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Cover for Impact of gold mining on mercury contamination and soil degradation in Amazonian ecosystems of French Guiana.

This chapter focuses on the impact of artisanal small-scale gold mining (ASGM) on the Hg contamination of tropical soils, with special attention on how the change in land use (i.e., gold extraction practices) alters the soil processes that affect Hg fate and behaviour. The chapter explains the soil ...

Author(s)
Grimaldi, M.; Guédron, S.; Grimaldi, C.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642109)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Recyclable urban and industrial waste - benefits and problems in agricultural use.

The current rate of world population growth is paralleled by a global increase in waste production. Increased population growth places stress both on the demand for agricultural produce and also on the finite world resources. If agricultural activities are to remain sustainable, recycling of urban...

Author(s)
Naidu, R.; Megharaj, M.; Owens, G.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 085199671X)
Type
Book chapter