- 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...
- 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
- 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.
- 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
- 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
- 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...
- Grain size distribution of road-deposited sediment and its contribution to heavy metal pollution in urban runoff in Beijing, China
State Key Laboratory of Urban and Regional Ecology, Research Center for Eco Environmental Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shuangqing Road 18, Beijing 100085, China
J Hazard Mater 183:203-10. 2010
..The heavy metal content in the TSS was 2.21-6.52% of that in the RDS. These findings will facilitate our understanding of the importance of RDS grain size distribution in heavy metal pollution caused by urban storm runoff...
- Cadmium levels in Europe: implications for human health
Imperial College London, London, UK
Environ Geochem Health 32:1-12. 2010
..Some correlations were suggested between cadmium levels and the age-adjusted prostate or breast cancer rates distributed in the European countries under study...
- 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 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...
- 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...
- 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
- 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
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Socioeconomic consequences of mercury use and pollution
Edward B Swain
Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, St Paul 55155, USA
Ambio 36:45-61. 2007
- 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...
- 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
- 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)...
- 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...
- Heavy metal contamination of topsoils around a lead and zinc smelter in the Republic of Macedonia
Institute of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Sts Cyril and Methodius University, P O Box 162, 1001 Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
J Hazard Mater 175:896-914. 2010
..GIS technology was applied to depict the areas most affected by contamination from the lead and zinc smelter...
- Pyrethroids in human breast milk: occurrence and nursing daily intake estimation
Dep of Environmental Chemistry, IDAEA, CSIC, Jordi Girona 18 26, 08034 Barcelona, Spain
Environ Int 47:17-22. 2012
..The estimated daily intakes for nursing infants were always below the acceptable daily intake levels, nevertheless in certain samples the detected concentrations were very close to the maximum acceptable levels...
- 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
- 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...
- Cadmium and lead in bovine milk in the mining area of the Caudal River (Spain)
José Ramiro González-Montaña
Medicine, Surgery and Anatomy Veterinary Department, Veterinary Faculty, University of Leon, Campus de Vegazana, 24071, Leon, Spain
Environ Monit Assess 184:4029-34. 2012
..All the values found are in concordance with research carried out at non-polluted areas, and those for the lead are well below the European Union limitations...
- Surviving in a toxic world: transcriptomics and gene expression profiling in response to environmental pollution in the critically endangered European eel
Jose Martin Pujolar
Department of Biology, University of Padova, Italy
BMC Genomics 13:507. 2012
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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
- 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...
- 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
- 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
- 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
- [Study of self-reported health of people living near point sources of environmental pollution: a review. Second part: analysis of results and perspectives]
institut de veille sanitaire InVS, 12, rue du Val d Osne, 94415 Saint Maurice Cedex, France
Rev Epidemiol Sante Publique 61:388-98. 2013
Epidemiological studies have investigated the health impacts of local sources of environmental pollution using as an outcome variable self-reported health, reflecting the overall perception interviewed people have of their own health...
- Role of Chinese wind-blown dust in enhancing environmental pollution in Metropolitan Seoul
Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Korea University, Seoul 136 713, Republic of Korea
Environ Pollut 153:333-41. 2008
..Such wind-paths were confirmed by a simulation of the air-mass trajectories. The magnetic technique appears to be useful for determining the anthropogenic pollution of Asian dust...
- Concern about environmental pollution: how much difference do race and ethnicity make? A New Jersey case study
Michael R Greenberg
Edward J Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08901 1958, USA
Environ Health Perspect 113:369-74. 2005
..non-Hispanic white, and English-speaking Hispanic Americans were significantly more concerned about environmental pollution problems than were Asian Americans and Spanish-language Hispanic Americans...
- Spatial variability of soil heavy metals in the three gorges area: multivariate and geostatistical analyses
College of Computer and Information Science, Southwest University, Chongqing, 400716, China
Environ Monit Assess 157:63-71. 2009
..The high concentration of Cd was resulted from agricultural practices and parent materials. The concentrations of Cr, Cu, Hg, and Zn were associated with parent materials and human activities...
- An integrated biomarker-based strategy for ecotoxicological evaluation of risk in environmental management
Michael N Moore
Plymouth Marine Laboratory, Prospect Place, West Hoe, Plymouth PL1 3DH, UK
Mutat Res 552:247-68. 2004
- Comparative statistical analysis of chrome and vegetable tanning effluents and their effects on related soil
Saadia R Tariq
Department of Chemistry, Lahore College for Women University, Lahore, Pakistan
J Hazard Mater 169:285-90. 2009
..The apportionment of selected metals in the effluent and soil samples was determined by a multivariate cluster analysis, which revealed significant differences in chrome and vegetable tanning processes...
- Runoff pollution impacts of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in street dusts from a stream network town
State Key Laboratory of Environmental Aquatic Chemistry, Research Center for Eco Environmental Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, 100085, China
Water Sci Technol 58:2069-76. 2008
..To reduce the pollution of street dust into the stream network, the buffer zone along the hydrological pathway is suggested and the existing street cleaning methods should also be improved...
- Description of a novel viral tool to identify and quantify ovine faecal pollution in the environment
Department of Microbiology, University of Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
Sci Total Environ 458:355-60. 2013
..These results provide a quantitative tool for the analysis of OPyV as a suitable viral indicator of sheep faecal contamination that may be present in the environment...
- MicroRNAs in inflammation and response to injuries induced by environmental pollution
Department of Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
Mutat Res 717:46-53. 2011
- Heavy metal contents of road-deposited sediment along the urban-rural gradient around Beijing and its potential contribution to runoff pollution
State Key Laboratory of Urban and Regional Ecology, Research Center for Eco Environmental Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shuangqing Road 18, Beijing 100085, China
Environ Sci Technol 45:7120-7. 2011
- Environmental pollution has sex-dependent effects on local survival
University of Turku, Section of Ecology, Department of Biology, Turku 20014, Finland
Biol Lett 2:298-300. 2006
..The local survival of males decreased in the polluted area over the study period along with the simultaneous decrease in heavy metal emissions. This temporal trend is in agreement with the stress hormone hypothesis...
- Application of persulfate to remediate petroleum hydrocarbon-contaminated soil: feasibility and comparison with common oxidants
Chia Hsien Yen
Environmental Protection Bureau, Nantou County Government, No 660, Zhongxing Rd, Nantou City, Nantou 54001, Taiwan
J Hazard Mater 186:2097-102. 2011
..Results of this study indicate that the application of persulfate oxidation is a feasible method to treat soil contaminated by diesel and fuel oil...
- Long-term heavy metal pollution and mortality in a Chinese population: an ecologic study
Department of Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health, Sun Yat Sen University, 74 Zhongshan Road 2, Guangzhou, People s Republic of China
Biol Trace Elem Res 142:362-79. 2011
- 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...
- An ethical dimension to sustainable restoration and long-term management of contaminated areas
Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences, Agricultural University of Norway, P O Box S003, 1432 Aas, Norway
J Environ Radioact 74:171-83. 2004
..The paper covers two critical areas: evaluation of individual countermeasures, and use of the matrix to ensure transparent and systematic consideration of values in selection of a restoration strategy...
- Analysis of Nsukka metropolitan abattoir solid waste and its bacterial contents in south eastern Nigeria: public health implication
John Anaelom Nwanta
Department of Veterinary Public Health and Preventive Medicine, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Nigeria
Arch Environ Occup Health 65:21-6. 2010
..and Staphylococcus sp. were more frequently isolated, followed by Streptococcus sp., Salmonella sp., and Campylobacter sp. Appropriate strategies for efficient solid waste disposal and management in our abattoirs were recommended...
- A critical review of the application of white rot fungus to environmental pollution control
School of Forestry, Northeast Forestry University, Harbin, PR China
Crit Rev Biotechnol 30:70-7. 2010
..The development of biotechnologies using white rot fungi for environmental pollution control has been implemented to treat various refractory wastes and to bioremediate contaminated soils...
- 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...
- 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
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- [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 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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.
- [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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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 ..
- 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
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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
- 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...
- 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))...
- 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
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...