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A growing number of companies around the world have already adopted sustainable practices as the majority of consumers are increasingly concerned with environmental and health issues. Despite this, lack of knowledge in sustainability can represent a limit to a sustainable conversion of Italian wine ...

Author(s)
Luzzani, G.; Lamastra, L.; Valentino, F.; Capri, E.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Science of the Total Environment, 2021, 759,
Abstract

Lorestan province has a high potential for aquaculture development due to its geographical and climatic conditions. This study investigated the possibility of aquaculture development in Lorestan province using GIS-based DANP. The relationship between criteria was considered by the DEMATEL method....

Author(s)
Ghobadi, M.; Nasri, M.; Ahmadipari, M.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Aquaculture, 2021, 530,
Abstract

In recent years, to meet the needs of economic development, an increasing number of coastal nuclear power plants and thermal power plants (CNATPPs) have used seawater as the source and sink of cooling water. Considering six CNATPPs along the coast of China, based on the model of conservation of...

Author(s)
Lin Jie; Zou XinQing; Huang FaMing
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Water Research (Oxford), 2021, 188,
Abstract

Seawater reverse osmosis (SWRO) desalination is a widely adopted desalination technology given its cost effectiveness and lower energy consumption compared to thermal methods. However, SWRO is sensitive to intake water quality and requires strict pretreatment, which requires significant chemical...

Author(s)
Al-Kaabi, A.; Al-Sulaiti, H.; Al-Ansari, T.; Mackey, H. R.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Desalination, 2021, 500,
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Cover for Strategies for locating a mate.

Finding a mate is one of the biggest challenges facing any animal that relies on sexual reproduction. For butterflies, the process of finding, recognizing and attracting a mate involves a combination of visual (sight) and chemical (scent) signals. This chapter discusses the perching (staying put...

Author(s)
Cannon, R. J. C.
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789242638)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Understanding the mechanisms underpinning nest-site selection offers novel insights about selective forces shaping the breeding ecology of birds, and provides vital information for conservation planning. We evaluated and compared nest-site selection and breeding success of Vermilion Flycatchers...

Author(s)
Rebollo, M. E.; Jahn, A. E.; Cereghetti, J.; Fernandez, S. A. P.; Sarasola, J. H.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Arid Environments, 2020, 177,
Abstract

Mussel farming has increasingly come into focus as a potential mitigation measure for fish farms and eutrophication, in addition to being a food source. This study presents a GIS-based suitability analysis combined with a farm scale model to identify appropriate mussel farming sites. The sites are...

Author(s)
Thenen, M. von; Maar, M.; Hansen HenningSten; Friedland, R.; Schiele, K. S.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Marine Pollution Bulletin, 2020, 156,
Abstract

Key Takeaways: Using records research, geospatial analysis, and focused customer outreach, Cal Water's pilot program improved the accuracy of its Lead and Copper Rule (LCR) sample-site selection. Following best practices to review and update a system's sample-site selection program can ensure that...

Author(s)
Arnold, R. B.; Wang, L.; Lopez, T.; James, S.; Blute, N.
Publisher
Wiley, Hoboken, USA
Citation
Journal AWWA, 2020, 112, 4, pp 22-31
Abstract

The existing statistical evaluation methods of caprock sealing ability in CO2 sequestration engineering only take into account the sealing ability of caprocks before sequestration but cannot reflect the retained sealing ability of caprock after hydrochemical reactions. A microscopic sealing...

Author(s)
Han Xu; Feng FuPing; Cong ZiYuan
Publisher
Hindawi, London, UK
Citation
Geofluids, 2020, 2020, 2648692,
Abstract

The Yamuna River is the part of vast Indo-Gangetic alluvial plain abides a huge scarcity of water in terms of both surface and groundwater resources. Artificial recharge is the most promising measure in the present scenario to improve the groundwater conditions of the area. In the present study...

Author(s)
Armugha Khan; Himanshu Govil; Taloor, A. K.; Gaurav Kumar
Publisher
Elsevier, Oxford, UK
Citation
Groundwater for Sustainable Development, 2020, 11,

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