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Cover for Adaptation in microbes and higher plants.

This chapter examines the biochemical pathways involved in detoxification processes in microbes and plants and explores the potential for bioremediation in contaminated ecosystems.

Author(s)
D'Mello, J. P. F.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245189)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for 21st Century toxicology: methods for environmental toxicology and monitoring.

Traditional animal toxicity testing has been challenged in this century to shift towards toxicity pathway-based approaches for a more efficient evaluation of a large number of chemicals and a better understanding of the mechanisms underlying toxicological effects. The toxicity pathway describes...

Author(s)
Lundqvist, J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394675)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Unequivocal evidence associating environmental contaminants and pollutants with human morbidity and ecological degradation.

Persistent equivocation in virtually all sections of society and industry about the harmful effects of pollution have provided the impetus for the publication of A Handbook of Environmental Toxicology: Human Disorders and Ecotoxicology. This chapter is designed to collate and analyse recent...

Author(s)
D'Mello, J. P. F.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394675)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Goat production and supply chain management in the tropics.

This 288-page-book consists of eight chapters and is a practical manual for goat production systems covering: breeding and selection (chapters 1-3), feeding based on available crops and resources (chapter 4), and targeted preventative health care for increased productivity and income (chapters...

Author(s)
Rout, P. K.; Kumar, A.; Behera, B. K.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240139)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for Introduction to environmental toxicology.

This book contains 10 chapters that discuss both chemical and physical factors that contribute to human morbidity and ecological degradation are presented in this volume. The contaminants and pollutants considered here are classified within a conventional system to include biogenic compounds,...

Author(s)
D'Mello, J. P. F.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245189)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Introduction.

This chapter provides an overview of some of the major ecological disasters that occurred and their negative effects to the environment. The impacts of climate change, increased human morbidity and ecotoxicity to the ecological balance are discussed and the importance of well established protocols, ...

Author(s)
D'Mello, J. P. F.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245189)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Fossil fuel pollutants.

This chapter provides highlights on some major pollution incidents associated with extraction, transport and storage of fossil fuels, including wastewater and effluent discharges, relates such episodes to the chemical composition of different fuels, outlines routes of exposure of fuel contaminants, ...

Author(s)
D'Mello, J. P. F.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245189)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Arsenic tolerance mechanisms in halophytes: the case of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Tamarix gallica</i>.

Toxic compounds in the ecosphere are the consequence of environmental pollution, and have a disruptive influence in the environment. They affect ecosystems, entering food chains and ultimately touching human health. Metal consumption has increased by 300% in the last 50 years and the anthropogenic...

Author(s)
Sghaier, D. B.; Pedro, S.; Duarte, B.; Ca├žador, I.; Sleimi, N.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394330)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Urbanization, living standards and sustainability.

This chapter focuses on the negative and positive impact of urbanization and urban population growth on the environment and human health over the course of history. While urbanization creates challenges with waste disposal, air pollution and the provision of clean water, it enables economies of...

Author(s)
Cole, J.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241648)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Conclusions: equity, distribution and planetary health.

The previous chapters have shown how, as countries develop, the health challenges faced by their populations change: from infectious disease, insufficient nutrition and childbirth challenges to non-communicable diseases linked to increased risk factors including old age, polluted environments,...

Author(s)
Cole, J.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241648)
Type
Book chapter

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