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  1. 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

    Content type: Research

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  2. 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

    Content type: Review

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  3. 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

    Content type: Research

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  4. 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

    Content type: Research

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  5. 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

    Content type: Research

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  6. 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

    Content type: Research

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  7. 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

    Content type: Research

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  8. 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

    Content type: Research

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  9. 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

    Content type: Commentary

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  10. 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

    Content type: Research

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  11. 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

    Content type: Research

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  12. 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

    Content type: Research

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  13. 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

    Content type: Research

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  14. 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

    Content type: Commentary

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  15. 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

    Content type: Research

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  16. 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

    Content type: Review

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  17. 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

    Content type: Research

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  18. 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

    Content type: Discussion

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  19. 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

    Content type: Discussion

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  20. 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

    Content type: Research

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  21. 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

    Content type: Research

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  22. 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

    Content type: Research

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  23. 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

    Content type: Research

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  24. 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

    Content type: Research

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  25. 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

    Content type: Research

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  26. 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

    Content type: Review

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  27. 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

    Content type: Research

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  28. 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

    Content type: Research

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  29. 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

    Content type: Research

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  30. 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

    Content type: Research

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  31. 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

    Content type: Editorial

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  32. 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

    Content type: Research

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  33. 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

    Content type: Research

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  34. 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

    Content type: Review

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  35. There are studies that analyze the role of meteorological variables on the incidence and severity of COVID-19, and others that explore the role played by air pollutants, but currently there are very few studie...

    Authors: Cristina Linares, Fernando Belda, José Antonio López-Bueno, M. Yolanda Luna, Gerardo Sánchez-Martínez, Beatriz Hervella, Dante Culqui and Julio Díaz

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2021 33:107

    Content type: Research

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  36. The application of chemical dispersants is a common remediation strategy when accidental oil spills occur in aquatic environments. Breaking down the oil slick into small droplets, dispersants facilitate the in...

    Authors: Ada Esteban-Sánchez, Sarah Johann, Dennis Bilbao, Ailette Prieto, Henner Hollert, Thomas-B. Seiler and Amaia Orbea

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2021 33:106

    Content type: Research

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  37. Bio-based and biodegradable plastics are considered as plastics of the future owing to their ability to decompose under various environmental conditions. However, their effects on the soil microbiome are poorl...

    Authors: Benjawan Tanunchai, Kantida Juncheed, Sara Fareed Mohamed Wahdan, Vusal Guliyev, Maria Udovenko, Ann-Sophie Lehnert, Eliane Gomes Alves, Bruno Glaser, Matthias Noll, François Buscot, Evgenia Blagodatskaya and Witoon Purahong

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2021 33:105

    Content type: Research

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  38. Contamination of the indoor environment by antineoplastic drugs (ADs) is known to pose health risks to the exposed staff in hospitals or pharmacies. ADs may also contaminate households of the patients receivin...

    Authors: Lucie Bláhová, Jan Kuta, Lenka Doležalová, Šárka Kozáková, Tereza Hojdarová and Luděk Bláha

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2021 33:104

    Content type: Research

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  39. Organic pollutants at contaminated sites are often eliminated naturally by biological degradation. The redox processes responsible can be enhanced by infiltrating electron acceptors such as nitrate or sulfate ...

    Authors: Thomas Fichtner, Axel René Fischer and Christina Dornack

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2021 33:103

    Content type: Research

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  40. Marine environments are contaminated with enormous amounts of warfare agents due to military activity and exercise, and the disposal of unused ordnance. Due to corrosion of munition shells, substances are leak...

    Authors: Jörn Peter Scharsack, Daniel Koske, Katharina Straumer and Ulrike Kammann

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2021 33:102

    Content type: Review

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  41. An area of current study concerns analysis of the possible adaptation of the population to heat, based on the temporal evolution of the minimum mortality temperature (MMT). It is important to know how is the e...

    Authors: J. A. López-Bueno, J. Díaz, F. Follos, J. M. Vellón, M. A. Navas, D. Culqui, M. Y. Luna, G. Sánchez-Martínez and C. Linares

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2021 33:101

    Content type: Research

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  42. Consultation with partner expert groups (PEGs) is an important step in updating guidance under European chemical legislation concerning nanomaterials. Here, we briefly review the differences between PEGs and t...

    Authors: Lauge Peter Westergaard Clausen, Maria Bille Nielsen and Steffen Foss Hansen

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2021 33:100

    Content type: Research

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  43. Dealing with the ever-increasing water pollution has become an urgent global problem, especially the organic containing polluted water. Physical adsorption has become one of the most popular ways for removal o...

    Authors: Jiaxin Li, Rudolf Holze, Simbarashe Moyo, Song Wang, Sanxi Li, Tao Tang and Xuecheng Chen

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2021 33:98

    Content type: Research

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