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  1. While many studies analyze the effect of extreme thermal events on health, little has been written about the effects of extreme cold on mortality. This scarcity of papers is particularly relevant when we searc...

    Authors: José Antonio López-Bueno, Miguel Ángel Navas-Martín, Julio Díaz, Isidro Juan Mirón, María Yolanda Luna, Gerardo Sánchez-Martínez, Dante Culqui and Cristina Linares

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2021 33:72

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  2. Fresh water bodies represent less than 1% of overall amount of water on earth and ensuring their quality and sustainability is pivotal. Although several campaigns have been performed to monitor the occurrence ...

    Authors: Alberto Celma, Geeta Mandava, Agneta Oskarsson, Juan Vicente Sancho, Lubertus Bijlsma and Johan Lundqvist

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2021 33:70

    Content type: Research

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  3. There is increasing global concern regarding the health impacts of perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), which are emerging environmental endocrine disruptors. Results from previous epidemiolog...

    Authors: Xin Xie, Xueqiong Weng, Shan Liu, Jingmin Chen, Xinrong Guo, Xinyu Gao, Qiaoyuan Fei, Guang Hao, Chunxia Jing and Liping Feng

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2021 33:69

    Content type: Research

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  4. Human pharmaceuticals are extensively studied and assessed before marketing approval. Since 2006, this also includes an assessment of environmental risks. In the European Union, this is based on the guideline ...

    Authors: Simon Schwarz, Daniela Gildemeister, Arne Hein, Patrick Schröder and Jean Bachmann

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2021 33:68

    Content type: Review

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  5. In 2009, Spanish farmers reported a novel weed, now identified as a relative of maize’s ancestor, teosinte, in their maize fields. Introgression of the insect resistance transgene cry1Ab from genetically modified...

    Authors: André Felipe Lohn, Miluse Trtikova, Ignacio Chapela, Rosa Binimelis and Angelika Hilbeck

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2021 33:67

    Content type: Research

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  6. Despite 15–36% of the U.S. population reporting Chemical Intolerances (CI) or sensitivity, the condition has been overlooked in medicine and public health. CI is characterized by multisystem symptoms and new-o...

    Authors: Shahir Masri, Claudia S. Miller, Raymond F. Palmer and Nicholas Ashford

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2021 33:65

    Content type: Discussion

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  7. Tetracycline pollution is a growing global threat to aquatic and terrestrial biodiversity due to its unprecedented use in aquaculture, livestock, and human disease prevention. The influx of tetracycline may an...

    Authors: Fiaz Ahmad, Daochen Zhu and Jianzhong Sun

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2021 33:64

    Content type: Review

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Environmental Sciences Europe 2021 33:71

  8. The concentration of heavy metals and their spatial distribution in surface sediments collected from the Thondi coast, Palk Bay, South India were analysed in this study. The sediment grain size, pH, EC, and ma...

    Authors: Karthikeyan Perumal, Joseph Antony and Subagunasekar Muthuramalingam

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2021 33:63

    Content type: Research

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

    Authors: Johan Lundqvist, Kenneth M. Persson and Agneta Oskarsson

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2021 33:62

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Environmental Sciences Europe 2021 33:34

  10. The Blue Economy is a recent field of study that encompasses economic activities that depend on the sea, often associated with other economic sectors, including tourism, maritime transport, energy and fishing....

    Authors: Rosa María Martínez-Vázquez, Juan Milán-García and Jaime de Pablo Valenciano

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2021 33:61

    Content type: Research

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  11. The phosphorus (P) stocks of arable subsoils not only influence crop production but also fertilizer P sequestration. However, the extent of this influence is largely unknown. This study aimed to (i) determine ...

    Authors: Nina Siebers, Liming Wang, Theresa Funk, Sabine von Tucher, Ines Merbach, Kathlin Schweitzer and Jens Kruse

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2021 33:60

    Content type: Research

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  12. Groundwater—especially for the use as drinking water—is a strictly protected resource in the existing guidelines for pesticide registration and drinking water protection in the EU. One aspect that has hardly p...

    Authors: Marco Herrmann and Robin Sur

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2021 33:59

    Content type: Research

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  13. Pesticides are washed from agricultural fields into adjacent streams, where even short-term exposure causes long-term ecological damage. Detecting pesticide pollution in streams thus requires the expensive mon...

    Authors: Akbar A. Ganatra, Faith Jebiwot Kandie, Ulrike Fillinger, Francis McOdimba, Baldwyn Torto, Werner Brack, Matthias Liess, Henner Hollert and Jeremias M. Becker

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2021 33:58

    Content type: Research

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  14. The European Water Framework Directive (WFD) has been implemented to achieve a good ecological status in European water bodies requiring macrophyte community assessment as one of the biological quality element...

    Authors: Oliver Machate, Julian Dellen, Tobias Schulze, Valerie Carolin Wentzky, Martin Krauss and Werner Brack

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2021 33:57

    Content type: Research

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  15. Cyanobacterial blooms are of increasing concern for drinking water supply. In Sweden, a survey among drinking water producers showed that the sense of urgency was little. At 60% of the Swedish drinking water t...

    Authors: J. Li, K. M. Persson, H. Pekar and D. Jansson

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2021 33:54

    Content type: Research

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  16. Understanding the responses of riverine dissolved carbon dynamics and chemical weathering processes to short-term climatic variabilities is important to understand the Surface-Earth processes under ongoing cli...

    Authors: Jing Liu, Jun Zhong, Shuai Chen, Sen Xu and Si-Liang Li

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2021 33:53

    Content type: Research

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  17. This study seeks to answer two questions about the impacts of the 2020 Environmental Protection Agency’s enforcement regulation rollbacks: is this suspension bolstering the economic viability of industries as ...

    Authors: Emily Chang, Kenneth Zhang, Margaret Paczkowski, Sara Kohler and Marco Ribeiro

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2021 33:52

    Content type: Research

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  18. Glyphosate-based herbicides (GBHs) are among the most often used pesticides. The hundreds of GBHs used worldwide consist of the active ingredient (AI) glyphosate in form of different salts, possibly other AIs,...

    Authors: Johann G. Zaller, Maureen Weber, Michael Maderthaner, Edith Gruber, Eszter Takács, Mária Mörtl, Szandra Klátyik, János Győri, Jörg Römbke, Friedrich Leisch, Bernhard Spangl and András Székács

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2021 33:51

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  19. Although debates about the assessment of potential effects of pesticides on amphibians are ongoing, amphibians are not yet considered in the current EU environmental risk assessment of pesticides. Instead, the...

    Authors: Elena Adams, Christoph Leeb, Alexis P. Roodt and Carsten A. Brühl

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2021 33:49

    Content type: Research

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  20. The development of highly innovative techniques and technologies to enhance performance and technical sustainability of materials used in the field of cultural heritage conservation is providing conservators w...

    Authors: Andrea Brunelli, Loris Calgaro, Elena Semenzin, Virginia Cazzagon, Elisa Giubilato, Antonio Marcomini and Elena Badetti

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2021 33:48

    Content type: Review

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  21. The implementation of emission mitigation policies in Europe over the last two decades has generally improved the air quality, which resulted in lower aerosol particle mass, particle number, and black carbon m...

    Authors: Jia Sun, Markus Hermann, Ye Yuan, Wolfram Birmili, Martine Collaud Coen, Kay Weinhold, Leizel Madueño, Laurent Poulain, Thomas Tuch, Ludwig Ries, Ralf Sohmer, Cedric Couret, Gabriele Frank, Benjamin Tobias Brem, Martin Gysel-Beer, Nan Ma…

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2021 33:47

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  22. Atmospheric deposition of nitrogen and climate change can have impacts on ecological structures and functions, and thus on the integrity of ecosystems and their services. Operationalization of ecosystem integr...

    Authors: Martin Jenssen, Stefan Nickel and Winfried Schröder

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2021 33:46

    Content type: Research

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  23. Bracken fern (Pteridium aquilinum) produces several toxic glycosides, of which ptaquiloside (PTA) is the most well documented. PTA is released from bracken to soil and leaches to surface water and to groundwater....

    Authors: Daniel B. García-Jorgensen, Efstathios Diamantopoulos, Vaidotas Kisielius, Mette Rosenfjeld, Lars H. Rasmussen, Bjarne W. Strobel and Hans Chr. B. Hansen

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2021 33:45

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  24. Ptaquiloside (PTA), caudatoside (CAU) and ptesculentoside (PTE) are carcinogenic illudane glycosides found in bracken ferns (Pteridium spp.) world-wide. The environmentally mobile PTA entails both acute and chron...

    Authors: Natasa Skrbic, Vaidotas Kisielius, Ann-Katrin Pedersen, Sarah C. B. Christensen, Mathilde J. Hedegaard, Hans Christian Bruun Hansen and Lars Holm Rasmussen

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2021 33:44

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  25. Applying non-target analysis (NTA) in regulatory environmental monitoring remains challenging—instead of having exploratory questions, regulators usually already have specific questions related to environmenta...

    Authors: Adelene Lai, Randolph R. Singh, Lubomira Kovalova, Oliver Jaeggi, Todor Kondić and Emma L. Schymanski

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2021 33:43

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  26. Heavy metal pollution of aquatic systems is a global issue that has received considerable attention. Canonical correlation analysis (CCA), principal component analysis (PCA), and potential ecological risk inde...

    Authors: Dongping Liu, Jian Wang, Huibin Yu, Hongjie Gao and Weining Xu

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2021 33:42

    Content type: Research

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  27. Lead particles from hunting rifle ammunition become embedded in the tissue of shot animals and pose a health risk to predators and scavengers that eat discarded offal or parts of non-retrieved carcasses of sho...

    Authors: Niels Kanstrup, Thorsten Johannes Skovbjerg Balsby, Kavi Askholm Mellerup and Hans Peter Hansen

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2021 33:41

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  28. Though anatoxin-a (antx-a) is a globally important cyanobacterial neurotoxin in inland waters, information on sublethal toxicological responses of aquatic organisms is limited. We examined influences of (±) an...

    Authors: Lea M. Lovin, Sujin Kim, Raegyn B. Taylor, Kendall R. Scarlett, Laura M. Langan, C. Kevin Chambliss, Saurabh Chatterjee, J. Thad Scott and Bryan W. Brooks

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2021 33:40

    Content type: Research

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  29. Despite specific restrictions on their production and use, per- and polyfluoralkyl substances (PFAS) are still omnipresent in the environment, including aquatic ecosystems. Most biomonitoring studies have inve...

    Authors: Lies Teunen, Lieven Bervoets, Claude Belpaire, Maarten De Jonge and Thimo Groffen

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2021 33:39

    Content type: Research

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  30. Excessive cadmium can damage cell structure, inhibit enzyme activity, and affect metabolic process, thus, leading to decline of rice yield and quality. Root is an important organ of crops, the detection of cad...

    Authors: Wei Wang, Wenwen Kong, Tingting Shen, Zun Man, Wenjing Zhu, Yong He and Fei Liu

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2021 33:37

    Content type: Research

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  31. Phytotoxins of various classes and origin are often found in their cationic form in the soil environment and thus, their overall soil behavior may be strongly affected by all geosorbents presenting cation exch...

    Authors: Carina D. Schönsee, Felix E. Wettstein and Thomas D. Bucheli

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2021 33:36

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Environmental Sciences Europe 2021 33:55

  32. Manufactured nanomaterials (MNMs) are released into the environment in increasing quantities. Consequently, MNMs also reach the aquatic environment, where they can interact with different organisms. Previous s...

    Authors: Sebastian Kuehr, Noemi Diehle, Ralf Kaegi and Christian Schlechtriem

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2021 33:35

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  33. Contamination of drinking water by hazardous chemicals can be associated with human health risks. Recent studies using effect-based in vitro methods have demonstrated that a large part of the observed toxic ef...

    Authors: Johan Lundqvist, Kenneth M. Persson and Agneta Oskarsson

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2021 33:34

    Content type: Research

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Environmental Sciences Europe 2021 33:62

  34. Low maximum and action levels set by the European Union for polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins and dibenzofurans (PCDD/Fs) and dioxin-like polychlorinated biphenyls (DL-PCBs) in pig meat (pork) have led to a de...

    Authors: Johannes Haedrich, Claudia Stumpf and Michael S. Denison

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2021 33:33

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  35. The number of chemical parameters included in monitoring programs of water utilities increased in the last decade. In accordance with the European Drinking Water Directive, utilities aim at a tailored risk-bas...

    Authors: Rosa M. A. Sjerps, Andrea M. Brunner, Yuki Fujita, Bernard Bajema, Martin de Jonge, Patrick S. Bäuerlein, Joost de Munk, Merijn Schriks and Annemarie van Wezel

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2021 33:32

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  36. Excess loads of nutrients finding their way into waterbodies can cause rapid and excessive growth of phytoplankton species and lead to the formation of cyanobacterial harmful algal blooms (cyano-HABs). Toxic c...

    Authors: Eleni Keliri, Christia Paraskeva, Angelos Sofokleous, Assaf Sukenik, Dariusz Dziga, Ekaterina Chernova, Luc Brient and Maria G. Antoniou

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2021 33:31

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  37. Universities, as innovation drivers in science and technology worldwide, should be leading the Great Transformation towards a carbon–neutral society and many have indeed picked up the challenge. However, only ...

    Authors: Eckard Helmers, Chia Chien Chang and Justin Dauwels

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2021 33:30

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  38. Bloom-forming cyanobacteria occur globally in aquatic environments. They produce diverse bioactive metabolites, some of which are known to be toxic. The most studied cyanobacterial toxins are microcystins, ana...

    Authors: Daria Filatova, Martin R. Jones, John A. Haley, Oscar Núñez, Marinella Farré and Elisabeth M.-L. Janssen

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2021 33:29

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  39. The paper presents an overview of air quality in the 27 member countries of the European Union (EU) and the United Kingdom (previous EU-28), from 2000 to 2017. We reviewed the progress made towards meeting the...

    Authors: Pierre Sicard, Evgenios Agathokleous, Alessandra De Marco, Elena Paoletti and Vicent Calatayud

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2021 33:28

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  40. The production of granulates as infill for artificial turf is able to process 21% of the end-of-life tyres in Europe, approximately 600 million kg per year. In doing so it avoids an annual CO2 emission comparable...

    Authors: Anja J. Verschoor, Alex van Gelderen and Ulbert Hofstra

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2021 33:27

    Content type: Review

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  41. Cyanobacteria and their toxins occur in high concentrations during the so-called bloom events in surface waters. To be able to assess the risks associated with cyanobacterial blooms, we need to understand the ...

    Authors: Regiane Natumi, Sandro Marcotullio and Elisabeth M.-L. Janssen

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2021 33:26

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  42. A large number of chemicals are constantly introduced to surface water from anthropogenic and natural sources. So far, unlike anthropogenic pollutants, naturally occurring compounds are not included in environ...

    Authors: Mulatu Yohannes Nanusha, Martin Krauss, Bettina Gro Sørensen, Tobias Schulze, Bjarne W. Strobel and Werner Brack

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2021 33:25

    Content type: Research

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  43. Ptaquiloside (PTA) is a natural carcinogen found in bracken ferns. PTA is released from the plants via soil to surface and groundwaters from where humans can be exposed via drinking water. Primary degradation ...

    Authors: Jane S. Wu, Frederik Clauson-Kaas, Dan Nybro Lindqvist, Lars Holm Rasmussen, Bjarne W. Strobel and Hans Christian Bruun Hansen

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2021 33:24

    Content type: Research

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  44. The Nitrates Directive (ND) is an EU anti-pollution legislative that, for almost 30 years, has controlled and protected hydro-resources against excessive levels of nitrates originating from agroecosystems, str...

    Authors: G. Ondrasek, H. Bakić Begić, D. Romić, Ž. Brkić, S. Husnjak and M. Bubalo Kovačić

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2021 33:23

    Content type: Research

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