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Production process including agricultural production plays a significant role for some pollutants like Methane (CH4) and Nitrous Oxide (N2O), leading to the necessity of supplying safe drinking water in rural areas due to pollutants leakage to water resources. Thus, in addition to the policies at...

Author(s)
Ghafarian, F.; Farajzadeh, Z.; Sheikhzeinoddin, A.
Publisher
Agricultural Planning, Economics, and Rural Development Research Institute (APERDRI), Tehran, Iran
Citation
Village and Development, 2023, 25, 3, pp fa167-fa198
Abstract

Purpose: Environmental pollution is a world-wide problem, heavy metals belonging to the most important pollutants. The progress of industries has led to increased emission of pollutants into ecosystems. Tajan is one of navigable river in the North of Iran. Along the Tajan agricultural industries...

Publisher
Departmento de Enfermedades Infecciosas y Tropicales, Universidade del Zulia, Maracaibo, Venezuela
Citation
Kasmera, 2022, 50, 1,
Abstract

Large amounts of environmental pollutants that occur in nature mean a serious problem. Improving productivity as one of the most important sources of economic growth means using efficient production for all resources including labor, capital and energy. The main purpose of this study is to...

Author(s)
Eskandari, S.; Zeraatkish, Y.; Moghaddasi, R.; Azizi, J.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
International Journal of Environmental Science and Technology, 2021, 19, 3, pp 1717-1728
Abstract

Background: Air pollution is the sixth highest risk factor for attributable disability-adjusted life-years (DALYs) in North Africa and the Middle East, but the relative importance of different subtypes of air pollution and any potential differences in their health effects by population demographics ...

Author(s)
Abbasi-Kangevari, M.; Malekpour, M. R.; Masinaei, M.; Moghaddam, S. S.; Ghamari, S. H.; Abbasi-Kangevari, Z.; Rezaei, N.; Rezaei, N.; Mokdad, A. H.; Naghavi, M.; Larijani, B.; Farzadfar, F.; Murray Dphil, C. J. L.
Publisher
Elsevier, Oxford, UK
Citation
Lancet Planetary Health, 2023, 7, 5, pp e358-e369
Abstract

The oil industry is one of the causes of environmental pollution by oil spills due to drilling and extraction. In case of oil leakage from oil wells to soil and then groundwater, it leads to the movement of pollutants and the spread of pollution by groundwater. In the study area, due to the...

Author(s)
Pourmohammadi, S.; Karbassi, A.; Baikpour, S.; Shariat, S. M.; Hassounizadeh, H.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
International Journal of Environmental Science and Technology, 2022, 19, 8, pp 7059-7066
Abstract

In the present study air quality analyses for sulfur dioxide (SO2), were conducted in Shiraz, a city in the south of Iran. The measurements were taken from 2011 through 2012 in two different locations to prepare average data in the city. The average concentrations were calculated for every 24...

Author(s)
Masoudi, M.; Ordibeheshti, F.; Poor, N. R.
Publisher
IOS Press, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Asian Journal of Water, Environment and Pollution, 2020, 17, 1, pp 97-104
Abstract

In this study, we investigated the total arsenic concentration in the soil and the related human exposure risks in the central part of the Bardsir Plain in southeastern Iran. The results show that the average total arsenic concentration in agricultural soil is 50.26 mg/kg, which is 2.5 times higher ...

Author(s)
Khajehpour, S.; Karbassi, A.; Honarmand, M.; Shariat, M.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
International Journal of Environmental Health Research, 2022, 32, 5, pp 1123-1136
Abstract

Lung cancer is the most rapidly increasing malignancy worldwide with an estimated 2.1 million cancer cases in the latest, 2018 World Health Organization (WHO) report. The objective of this study was to investigate the association of air pollution and lung cancer, in Tehran, Iran. Residential area...

Author(s)
Khorrami, Z.; Pourkhosravani, M.; Rezapour, M.; Etemad, K.; Taghavi-Shahri, S. M.; K├╝nzli, N.; Amini, H.; Khanjani, N.
Publisher
Nature Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
Scientific Reports, 2021, 11, 1,
Abstract

Total petroleum hydrocarbons (TPHs) are common environmental pollutants in aquatic ecosystems that tend to adsorb onto the sediments. This study aimed to monitor the concentration and assessment of contamination level of TPHs in the sediments of Karun River and Bahmanshir estuary, which will...

Author(s)
Dehvari, M.; Takdastan, A.; Jorfi, S.; Ahmadi, M.; Birgani, Y. T.; Babaei, A. A.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
International Journal of Environmental Health Research, 2023, 33, 1, pp 71-82
Abstract

With recent increases in urban population and development, agricultural lands have been changed to residential areas and industrial settlements. Such urban population growth increases necessitate emerging relatively new strategies and forms in urban parks and landscape designs to meet today's...

Author(s)
Kazemi, F.; Hosseinpour, N.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Land Use Policy, 2022, 123,

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