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Abstract

Chlorine is important for the fertility of soils being a nutrient for crops. However, anthropogenic activities often lead to excessive accumulation of the anion of chlorine, (Cl-) in soils, either directly by applying animal wastes that are usually rich in Cl- or via atmospheric depositions from...

Author(s)
Geilfus, C. M.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V.
Publication
Environmental and Experimental Botany, 2019, 157, pp 299-309
CAB ReviewFull Text

Green roofs provide multiple environmental benefits. These include storm-water retention, water purification, insulation of the building, air quality and carbon sequestration and biodiversity enhancement. Green roofs can be classified as sustainable extensive green roofs (no additional fertilizer,...

Date
January 2019
Subjects
air pollutants; air pollution; arid zones; biodiversity; carbon dioxide; electricity; emissions; green roofs; irrigation; photovoltaic cells; rain; relative humidity; reviews; solar radiation; species diversity; storms; urban agriculture; urban areas
Author(s)
Salman, I. N. A.; Schindler, B.; Agra, H.; Bawab, O.; Friedman-Heiman, A.; Kadas, G. J.; Seifan, M.; Blaustein, L.
News Article

Concerns about climate change and the carbon impact of using fossil fuels for energy production have led to a renewed impetus towards the use of...

Date
January 2019
Author(s)
David Simpson
CABI Book Info
Cover for Sustainable diets: linking nutrition and food systems.

This book takes a transdisciplinary approach and considers multisectoral actions, integrating health, agriculture, environment, economy, and socio-cultural issues, to comprehensively explore the topic of sustainable diets. Consideration is given to the multi-dimensional nature of diets and food...

Author(s)
Burlingame, B.; Dernini, S.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392848)
Event

16 - 21 June 2019 - Seoul

Venue
Seoul
Country
South Korea
Tel
+82-2-538-2042
Fax
+82-2-538-1540
AbstractFull Text

Background: We aimed to evaluate the risk factors of the daily mortality associated with air pollution causing acute lower respiratory tract infections. Methods: We applied a short time series analysis to the air pollution record, meteorological data and 133 non-accidental death data in Shengyang,...

Author(s)
Guo Jie; Ma MingYue; Xiao ChunLing; Zhang ChunQing; Chen JianPing; Lin Hong; Du YiMing; Liu Min
Publisher
School of Public Health and Institute of Public Health Research, Tehran University of Medical Sciences
Publication
Iranian Journal of Public Health, 2018, 47, 9, pp 1260-1270
AbstractFull Text

Background: Indoor air pollutants are increasingly being associated with respiratory illnesses leading to high degree of morbidity and mortality. There are not sufficient epidemiological studies from Pakistan which assess level of awareness of indoor air pollution resulting in respiratory diseases...

Author(s)
Nadia Tariq; Tamkeen Jaffry; Rahma Fiaz; Rajput, A. M.; Sadaf Khalid
Publisher
Health Services Academy
Publication
Pakistan Journal of Public Health, 2018, 8, 2, pp 80-83
AbstractFull Text

Bioethanol is environmentally friendly bioenergy used as a gasoline substitute. Bioethanol raw materials sourced from cultivated plants require high cost and compete with the provision of food. Agricultural waste and organic waste have potential chemical content used as alternative feedstock for...

Author(s)
Susmiati, Y.
Publisher
Brawijaya University
Publication
Industria: Jurnal Teknologi dan Manajemen Agroindustri, 2018, 7, 2, pp 67-80
AbstractFull Text

Background: Drinking water of acceptable quality is supposed to be free from faecal coliform and chemical substances that may be hazardous to human health. Water treatment and safe storage at the household level has been advocated as effective means of ensuring safe drinking water. This study was...

Author(s)
Mushi, M. F.; Mpelasoka, O. E.; Mazigo, H. D.; McLeod, L.; Moremi, N.; Mirambo, M. M.; Mshana, S. E.
Publisher
Health Research User's Trust Fund
Publication
Tanzania Journal of Health Research, 2018, 20, 3, pp unpaginated
AbstractFull Text

Sustainable production of ethanol as alternative renewable fuels, there is a need for a yeast strain which can convert the non-food substrate into ethanol economically. Extensive screening program for such yeast for bioethanol production was attempted from the diverge ecosystem. That resulted into...

Author(s)
Joshi, B. H.; Dhingani, R. M.; Prasad, R. V.
Publisher
JEBAS
Publication
Journal of Experimental Biology and Agricultural Sciences, 2018, 6, 3, pp 482-489

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