environmental pollution

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  1. doi Environmental pollution by antibiotics and by antibiotic resistance determinants
    Jose Luis Martinez
    Departamento de Biotecnologia Microbiana, Centro Nacional de Biotecnologia, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas, Madrid, and CIBERESP, Spain
    Environ Pollut 157:2893-902. 2009
  2. doi The toxicology of climate change: environmental contaminants in a warming world
    Pamela D Noyes
    Integrated Toxicology and Environmental Health Program, Duke University, Durham, NC, USA
    Environ Int 35:971-86. 2009
  3. doi Limiting the impact of light pollution on human health, environment and stellar visibility
    Fabio Falchi
    Istituto di Scienza e Tecnologia dell Inquinamento Luminoso, Via Roma 13, I 36106 Thiene, Italy
    J Environ Manage 92:2714-22. 2011
  4. pmc The influence of global climate change on the scientific foundations and applications of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry: introduction to a SETAC international workshop
    Ralph G Stahl
    DuPont, Wilmington, DE, USA
    Environ Toxicol Chem 32:13-9. 2013
  5. pmc Influence of global climate change on chemical fate and bioaccumulation: the role of multimedia models
    Todd Gouin
    Unilever, Safety and Environmental Assurance Centre, Colworth Science Park, Sharnbrook, United Kingdom
    Environ Toxicol Chem 32:20-31. 2013
  6. ncbi Environmental parasitology: relevancy of parasites in monitoring environmental pollution
    Bernd Sures
    Zoology I, Department of Ecology and Parasitology, University of Karlsruhe, Kornblumenstrasse 13, D 76128 Karlsruhe, Germany
    Trends Parasitol 20:170-7. 2004
  7. pmc Combined and interactive effects of global climate change and toxicants on populations and communities
    S Jannicke Moe
    Norwegian Institute for Water Research, Oslo, Norway
    Environ Toxicol Chem 32:49-61. 2013
  8. doi Potential application of population models in the European ecological risk assessment of chemicals. II. Review of models and their potential to address environmental protection aims
    Nika Galic
    Alterra, Wageningen University and Research Centre, P O Box 47, 6700 AA Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Integr Environ Assess Manag 6:338-60. 2010
  9. ncbi Media warnings about environmental pollution facilitate the acquisition of symptoms in response to chemical substances
    Winnie Winters
    Department of Psychology, University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Psychosom Med 65:332-8. 2003
  10. pmc Implications of global climate change for natural resource damage assessment, restoration, and rehabilitation
    Jason R Rohr
    Department of Integrative Biology, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, USA
    Environ Toxicol Chem 32:93-101. 2013

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  1. doi Environmental pollution by antibiotics and by antibiotic resistance determinants
    Jose Luis Martinez
    Departamento de Biotecnologia Microbiana, Centro Nacional de Biotecnologia, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas, Madrid, and CIBERESP, Spain
    Environ Pollut 157:2893-902. 2009
    ..Along the article, we review the impact that pollution by antibiotics or by antibiotic resistance genes may have for both human health and for the evolution of environmental microbial populations...
  2. doi The toxicology of climate change: environmental contaminants in a warming world
    Pamela D Noyes
    Integrated Toxicology and Environmental Health Program, Duke University, Durham, NC, USA
    Environ Int 35:971-86. 2009
    ..Moreover, it will be important to predict tipping points that might trigger or accelerate synergistic interactions between climate change and contaminant exposures...
  3. doi Limiting the impact of light pollution on human health, environment and stellar visibility
    Fabio Falchi
    Istituto di Scienza e Tecnologia dell Inquinamento Luminoso, Via Roma 13, I 36106 Thiene, Italy
    J Environ Manage 92:2714-22. 2011
    ..We present quantitative criteria to evaluate the lamps based on their spectral emissions and we suggest regulatory limits for future lighting...
  4. pmc The influence of global climate change on the scientific foundations and applications of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry: introduction to a SETAC international workshop
    Ralph G Stahl
    DuPont, Wilmington, DE, USA
    Environ Toxicol Chem 32:13-9. 2013
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  5. pmc Influence of global climate change on chemical fate and bioaccumulation: the role of multimedia models
    Todd Gouin
    Unilever, Safety and Environmental Assurance Centre, Colworth Science Park, Sharnbrook, United Kingdom
    Environ Toxicol Chem 32:20-31. 2013
    ....
  6. ncbi Environmental parasitology: relevancy of parasites in monitoring environmental pollution
    Bernd Sures
    Zoology I, Department of Ecology and Parasitology, University of Karlsruhe, Kornblumenstrasse 13, D 76128 Karlsruhe, Germany
    Trends Parasitol 20:170-7. 2004
  7. pmc Combined and interactive effects of global climate change and toxicants on populations and communities
    S Jannicke Moe
    Norwegian Institute for Water Research, Oslo, Norway
    Environ Toxicol Chem 32:49-61. 2013
    ....
  8. doi Potential application of population models in the European ecological risk assessment of chemicals. II. Review of models and their potential to address environmental protection aims
    Nika Galic
    Alterra, Wageningen University and Research Centre, P O Box 47, 6700 AA Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Integr Environ Assess Manag 6:338-60. 2010
    ..Because most of the models reviewed here were not developed for regulatory risk assessment, there is great potential and a variety of ecological models in the published literature...
  9. ncbi Media warnings about environmental pollution facilitate the acquisition of symptoms in response to chemical substances
    Winnie Winters
    Department of Psychology, University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Psychosom Med 65:332-8. 2003
    ..In this study, we investigated whether warnings about environmental pollution would facilitate acquiring symptoms, regardless of the pleasantness of the smell.
  10. pmc Implications of global climate change for natural resource damage assessment, restoration, and rehabilitation
    Jason R Rohr
    Department of Integrative Biology, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, USA
    Environ Toxicol Chem 32:93-101. 2013
    ..We believe that adoption of these recommendations will lead to a more efficacious NRDAR process, despite the challenges posed by climate change...
  11. ncbi Long-term ecosystem response to the Exxon Valdez oil spill
    Charles H Peterson
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Institute of Marine Sciences, Morehead City, NC 28557, USA
    Science 302:2082-6. 2003
    ..Delayed population reductions and cascades of indirect effects postponed recovery. Development of ecosystem-based toxicology is required to understand and ultimately predict chronic, delayed, and indirect long-term risks and impacts...
  12. doi Tracking hydrocarbon plume transport and biodegradation at Deepwater Horizon
    Richard Camilli
    Applied Ocean Physics and Engineering Department, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, MA 02543, USA
    Science 330:201-4. 2010
    ..Dissolved oxygen concentrations suggest that microbial respiration rates within the plume were not appreciably more than 1 micromolar oxygen per day...
  13. doi Contaminants reduce the richness and evenness of marine communities: a review and meta-analysis
    Emma L Johnston
    Evolution and Ecology Research Centre, School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales 2052, Australia
    Environ Pollut 157:1745-52. 2009
    ..Survey studies identified larger effects than laboratory or field experiments. Anthropogenic contamination is strongly associated with reductions in the species richness and evenness of marine habitats...
  14. ncbi Micro-evolution due to pollution: possible consequences for ecosystem responses to toxic stress
    Matías H Medina
    CIEN Austral Centro de Investigación en Nutrición, Tecnología de Alimentos y Sustentabilidad, Universidad Austral de Chile, Campus Puerto Montt, Región de Los Lagos, Chile
    Chemosphere 67:2105-14. 2007
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  15. ncbi Socioeconomic consequences of mercury use and pollution
    Edward B Swain
    Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, St Paul 55155, USA
    Ambio 36:45-61. 2007
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  16. pmc Cloud coverage acts as an amplifier for ecological light pollution in urban ecosystems
    Christopher C M Kyba
    Institute for Space Sciences, Freie Universitat Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    PLoS ONE 6:e17307. 2011
    ..1. These results have important implications for choronobiological and chronoecological studies in urban areas, where this amplification effect has previously not been considered...
  17. ncbi Ecological effects, transport, and fate of mercury: a general review
    D W Boening
    Lockheed Martin Environmental Services Assistance Team, Port Orchard, WA 98366, USA
    Chemosphere 40:1335-51. 2000
    ..With few exceptions, terrestrial plants (woody plants in particular) are generally insensitive to the harmful effects of mercury compounds...
  18. ncbi Variation of heavy metals within and among feathers of birds of prey: effects of molt and external contamination
    T Dauwe
    Department of Biology, University of Antwerp UIA, Universiteitsplein 1, 2610 Wilrijk, Belgium
    Environ Pollut 124:429-36. 2003
    ..This should be taken into account in future monitoring studies...
  19. doi Global climate change and contaminants--an overview of opportunities and priorities for modelling the potential implications for long-term human exposure to organic compounds in the Arctic
    James M Armitage
    Department of Occupational Medicine, Aarhus University Hospital, Noerrebrogade 44, Aarhus C, Denmark 8000
    J Environ Monit 13:1532-46. 2011
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  20. pmc Global source-receptor relationships for mercury deposition under present-day and 2050 emissions scenarios
    Elizabeth S Corbitt
    Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, United States
    Environ Sci Technol 45:10477-84. 2011
    ..Better understanding is needed of the time scales for transfer of mercury from active pools to stable geochemical reservoirs...
  21. ncbi China's growing CO2 emissions--a race between increasing consumption and efficiency gains
    Glen P Peters
    Industrial Ecology Programme, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, NO 7491 Trondheim, Norway
    Environ Sci Technol 41:5939-44. 2007
    ..As China continues to rapidly develop there is an opportunity to further implement and extend policies, such as the Circular Economy, that will help China avoid the high emissions path taken by today's developed countries...
  22. ncbi Environmental science: nutrients in synergy
    Eric A Davidson
    Nature 449:1000-1. 2007
  23. ncbi Phytodegradation of organic compounds
    Lee A Newman
    University of South Carolina Arnold School of Public Health, 800 Sumter Street, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Curr Opin Biotechnol 15:225-30. 2004
    ..Although still a relatively new area of research, there are many laboratories studying the underlying science necessary for a wide range of applications for plant-based remediation of organic contaminants...
  24. ncbi Phytoextraction of toxic metals: a review of biological mechanisms
    Mitch M Lasat
    U S Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development, National Center for Environmental Research, Washington, DC 20460, USA
    J Environ Qual 31:109-20. 2002
    ..The review concludes with an assessment of the current status of technology deployment and suggestions for future phytoremediation research...
  25. ncbi Lysosomal and autophagic reactions as predictive indicators of environmental impact in aquatic animals
    Michael N Moore
    Plymouth Marine Laboratory, Prospect Place, The Hoe, Plymouth, UK
    Autophagy 2:217-20. 2006
    ..Finally, coupled measurement of lysosomal-autophagic reactions and modelling is proposed as a practical toolbox for predicting toxic environmental risk...
  26. ncbi Assessment of biological effects of environmental pollution along the NW Mediterranean Sea using mussels as sentinel organisms
    Izaskun Zorita
    Biologia Zelularra eta Histologia Laborategia, Zoologia eta Biologia Zelularra Saila, Zientzia eta Teknologia Fakultatea, Euskal Herriko Unibertsitatea Universidad del País Vasco, Bilbao, Basque Country, Spain
    Environ Pollut 148:236-50. 2007
    ..In conclusion, the application of a battery of effect and exposure biomarkers provided relevant data for the assessment of biological effects of environmental pollution along the NW Mediterranean Sea.
  27. ncbi Solid waste treatment and disposal: effects on public health and environmental safety
    Geoffrey Hamer
    Biofocus Foundation and Chemical Engineering Department, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland
    Biotechnol Adv 22:71-9. 2003
    ..The probable and relative effects on both public health and environmental safety of tradition and modern landfill technologies will be evaluated with respect to proposed alternative treatment technologies...
  28. doi Development of a qPCR assay for the quantification of porcine adenoviruses as an MST tool for swine fecal contamination in the environment
    A Hundesa
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Biology, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    J Virol Methods 158:130-5. 2009
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  29. doi Are reductions in industrial organic contaminants emissions in rich countries achieved partly by export of toxic wastes?
    Knut Breivik
    Norwegian Institute for Air Research, P O Box 100, NO 2027 Kjeller, Norway
    Environ Sci Technol 45:9154-60. 2011
    ..Yet, little remains known about the amounts of industrial organic contaminants exported outside former use regions as different types of wastes because of the often illicit nature of these operations...
  30. doi Erythrocyte glutathione transferase: a novel biomarker to check environmental pollution hazardous for humans
    Raffaele Fabrini
    Department of Chemical Sciences and Technologies, University of Rome Tor Vergata, 00133 Rome, Italy
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun 426:71-5. 2012
    ..Aim of the present study is to verify if e-GST may represent a biomarker able to signalize an environmental pollution hazardous for humans...
  31. pmc Gravity models to classify commuting vs. resident workers. An application to the analysis of residential risk in a contaminated area
    Guido Signorino
    Department of Economics, Statistics, Mathematics and Sociology, University of Messina, Via Tommaso Cannizzaro 278, Messina, Italy
    Int J Health Geogr 10:11. 2011
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  32. doi Mercury accumulation in the surface layers of mountain soils: a case study from the Karkonosze Mountains, Poland
    Katarzyna Szopka
    Wrocław University of Environmental and Life Sciences, Institute of Soil Science and Environmental Protection, Grunwaldzka 53, Wrocław, Poland
    Chemosphere 83:1507-12. 2011
    ..50 mg kg(-1)) was exceeded in a few sites. The pools of Hg accumulated in soils were in the range: 0.8-84.8 mg m(-2), with a mean value of 16.5 mg m(-2), and they correlated strongly with the pools of stored organic matter...
  33. ncbi BETR-World: a geographically explicit model of chemical fate: application to transport of alpha-HCH to the Arctic
    L Toose
    Canadian Environmental Modelling Centre, Trent University, Peterborough, Ontario, Canada K9J 7B8
    Environ Pollut 128:223-40. 2004
    ..Sensitivity analyses reveal that the performance and reliability of the model is strongly influenced by parameters controlling degradation rates...
  34. ncbi Effects of heavy metals on immunocompetence of white-footed mice (Peromyscus leucopus)
    Jennifer A Biser
    Department of Biological Sciences, Campus Box 4120, Illinois State University, Normal, Illinois 61790 4120, USA
    J Wildl Dis 40:173-84. 2004
    ..e., tissue analyses) to establish a database suitable to clarify the dose-response relationship between contaminants and target systems...
  35. ncbi The use of the barbell cluster ANOVA design for the assessment of environmental pollution: a case study, Wigierski National Park, NE Poland
    Zdzisław M Migaszewski
    Pedagogical University, Institute of Chemistry, Geochemistry and the Environment Div, ul Checinska 5, 25 020 Kielce, Poland
    Environ Pollut 133:213-23. 2005
    ..This fact enabled us to study concentrations that are close to regional background levels...
  36. doi Microbial source tracking to identify human and ruminant sources of faecal pollution in an ephemeral Florida river
    E Chase
    Department of Integrative Biology, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL 33620, USA
    J Appl Microbiol 113:1396-406. 2012
    ..Levels and sources of faecal indicator bacteria (FIB) in an ephemeral Florida river were assessed under different rainfall/flow patterns to explore the effects of rainfall on water quality...
  37. ncbi [Three cases of pleural mesothelioma and environmental pollution with tremolite outcrops in Lucania]
    P Bernardini
    Istituto di Medicina del Lavoro, Universita Cattolica del S Cuore, Roma
    G Ital Med Lav Ergon 25:408-11. 2003
    ..Similar problems had been identified in Turkey, Greece, Corsica, New Caledonia and recently in eastern Sicily...
  38. ncbi Monitoring urban heavy metal pollution using the House Sparrow (Passer domesticus)
    K M Swaileh
    Dept of Biology and Biochemistry, Birzeit University, P O Box 14, Birzeit, West Bank, Palestinian Authority
    J Environ Monit 8:209-13. 2006
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  39. ncbi Environmental management of pesticidal POPs in China: past, present and future
    Dongbin Wei
    Research Center for Eco Environmental Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100085, PR China
    Environ Int 33:894-902. 2007
    ..Furthermore, the public should be encouraged to participate in managing hazardous pesticidal POPs in China, and international cooperation and communication should be established and strengthened imperatively as well...
  40. doi Environmental policy, legislation and management of persistent organic pollutants (POPs) in China
    Melody Hoi Yin Lau
    The Swire Institute of Marine Science and School of Biological Sciences, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Environ Pollut 165:182-92. 2012
    ..China REACH) and the development of a set of National Environmental Standards. In addition to environmental education, these new measures will further enhance the control of chemical pollutants and facilitate effective law enforcement...
  41. ncbi Metal content in femoral head spongious bone of people living in regions of different degrees of environmental pollution in Southern and Middle Poland
    Andrzej Jurkiewicz
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Silesian University of Medicine, plac Medykow 1, 41 200 Sosnowiec, Poland
    Ecotoxicol Environ Saf 59:95-101. 2004
    ..1 microg/g), arsenic (av 0.3 microg/g), and silver (av 0.03 microg/g) was found in every group. Specimens from different regions differed in lead and cadmium content, illustrating the differences in environmental pollution exposure.
  42. ncbi Indices for the assessment of environmental pollution of the Baltic Sea coasts: integrated assessment of a multi-biomarker approach
    Katja Broeg
    Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research, Am Handelshafen 12, D 27570 Bremerhaven, Germany
    Mar Pollut Bull 53:508-22. 2006
    ..Sea were applied on selected biomarker data collected during the EU project "BEEP" (Biological Effects of Environmental Pollution on Marine Coastal Ecosystems)...
  43. ncbi Environmental mercury contamination in China: sources and impacts
    L Zhang
    Croucher Institute for Environmental Science and Department of Biology, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong, PR China
    Environ Int 33:108-21. 2007
    ..Adverse health effects of residents living in places with a higher background level of Hg, due to long-term exposure to chronic levels of Hg through oral intake should not be overlooked...
  44. doi Sewage exfiltration as a source of storm drain contamination during dry weather in urban watersheds
    Bram Sercu
    Donald Bren School of Environmental Science and Management and Earth Research Institute, University of California, Santa Barbara, California 93106, United States
    Environ Sci Technol 45:7151-7. 2011
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  45. doi Mosses as biomonitors of atmospheric heavy metal deposition: spatial patterns and temporal trends in Europe
    H Harmens
    Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Environment Centre Wales, Deiniol Road, Bangor, Gwynedd LL57 2UW, UK
    Environ Pollut 158:3144-56. 2010
    ..However, temporal trends were country-specific with sometimes increases being found...
  46. ncbi Comparing estimates of persistence and long-range transport potential among multimedia models
    Kathrin Fenner
    Swiss Federal Institute for Environmental Science and Technology EAWAG, CH 8600 Dubendorf, Switzerland
    Environ Sci Technol 39:1932-42. 2005
    ..Domains of chemical properties in which model differences lead to different results are identified, and guidance on model selection is provided for model users...
  47. pmc Biomarkers of oxidative stress and heavy metal levels as indicators of environmental pollution in African cat fish (Clarias gariepinus) from Nigeria Ogun River
    E O Farombi
    Drug Metabolism and Toxicology Research Laboratories, Department of Biochemistry, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, Nigeria
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 4:158-65. 2007
    ..The study therefore provides a rational use of biomarkers of oxidative stress in biomonitoring of aquatic pollution...
  48. doi Effect of fire on pools of mercury in forest soil, Central Europe
    Tomas Navratil
    Institute of Geology, Academy of Science, Rozvojová 269, 165 02, Prague 6, Czech Republic
    Bull Environ Contam Toxicol 83:269-74. 2009
    ..7 kg year(-1), while the average anthropogenic emissions in the same period amounted to 3 t year(-1). Thus estimated mean emissions of Hg from burned forest soil in the period 2000-2006 reached 1% of the annual anthropogenic Hg emissions...
  49. doi Potential application of ecological models in the European environmental risk assessment of chemicals. I. Review of protection goals in EU directives and regulations
    Udo Hommen
    Fraunhofer IME, P O Box 1260, 57377 Schmallenberg, Germany
    Integr Environ Assess Manag 6:325-37. 2010
    ..5) Prediction of bioaccumulation within food chains: All directives take the possibility of bioaccumulation, and thus secondary poisoning within the food chain, into account...
  50. ncbi [Development of an epidemiological study in a polluted site: the unexpected contribution of sociological and medico-legal approaches]
    Roberto Pasetto
    Dipartimento di Ambiente e Connessa Prevenzione Primaria, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Viale Regina Elena 299, 00161 Roma
    Epidemiol Prev 32:325-8. 2008
    ..Indications for further research, operative decisions, public communication, should result from the collected indices as a whole...
  51. doi The impact of urban environment on oxidative damage (TBARS) and antioxidant systems in lungs and liver of great tits, Parus major
    C Isaksson
    Zoology Department, Goteborg University, Medicinaregatan 18A, 413 90 Goteborg, Sweden
    Environ Res 109:46-50. 2009
    ..Taken together, these results suggest that great tit lungs and livers do not seem to be negatively affected, regarding oxidative stress, by living in an urban environment...
  52. ncbi The respiration rate of the beet armyworm pupae (Spodoptera exigua) after multi-generation intoxication with cadmium and zinc
    Paulina Kramarz
    Department of Ecotoxicology, Institute of Environmental Sciences, Jagiellonian University ul Gronostajowa 3, 30 387, Krakow, Poland
    Environ Pollut 126:1-3. 2003
    ..Exposure to cadmium did not cause any effects whilst exposure to zinc led to a significant increase in the respiration rate of pupae. The average respiratory quotient (RQ) did not differ between treatments (ca. 0.7)...
  53. pmc Economic gains resulting from the reduction in children's exposure to lead in the United States
    Scott D Grosse
    National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 110:563-9. 2002
    ..76-2.38%. With discounted lifetime earnings of $723,300 for each 2-year-old in 2000 dollars, the estimated economic benefit for each year's cohort of 3.8 million 2-year-old children ranges from $110 billion to $319 billion...
  54. ncbi Hydrocarbon spills on Antarctic soils: effects and management
    Jackie M Aislabie
    Landcare Research, Private Bag 3127, Hamilton, New Zealand
    Environ Sci Technol 38:1265-74. 2004
    ..This review summarizes current understanding of the extent and effects of hydrocarbon spillage on Antarctic soils; the observed physical, chemical, and biological responses of such soils; and current gaps in knowledge...
  55. ncbi Initial studies for the phytostabilization of a mine tailing from the Cartagena-La Union Mining District (SE Spain)
    Héctor M Conesa
    Soil Protection Group, Institute of Terrestrial Ecology, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, ETH Zurich, Universitatstrasse 16, CH 8092 Zurich, Switzerland
    Chemosphere 66:38-44. 2007
    ..H. hirta accumulated around 150 mg kg(-1) Pb in both shoots and roots. Zn concentration was 750 mg kg(-1) in Z. fabago shoots. DTPA-extractable Zn and Cu were positively correlated to plant uptake...
  56. doi Rates of urbanisation and the resiliency of air and water quality
    Jiunn Der Duh
    Department of Geography, Portland State University, Portland, Oregon 97201, USA
    Sci Total Environ 400:238-56. 2008
    ..Based on these results we offer a framework for systematically assessing changes in air and water quality in megacities...
  57. ncbi Agroecosystems, nitrogen-use efficiency, and nitrogen management
    Kenneth G Cassman
    Department of Agronomy and Horticulture, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE 68583 0915, USA
    Ambio 31:132-40. 2002
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  58. ncbi Factors affecting the phase-out of pesticide use in public areas in Denmark
    Palle Kristoffersen
    Forest and Landscape Denmark, Rolighedsvej 23, 1958 Frederiksberg C, Denmark
    Pest Manag Sci 60:605-12. 2004
    ..The models used account for up to 30% of the total variations, meaning that the pesticide use of individual municipalities is very much influenced by other, non-definable factors such as tradition...
  59. ncbi Environmental pollution and asthma
    L Di Giampaolo
    Immunotoxicology and Allergy Unit, Ageing Research Center, University of Chieti Foundation, Chieti, Italy
    Int J Immunopathol Pharmacol 24:31S-38S. 2011
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  60. doi Transgenic plants for phytoremediation: helping nature to clean up environmental pollution
    Benoit Van Aken
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV 26506, USA
    Trends Biotechnol 26:225-7. 2008
    Phytoremediation is the use of plants to clean up environmental pollution. However, detoxification of organic pollutants by plants is often slow, leading to the accumulation of toxic compounds that could be later released into the ..
  61. ncbi Export of toxic chemicals - a review of the case of uncontrolled electronic-waste recycling
    M H Wong
    Croucher Institute for Environmental Sciences, and Department of Biology, Hong Kong Baptist University, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong, PR China
    Environ Pollut 149:131-40. 2007
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  62. ncbi Impacts of an environmental disaster on psychosocial health and well-being in Karakalpakstan
    Eric J Crighton
    Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Sciences Centre, Department of Family Medicine, Primary Care Research Unit, M4N 3M5, Toronto, Ont, Canada
    Soc Sci Med 56:551-67. 2003
    ..Environmental problems are commonly perceived to be the cause of somatic symptoms and are significantly related to self-rated health status...
  63. ncbi Molecular epidemiology studies of carcinogenic environmental pollutants. Effects of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in environmental pollution on exogenous and oxidative DNA damage
    Peter B Farmer
    Cancer Biomarkers and Prevention Group, Biocentre, University of Leicester, University Road, Leicester LE1 7RH, UK
    Mutat Res 544:397-402. 2003
    ..We are currently extending these studies by an investigation of populations exposed to environmental pollution in three European countries, Czech Republic, Slovak Republic and Bulgaria...
  64. ncbi The Aral Sea disaster and self-rated health
    Eric J Crighton
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Sciences Centre, Primary Care Research Unit, Room E 354, Toronto, Ont, Canada M4N 3M5
    Health Place 9:73-82. 2003
    ..It is also clear that psychosocial health is strongly associated with health perceptions. Thus, to improve the overall health of this population, health remediation measures must address physical as well as psychosocial health problems...
  65. ncbi Biomarkers in environmental and human health risk assessment
    Tamara S Galloway
    Ecotoxicology and Stress Biology Research Centre, School of Biological Sciences, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth PL4 8 AA, UK
    Mar Pollut Bull 53:606-13. 2006
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  66. ncbi Feed formulations to reduce N excretion and ammonia emission from poultry manure
    K H Nahm
    Feed and Nutrition Laboratory, College of Life and Environmental Science, Taegu University, Gyong San 712 714, South Korea
    Bioresour Technol 98:2282-300. 2007
    ..Reductions in environmental pollution can be achieved through improved diet formulation based on available nutrients in the ingredients, ..
  67. ncbi Export of electronics equipment waste
    Joseph LaDou
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, University of California School of Medicine, San Francisco, CA 94143 0924, USA
    Int J Occup Environ Health 14:1-10. 2008
    ..Manufacturers must develop clean products with longer lifespans that are safe and easy to repair, upgrade, and recycle and will not expose workers and the environment to hazardous chemicals...
  68. ncbi Toward greener nanosynthesis
    Jennifer A Dahl
    Department of Chemistry and Materials Science Institute, University of Oregon, 1253 University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon 97403, USA
    Chem Rev 107:2228-69. 2007
  69. ncbi Marinobacter gudaonensis sp. nov., isolated from an oil-polluted saline soil in a Chinese oilfield
    Jun Gu
    Department of Environmental Science and Engineering, State Joint Key Laboratory of Environmental Simulation and Pollution Control, Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084, China
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 57:250-4. 2007
    ..On the basis of these data, it is proposed that strains SL014B61A(T) and SL014B11A represent a novel species, Marinobacter gudaonensis sp. nov. The type strain is strain SL014B61A(T) (=DSM 18066(T)=LMG 23509(T)=CGMCC 1.6294(T))...
  70. ncbi The influence of lead and cadmium environmental pollution on anthropometric health factors in children
    A Huzior-Bałajewicz
    Chair of Pediatrics Medical Faculty College of Medicine, Jagiellonian University in Krakow
    Przegl Lek 58:315-24. 2001
    ..The aim of the study was to examine the relationship between environment pollution (lead and cadmium) and selected anthropological factors...
  71. ncbi Electrical and electronic waste: a global environmental problem
    Balakrishnan Ramesh Babu
    Central Electrochemical Research Institute, Karaikudi 630 006, India
    Waste Manag Res 25:307-18. 2007
    ..Finally, the e-waste recycling industry in India is also discussed...
  72. ncbi Practical considerations for addressing uncertainties in monitoring bulk deposition
    Ulrich Dämmgen
    Institute of Agroecology, Federal Agricultural Research Centre, Bundesallee 50, D 38116 Braunschweig, Germany
    Environ Pollut 134:535-48. 2005
    ..The dependence of measurement accuracy on the number of replicates and the sampling area exposed is discussed. Recommendations are given for sampling strategies, and for making corrections and substitution of missing data...
  73. ncbi Phytoremediation: novel approaches to cleaning up polluted soils
    Ute Krämer
    Max Planck Institute of Molecular Plant Physiology, Am Muhlenberg 1, D 14476 Golm, Germany
    Curr Opin Biotechnol 16:133-41. 2005
    b>Environmental pollution with metals and xenobiotics is a global problem, and the development of phytoremediation technologies for the plant-based clean-up of contaminated soils is therefore of significant interest...
  74. ncbi The importance of biological factors affecting trace metal concentration as revealed from accumulation patterns in co-occurring terrestrial invertebrates
    Frederik Hendrickx
    Terrestrial Ecology Unit, Department Biology, Ghent University, K L Ledeganckstraat 35, 9000 Gent, Belgium
    Environ Pollut 127:335-41. 2004
    ..A hypothetical example clarifies these findings...
  75. ncbi On-line and in situ biosensors for monitoring environmental pollution
    Yossi Paitan
    Department of Molecular Microbiology and Biotechnology, Faculty of Life Sciences, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv 69978, Israel
    Biotechnol Adv 22:27-33. 2003
    ..Here we survey the potential application of electrochemical biosensors in monitoring of general toxicity as well as hydrocarbons and heavy metals...
  76. pmc Viral multiplex quantitative PCR assays for tracking sources of fecal contamination
    Sandro Wolf
    Institute of Environmental Science and Research Ltd, Kenepuru Science Centre, P O Box 50 348, Porirua, New Zealand
    Appl Environ Microbiol 76:1388-94. 2010
    ....
  77. doi E-waste: an assessment of global production and environmental impacts
    Brett H Robinson
    Department of Soil and Physical Sciences, Lincoln University, Lincoln 7647, Canterbury, New Zealand
    Sci Total Environ 408:183-91. 2009
    ..There is evidence that E-waste associated contaminants may be present in some agricultural or manufactured products for export...
  78. doi Nucleic acid biosensors for environmental pollution monitoring
    Ilaria Palchetti
    Dipartimento di Chimica, Universita degli Studi di Firenze, Via della Lastruccia 3, 50019, Sesto, Fiorentino, Italy
    Analyst 133:846-54. 2008
    Nucleic acid-based biosensors are finding increasing use for the detection of environmental pollution and toxicity...
  79. ncbi Herbicides: feminization of male frogs in the wild
    Tyrone Hayes
    Laboratory for Integrative Studies in Amphibian Biology, Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, and Department of Integrative Biology, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720 3140, USA
    Nature 419:895-6. 2002
  80. ncbi Phytoextraction of metals and metalloids from contaminated soils
    Steve P McGrath
    Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Hertfordshire AL5 2JQ, UK
    Curr Opin Biotechnol 14:277-82. 2003
    ..More fundamental understanding of the traits and mechanisms involved in hyperaccumulation are needed so that phytoextraction can be optimised...
  81. ncbi Allelic diversity of metallothionein in Orchesella cincta (L.): traces of natural selection by environmental pollution
    M J T N Timmermans
    Department of Animal Ecology, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Heredity (Edinb) 98:311-9. 2007
    ..This study illustrates that, in addition to statistical tests, field observations on allele frequencies are needed to gain understanding of selection and adaptive evolution...
  82. ncbi Today's epidemics in children: possible relations to environmental pollution and suggested preventive measures
    Peter van den Hazel
    Public Health Services Gelderland Midden, Arnhem, The Netherlands
    Acta Paediatr Suppl 95:18-25. 2006
    ..Testicular dysgenesis syndrome. Type I and Type II diabetes. Asthma, atopy and hay fever. Autism. Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Learning disabilities. Cancer. Obesity. Hearing problems...
  83. ncbi The notion of hormesis and the dose-response theory: a unified approach
    M A Murado
    Grupo de Reciclado y Valorizacion de Materiales Residuales, Instituto de Investigacions Marinas CSIC, r Eduardo Cabello 6, 36208 Vigo, Galicia, Spain
    J Theor Biol 244:489-99. 2007
    ..Finally, it also allows to discuss some factors which prevent the use of the notion of hormesis-perhaps useful in a clinical context, under strictly controlled conditions-to make decisions on environmental protection measures...
  84. ncbi Taiwan's industrial heavy metal pollution threatens terrestrial biota
    M J Hsu
    Department of Biological Sciences, National Sun Yat Sen University, Kaohsiung 804, Taiwan
    Environ Pollut 143:327-34. 2006
    ..This study for the first time presents data on the impact of heavy metal pollution on various terrestrial organisms in Taiwan...
  85. ncbi A spatially-evaluated methodology for assessing risk to a population from contaminated land
    J Rebecca Gay
    Environmental Processes and Systems Research Group, Department of Earth Science and Engineering, Imperial College London, Royal School of Mines Building, Prince Consort Road, London SW7 2AZ, UK
    Environ Pollut 142:227-34. 2006
    ....
  86. ncbi Impact of effluents from a car battery manufacturing plant in Nigeria on water, soil, and food qualities
    Orish Ebere Orisakwe
    Department of Pharmacology, College of Health Sciences, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Nnewi Campus, Nigeria
    Arch Environ Health 59:31-6. 2004
    ....
  87. ncbi Bacterial community changes during plant establishment at the San Pedro River mine tailings site
    Karyna Rosario
    Department of Soil, Water, and Environmental Science, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721 0038, USA
    J Environ Qual 36:1249-59. 2007
    ..The results suggest that compost is not necessary for plant establishment at this site and that plants, rather than added compost, is the primary factor enhancing bacterial heterotrophic counts and affecting community composition...
  88. ncbi Environmental pollution and the global burden of disease
    David Briggs
    Small Area Health Statistics Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Imperial College, London, UK
    Br Med Bull 68:1-24. 2003
    Exposures to environmental pollution remain a major source of health risk throughout the world, though risks are generally higher in developing countries, where poverty, lack of investment in modern technology and weak environmental ..
  89. doi [Environmental pollutants and prostate cancer: epidemiological data]
    L Multigner
    Inserm U625, Universite Rennes 1, Avenue General Leclerc, 35042 Rennes Cedex, France
    Gynecol Obstet Fertil 36:848-56. 2008
    ..In the face of these uncertainties, rigorous studies are required, with objective measurements of exposure, taking into account confounding factors and individual risk factors, making it possible to assess gene-environment interactions...
  90. ncbi Impact of environmental pollution on the eye
    Rohit Saxena
    Dr Rajendra Prasad Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi 110 029, India
    Acta Ophthalmol Scand 81:491-4. 2003
    ..To study the effect of environmental toxins on the ocular surface in persons travelling through highly polluted areas of the metropolis of Delhi...
  91. ncbi The impact of environmental pollution on congenital anomalies
    Helen Dolk
    University of Ulster, Newtownabbey, UK
    Br Med Bull 68:25-45. 2003
    ..at congenital anomalies as a possible outcome of community exposure to chemical exposures associated with environmental pollution. These include studies of drinking water contaminants (heavy metals and nitrates, chlorinated and ..
  92. ncbi Phytoremediation: synergistic use of plants and bacteria to clean up the environment
    Bernard R Glick
    Department of Biology, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, Canada N2L 3G1
    Biotechnol Adv 21:383-93. 2003
    ....
  93. ncbi Stress-70 proteins in marine mussel Mytilus galloprovincialis as biomarkers of environmental pollution: a field study
    B Hamer
    Ruder Boskovic Institute, Center for Marine Research, Laboratory for Marine Molecular Toxicology, G Paliaga 5, HR 52210 Rovinj, Croatia
    Environ Int 30:873-82. 2004
    ..The usefulness of stress-70 proteins as biomarkers of environmental pollution is discussed.
  94. ncbi Burden of disease attributable to selected environmental factors and injury among children and adolescents in Europe
    Francesca Valent
    Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology, DPMSC, University Hospital, University of Udine, Italy
    Lancet 363:2032-9. 2004
    ..We have estimated the burden of disease attributable to outdoor and indoor air pollution, inadequate water and sanitation, lead exposure, and injury among European children and adolescents...
  95. doi Environmental pollution affects the plumage color of Great tit nestlings through carotenoid availability
    Tapio Eeva
    Section of Ecology, University of Turku, Turku 20014, Finland
    Ecohealth 5:328-37. 2008
    ..carotenoid-based plumage coloration of Great tit, Parus major, nestlings is associated with the degree of environmental pollution. Breast feathers of birds in territories exposed to heavy metals are less yellow than those in unpolluted ..
  96. ncbi Residential proximity to industrial plants and non-Hodgkin lymphoma
    Kenneth C Johnson
    Surveillance and Risk Assessment Division, Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, Population and Public Health Branch, Health Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Epidemiology 14:687-93. 2003
    ..A U.S. analysis suggested a relation between self-reported residential proximity to industrial plants and non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) risk...
  97. ncbi Metal contamination and infiltration into the soil at refuse dump sites in Awka, Nigeria
    John Kanayochukwu Chiemezugo Nduka
    Department of Industrial Chemistry at Nnamdi Azikiwe University in Awka, Nigeria
    Arch Environ Occup Health 61:197-204. 2006
    ..The metal levels exceed the limits set forth by the US Environmental Protection Agency. This study suggests that the refuse dumps in Awka may increase the level of environmental heavy metals in Nigeria...
  98. ncbi [Environmental health and industrial pollution in the 1890s]
    A Storesund
    Institutt for allmenn og samfunnsmedisin Universitetet i Oslo Postboks 1130 Blindern 0318 Oslo
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 121:3561-5. 2001
    ..The present article discusses how the local health administration responded to the first extensive industrial pollution of air and water...
  99. ncbi Environmental pollution with soil-transmitted helminths in Sanliurfa, Turkey
    M Ulukanligil
    Mikrobiyoloji Anabilim Dali, Harran Universitesi Tip Fakültesi Arastirma Hastanesi, Sanliurfa, Turkey
    Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz 96:903-9. 2001
    ..Improving environmental sanitation is imperative for the control of soil-transmitted helminthiasis in Sanliurfa...
  100. ncbi Revegetation of an abandoned uranium millsite on the Colorado Plateau, Arizona
    E P Glenn
    US Department of Energy, Grand Junction, CO 81503, USA
    J Environ Qual 30:1154-62. 2001
    ....
  101. ncbi Perceptual differences regarding health and environmental problems and their remedies in two states of the former Czechoslovakia
    H Slachtova
    Regional Institute of Hygiene, Partyzanske nam 7, 728 92 Ostrava, Czech Republic
    Cent Eur J Public Health 11:44-9. 2003
    ..In both countries environmental and health problems were seen as important, but the perceived responsibility for finding a solution was placed with different kinds of institutions...

Research Grants73

  1. Microwave remediation of hazardous medical wastes
    PRASANNA CHANDRASEKHAR; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Incineration remains the predominant disposal method, with continued problems of environmental pollution, severe local opposition, transportation, high costs associated with these, and the threat of new laws ..
  2. Study of risk factors of tick-borne encephalitis in Poland
    Pawel Stefanoff; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..prevalent in a commune, monthly air temperatures, monthly air humidity, monthly rainfall, measures of environmental pollution, and socio-economic status of commune inhabitants...
  3. Study of risk factors of tick-borne encephalitis in Poland
    Pawel Stefanoff; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..prevalent in a commune, monthly air temperatures, monthly air humidity, monthly rainfall, measures of environmental pollution, and socio-economic status of commune inhabitants...
  4. Influences of hypoxia on noise induced hearing loss
    Guang Di Chen; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..suffer from insufficient blood oxygen supply due to pulmonary or cardiovascular disease, altitude, and environmental pollution by chemical asphyxiates...
  5. RESEARCH EXPERIENCE FOR VETERINARY MEDICAL STUDENTS
    Charles Courtney; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..effort involving specialists in many different fields, especially in elucidating the role of environmental pollution on human health...
  6. MICROBIAL DEGRADATION OF AGENT ORANGE
    Ananda Chakrabarty; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..degreasers, fire retardants, industrial solvents o as by-products of chemical industry, leading to major environmental pollution problem. The U.S...
  7. Carcinogenesis cellular model for identifying preventive agents
    HWA CHAIN WANG; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..our approach of identifying preventive agents to block carcinogenesis associated with tobacco and environmental pollution, and create a foundation for studying the molecular mechanisms involved in the dietary prevention of ..
  8. Targeting RAR-beta2-led Gene Pathway in Prevention of Esophageal Cancer
    Xiaochun Xu; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..BPDE (a carcinogen present in tobacco smoke and environmental pollution) and tumor-promoting bile acid suppressed RAR-p2 expression and induced expression of EGFR, AP-1, COX-2, ..
  9. Targeting RAR-beta2-led Gene Pathway in Prevention of Esophageal Cancer
    Xiaochun Xu; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..BPDE (a carcinogen present in tobacco smoke and environmental pollution) and tumor-promoting bile acid suppressed RAR-p2 expression and induced expression of EGFR, AP-1, COX-2, ..
  10. Targeting RAR-beta2-led Gene Pathway in Prevention of Esophageal Cancer
    Xiaochun Xu; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..BPDE (a carcinogen present in tobacco smoke and environmental pollution) and tumor-promoting bile acid suppressed RAR-p2 expression and induced expression of EGFR, AP-1, COX-2, ..
  11. Combustion Generated PM0.1 and Predisposition to Asthma
    Stephania Cormier; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Many hypotheses attempt to explain this phenomenon by citing better hygiene, environmental pollution, viral respiratory tract infections, and/or loss of some protective effect found in a rural lifestyle as ..
  12. Combustion Generated PM0.1 and Predisposition to Asthma
    Stephania Cormier; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Many hypotheses attempt to explain this phenomenon by citing better hygiene, environmental pollution, viral respiratory tract infections, and/or loss of some protective effect found in a rural lifestyle as ..
  13. Combustion Generated PM0.1 and Predisposition to Asthma
    Stephania Cormier; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Many hypotheses attempt to explain this phenomenon by citing better hygiene, environmental pollution, viral respiratory tract infections, and/or loss of some protective effect found in a rural lifestyle as ..
  14. SYNERGISTIC CARCINOGENICTY OF UVA AND BENZO(A)PYRENE
    Huachen Wei; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..that excess exposure to long wavelength ultraviolet A (UVA) combined with PAHs from cigarette smoking or environmental pollution may be associated with the alarmingly increased skin cancers...