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Cover for Implication of nanotechnology for the treatment of water and air pollution.

This chapter explores the potential uses of nanotechnology for water purification and wastewater treatment, and detection of a variety of contaminants and pathogens in food and the environment. In doing so, it not only identifies opportunities but also recognizes the likely challenges ahead and...

Author(s)
Chaturvedi, R. K.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391445)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Olive mill products and environmental impact of olive oil production.

Thus chapter focuses on the utilization of olive mill by-products (washing water, leaves, pomace, and mill waste water). Tabulated data are provided on the characteristics and quantities of olive pomace produced by three different extraction methods: (i) traditional pressing; (ii) triphasic...

Author(s)
Therios, I.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934583)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A shifting tide: environmental challenges and cruise industry responses.

Based on an analysis of cruise lines' response to the challenges of wastewater, hazardous waste, solid waste, and oily bilge water, this chapter suggests that the major cruise lines have done much to respond to the challenge of preserving the environment on which their business depends. It argues...

Author(s)
Sweeting, J. E. N.; Wayne, S. L.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930486)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Impacts on water quality and aquatic ecosystems.

In this chapter, the impacts of sugarcane and sugarbeet cultivation (runoff, leaching and irrigation) and processing (mill and factory effluents) on water quality and aquatic ecosystems are discussed. Some measures to reduce these impacts are highlighted.

Author(s)
Cheesman, O. D.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851999816)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Shrimp farm effluents.

In the past, intensive shrimp farm effluents have been characterized as having an environmental impact, but with improvements in technology to control the factors that contribute to the impact, this situation has improved rapidly. In 1994, Texas shrimp farmers began to retrofit their farms and to...

Author(s)
Treece, G. D.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851996043)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Environmental concerns of urban and peri-urban agriculture: case studies from Accra and Kumasi.

This paper provides examples of environmental concerns (case studies from Accra and Kumasi, Ghana) related to: (i) irrigation water quality; (ii) the quality of waste stream products (compost, poultry manure); (iii) food contamination; and (iv) the use of pesticides in urban and peri-urban...

Author(s)
Mensah, E.; Amoah, P.; Drechsel, P.; Abaidoo, R. C.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851995489)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Untreated wastewater use in market gardens: a case study of Dakar, Senegal.

Urban vegetable production in Dakar plays a significant role in fighting poverty, as it provides both income to farmers, and a source of nutritious food for the poor. However, the irrigation of these crops is cause for concern, as many farmers prefer untreated wastewater to freshwater due to the...

Author(s)
Faruqui, N. I.; Niang, S.; Redwood, M.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851998232)
Type
Book chapter

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