- 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...
- 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...
- Limiting the impact of light pollution on human health, environment and stellar visibility
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...
- 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
- Influence of global climate change on chemical fate and bioaccumulation: the role of multimedia models
Unilever, Safety and Environmental Assurance Centre, Colworth Science Park, Sharnbrook, United Kingdom
Environ Toxicol Chem 32:20-31. 2013
- Environmental parasitology: relevancy of parasites in monitoring environmental pollution
Zoology I, Department of Ecology and Parasitology, University of Karlsruhe, Kornblumenstrasse 13, D 76128 Karlsruhe, Germany
Trends Parasitol 20:170-7. 2004
- 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
- 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
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...
- Media warnings about environmental pollution facilitate the acquisition of symptoms in response to chemical substances
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.
- 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...
- 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...
- Tracking hydrocarbon plume transport and biodegradation at Deepwater Horizon
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...
- 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...
- 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
- Socioeconomic consequences of mercury use and pollution
Edward B Swain
Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, St Paul 55155, USA
Ambio 36:45-61. 2007
- 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...
- 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...
- Variation of heavy metals within and among feathers of birds of prey: effects of molt and external contamination
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...
- 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
- 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...
- 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...
- Environmental science: nutrients in synergy
Eric A Davidson
Nature 449:1000-1. 2007
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Assessment of biological effects of environmental pollution along the NW Mediterranean Sea using mussels as sentinel organisms
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.
- Solid waste treatment and disposal: effects on public health and environmental safety
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...
- Development of a qPCR assay for the quantification of porcine adenoviruses as an MST tool for swine fecal contamination in the environment
Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Biology, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
J Virol Methods 158:130-5. 2009
- Are reductions in industrial organic contaminants emissions in rich countries achieved partly by export of toxic wastes?
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...
- Erythrocyte glutathione transferase: a novel biomarker to check environmental pollution hazardous for humans
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...
- Gravity models to classify commuting vs. resident workers. An application to the analysis of residential risk in a contaminated area
Department of Economics, Statistics, Mathematics and Sociology, University of Messina, Via Tommaso Cannizzaro 278, Messina, Italy
Int J Health Geogr 10:11. 2011
- Mercury accumulation in the surface layers of mountain soils: a case study from the Karkonosze Mountains, Poland
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...
- BETR-World: a geographically explicit model of chemical fate: application to transport of alpha-HCH to the Arctic
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Microbial source tracking to identify human and ruminant sources of faecal pollution in an ephemeral Florida river
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...
- [Three cases of pleural mesothelioma and environmental pollution with tremolite outcrops in Lucania]
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...
- 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
- Environmental management of pesticidal POPs in China: past, present and future
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...
- 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...
- Metal content in femoral head spongious bone of people living in regions of different degrees of environmental pollution in Southern and Middle Poland
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.
- Indices for the assessment of environmental pollution of the Baltic Sea coasts: integrated assessment of a multi-biomarker approach
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)...
- Environmental mercury contamination in China: sources and impacts
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...
- Sewage exfiltration as a source of storm drain contamination during dry weather in urban watersheds
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
- Mosses as biomonitors of atmospheric heavy metal deposition: spatial patterns and temporal trends in Europe
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...
- Comparing estimates of persistence and long-range transport potential among multimedia models
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...
- 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...
- Effect of fire on pools of mercury in forest soil, Central Europe
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...
- Potential application of ecological models in the European environmental risk assessment of chemicals. I. Review of protection goals in EU directives and regulations
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...
- [Development of an epidemiological study in a polluted site: the unexpected contribution of sociological and medico-legal approaches]
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...
- The impact of urban environment on oxidative damage (TBARS) and antioxidant systems in lungs and liver of great tits, Parus major
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...
- The respiration rate of the beet armyworm pupae (Spodoptera exigua) after multi-generation intoxication with cadmium and zinc
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)...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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
- Factors affecting the phase-out of pesticide use in public areas in Denmark
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...
- 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
- 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 ..
- 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
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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
- 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, ..
- Export of electronics equipment waste
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...
- 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
- Marinobacter gudaonensis sp. nov., isolated from an oil-polluted saline soil in a Chinese oilfield
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))...
- The influence of lead and cadmium environmental pollution on anthropometric health factors in children
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...
- 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...
- Practical considerations for addressing uncertainties in monitoring bulk deposition
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...
- Phytoremediation: novel approaches to cleaning up polluted soils
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...
- The importance of biological factors affecting trace metal concentration as revealed from accumulation patterns in co-occurring terrestrial invertebrates
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...
- On-line and in situ biosensors for monitoring environmental pollution
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...
- Viral multiplex quantitative PCR assays for tracking sources of fecal contamination
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
- 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...
- Nucleic acid biosensors for environmental pollution monitoring
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...
- Herbicides: feminization of male frogs in the wild
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
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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
- 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
- Bacterial community changes during plant establishment at the San Pedro River mine tailings site
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...
- Environmental pollution and the global burden of disease
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 ..
- [Environmental pollutants and prostate cancer: epidemiological data]
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...
- Impact of environmental pollution on the eye
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...
- The impact of environmental pollution on congenital anomalies
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 ..
- 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
- Stress-70 proteins in marine mussel Mytilus galloprovincialis as biomarkers of environmental pollution: a field study
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.
- Burden of disease attributable to selected environmental factors and injury among children and adolescents in Europe
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...
- Environmental pollution affects the plumage color of Great tit nestlings through carotenoid availability
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 ..
- 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...
- 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...
- [Environmental health and industrial pollution in the 1890s]
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...
- Environmental pollution with soil-transmitted helminths in Sanliurfa, Turkey
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...
- 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
- Perceptual differences regarding health and environmental problems and their remedies in two states of the former Czechoslovakia
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...