paper explores the relationship between chemical intolerance (CI) and mast cell activation syndrome (MCAS). Worldwide observations provide evidence for a two-stage disease process called toxicant-induced ...

    Authors: Claudia S. Miller, Raymond F. Palmer, Tania T. Dempsey, Nicholas A. Ashford and Lawrence B. Afrin
    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2021 33:129
  29. Veterinary medicinal products (VMPs) administered to livestock might affect the environment. Therefore, an environmental risk assessment (ERA) is conducted during the approval process of VMPs. In the European ...

    Authors: Ruth Haupt, Céline Heinemann, Jason Jeremia Hayer, Simone Magdalene Schmid, Miriam Guse, Ramona Bleeser and Julia Steinhoff-Wagner
    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2021 33:128
  30. Mercury (Hg) is recognized as one of the 10 most toxic elements in nature and is much more persistent in soils than in other environmental compartments. However, an effective, environmentally friendly, economi...

    Authors: I. Janeiro-Tato, M. A. Lopez-Anton, D. Baragaño, C. Antuña-Nieto, E. Rodríguez, A. I. Peláez, J. R. Gallego and M. R. Martínez-Tarazona
    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2021 33:127
  31. Microcystins (MCs) are secondary metabolites of cyanobacteria that are hepatotoxic to humans through the ingestion of cyanobacteria-contaminated water and accidental inhalation from lake activities. MCs with d...

    Authors: Xiaocui Qiao, Simin Ge, Chengyou Liu, Lixin Jiao, Xue Li, Xingru Zhao, Tong Qi and Yan Liu
    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2021 33:126
  32. Biological treatment technology is good for the recovery of resources and energy from municipal solid waste (MSW) and cutting down biodegradable components in landfill waste. Recently, the aerobic biological t...

    Authors: Kexian Li, Xinhong Xu, Fan Lü, Pinjing He and Jingjing Fang
    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2021 33:125
  33. Bioanalytical tools have been shown to be useful in drinking water quality assessments. Here, we applied a panel of in vitro bioassays to assess the treatment efficiency of two pilot-scale treatments: ozonatio...

    Authors: Maria Yu, Elin Lavonen, Agneta Oskarsson and Johan Lundqvist
    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2021 33:124
  34. The ecotoxicological risk posed by metals and their mixtures in sediments depends on their bioavailability. Many methods for evaluating the bioavailability of metals in sediments/soils are time-consuming and e...

    Authors: Yang-Guang Gu
    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2021 33:122
  35. Environmental hygiene concerns are needed to be settled before the reuse of abandoned swine feedlot sites. However, few researchers have focused on the fate of antibiotic resistance genes (ARGs) in soil microb...

    Authors: Na Li, Jianguo Chen, Chong Liu, Binxu Li, Changxiong Zhu and Hongna Li
    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2021 33:121
  36. Climate, geology, geomorphology, soil, vegetation, geomorphology, hydrology, and human impact affect river–floodplain systems, especially their sediment load and channel morphology. Since the beginning of the ...

    Authors: Anna-Lisa Maaß, Holger Schüttrumpf and Frank Lehmkuhl
    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2021 33:119
  37. Most particulate organic matter (POM) cannot be directly degraded in the conventional wastewater treatment, which should be transformed into dissolved organic matter (DOM) through a hydrolysis process. However...

    Authors: Benxin Yu, Dongping Liu, Jian Wang and Yingxue Sun
    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2021 33:118
  38. This work studied the performance of UV/PS/TiO2NPs and UV/PI/TiO2NPs as hybrid advanced oxidation processes for degradation of paraquat in aqueous solution, because this very toxic herbicide is used third most wi...

    Authors: Azam Ghavi, Ghadamali Bagherian and Hadi Rezaei-Vahidian
    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2021 33:117
  39. Tree bark measurements conducted between 2014 and 2017 in a biosphere reserve in Germany have indicated the presence of pesticides from conventional agriculture in ambient air. In the present study, we quantif...

    Authors: Maren Kruse-Plaß, Frieder Hofmann, Werner Wosniok, Ulrich Schlechtriemen and Niels Kohlschütter
    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2021 33:114
  40. Unsustainable production practices and increased demand for fish have aggravated negative social, ecological, and environmental impacts in fisheries and aquaculture. Measures to correct bad practices have main...

    Authors: Urs Baumgartner and Elisabeth Bürgi Bonanomi
    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2021 33:113
  41. Biosynthetic toxic compounds from plants and cyanobacteria constitute a chemically diverse family of at least 20,000 compounds. Recent work with natural toxin databases and toxin characterization shows that th...

    Authors: Hans Christian Bruun Hansen, Klara Hilscherova and Thomas D. Bucheli
    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2021 33:112
  42. Circular economy (CE) is a development priority of the European Union and it is part of the EU industrial strategy. The transition to a more circular economy is an essential contribution to the EU’s efforts to...

    Authors: Ewa Mazur-Wierzbicka
    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2021 33:111
  43. Climate change is a problem which is global in nature, and whose effects go across a wide range of disciplines. It is therefore important that this theme is taken into account as part of universities´ teaching...

    Authors: Walter Leal Filho, Mihaela Sima, Ayyoob Sharifi, Johannes M. Luetz, Amanda Lange Salvia, Mark Mifsud, Felicia Motunrayo Olooto, Ilija Djekic, Rosley Anholon, Izabela Rampasso, Felix Kwabena Donkor, Maria Alzira Pimenta Dinis, Maris Klavins, Göran Finnveden, Martin Munashe Chari, Petra Molthan-Hill…
    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2021 33:109
  44. While numerous studies have assessed the effects of environmental (meteorological variables and air pollutants) and socioeconomic variables on the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, many of them, however, have s...

    Authors: Maria A. Barceló and Marc Saez
    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2021 33:108

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