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Climate change and air pollution

Climate projection and future rainfall trends analysis in the Nouhao sub-basin in Burkina Faso.


NOBA Wendkuni Ghislain et al. View all

Climate change mitigation and adaptation

Climate change is an indicator of changes happening in the biosphere. Monitoring it, will anticipating actions against the resulting disasters. This study, undertaken in Burkina Faso Nouaho sub basin, gives an overview of rainfall in the near, medium and long terms. It is built on regional climates...

Regional Climate Model Climate scenario +3 more

Prediction of Particulate Matter PM2.5 Using Bidirectional Gated Recurrent Unit with Feature Selection


Senthil Kumar Paramasivan et al. View all

Air Quality

In recent years, air pollution has increased with industrialization and urbanization globally. It is an important hazardous factor that causes severe health issues to community’s health. Among the number of pollutants in air, PM2.5 is very dangerous due to its very small, 2.5µm, diameter. The PM2.5...

air pollution Air Quality Index +3 more

Solid waste management

Permeability characteristics and mechanism of tungsten tailings treated by the acid solutions


Shanmei Li et al. View all

Environmental Health

Most of the tungsten tailings (TTs) are filled in the open. As a result, the phenomenon that acid rain influences the engineering geological characteristics of tungsten tailings is impossible to avoid, especially in southern China, where acid rain occurs frequently. This work studied the...

permeability coefficient acid solution +1 more

Investigation of Zero Waste Management Behavior in Turkey


Bahar IKIZOGLU et al. View all

Solid Waste Management

Population growth, industrialization and technological advances have significantly increased waste production, waste collection, transportation and disposal induced significant costs. Waste could be considered a resource that allows nations to reduce the consumption of primary raw materials, protect...

zero waste management survey +2 more

Pine cone ash stabilization of expansive soils


Abiola Ayopo Abiodun et al. View all

Solid Waste Management

The use of appropriate waste materials to stabilize problematic soils, such as expansive soils that are responsible for geotechnical damage, is a common practice in geotechnical engineering. This study presents the use of pulverized ash from the combustion of pine cone (PC) waste as a stabilizing...

Compressive strength expansive soils +4 more

Experimental study of biodegradability of organic waste with industrial waste combined with effluents: a comparison by vermicomposting technology


Vivek. S et al. View all

Solid Waste Management

Vermicomposting is a mesophilic biooxidation and stabilization process of organic materials that involves the joint action of earthworm and microorganism. An experiment was conducted to prepare vermicompost using partially decomposed organic waste such as MSW, fruit waste, vegetable waste and yard...

Vegetable waste Yard waste +6 more

Effect of zinc industrial waste on the mechanical and microstructural properties of the ternary blended concrete


Elavenil Solaiyan et al. View all

Solid Waste Management

The rapid growth of infrastructure leads to industrial waste accumulation and natural resource depletion, raising the need for sustainable solutions. When zinc is refined, a significant amount of non-biodegradable material called jarosite (JS) is generated, requiring proper environmentally friendly...

Jarosite industrial waste +2 more

A Deep Learning-Based Buffalo Optimizer based Squeeze and Excitation Network for Garbage Classification for a Sustainable Environment


Subhashini R et al. View all

Solid Waste Management

A Squeeze and Excitation Network is a deep-learning architectural component designed to enhance networks. The "squeeze" step reduces the spatial dimensions of the input feature maps, and the "excitation" step adaptively recalibrates channel-wise feature responses. This allows the network to focus on...

Smart garbage management Deep learning +2 more

Development of a novel green waste compost stability monitoring method using the CIELAB color model


Dimosthenis Tsivas et al. View all

Solid Waste Management

Compost stability is an essential parameter of composting. Recent studies have shown that the color of compost is influenced by the initial characteristics of the main organic substrates. In this study, the progression of CIELAB color variables and typical compost stability and maturity indices were...

Green Waste composting CIELAB color model +1 more

Water and wastewater

Evaluation of Toxic Heavy Metal Concentration in Aquifer System for Groundwater System Development Using Multivariate Statistical Techniques


Akhtar N. (, Hussain R. S. R. ( et al. View all

Water Quality

Groundwater is a vital resource for human consumption. The study aimed to evaluate toxic metal concentrations in groundwater systems and determine pollutant sources using multivariate methods including cluster analysis (CA), principal factor analysis (PCA), and Pearson correlation coefficient (r)...

heavy metal concentrations Groundwater Pollution +3 more

Green Synthesis of Silver Nanoparticles using Lawsonia inermis for Enhanced Degradation of Organic Pollutants in Wastewater Treatment


Natrayan L et al. View all

Water and Wastewater Treatment

In response to the growing demand for eco-friendly and efficient catalysts in wastewater treatment, this study introduces a novel, biosynthesized silver nanoparticle (AgNP) using leaf extract from Lawsonia inermis, a widely available plant. We employed a unique concentration mixture of 0.015 mg/mL...

green synthesis Water Pollutants +4 more

The effect of oil pollution on community structure of benthic macro ‎invertebrates in the northwest of the Persian Gulf ‎ ‎(Case study: Jafari creek)‎


Maryam MohammadiRouzbahani et al. View all

Water Quality

This study evaluates the contamination levels of heavy metals and petroleum hydrocarbons in Jafari ‎Creek sediments and the effect of these pollutions on Macrobenthos in 2017. Studies to understand ‎the effect of heavy metal Cadmium, Chromium, Nickel, Lead, Selenium, Zinc, Copper, and ‎Vanadium, and...

Heavy metals Jafari Creek +4 more

Photocatalytic Oxidation Process for Petroleum Wastewater Treatment and The Possibility of Using Tapered Bubble Column (TBC): A Review


Firdos .M.Abdulla et al. View all

Water and Wastewater Treatment

The photocatalytic oxidation of organic and petroleum wastewater treatment is an advanced oxidation process (AOP) with several benefits. It operates at normal temperatures and pressure, is inexpensive, does not produce secondary waste, and us easily accessible. Many studies have employed bubble...

Photocatalysis Produced water +2 more

Potential of the Alfalfa (Medicago Sativa‏(‏‎ Rhizobium Bacteria for Nitrate and ‎Phosphate Removal from the Sugarcane Industry Wastewater


Shahrzad Khoramnezhadian‎ et al. View all

Water and Wastewater Treatment

To conduct this experiment, rhizospheric bacteria were isolated from the root nodules of alfalfa ‎plants (Medicago sativa) in the Khuzestan province during the spring season. For the molecular ‎identification of superior isolates, DNA extraction and expression of 16S rDNA were performed. ‎To...

Rhizobia Medicago sativa +3 more

Efficiency of engineered/modified biochars-based adsorbents for removal of pollutants from aquatic environment: A critical review


Iftikhar Ali et al. View all

Soil and groundwater contamination and remediation

Biochar shows substantial potential to contribute as a globally applicable adsorbent to decontaminate the water system due to the ample availability of feedstocks and valuable physio-chemical surface properties. This review aims to highlight the modification technologies of biochar, the alteration...

A multiregressed COA-SAM model for predicting seasonal streamflow variability: A case study over Murray river basin


Muhammad Yousuf Tufail et al. View all

Environmental data analysis and modelling

Streamflow of the Murray River (MR) was investigated from 1978 to 2017, using statistical analysis based on Indian Ocean modes of variability. During the cool season, June to August (JJA), observations and reanalysis products have been used to analyse the relation of streamflow of MR with Indian...

Screening, Identification, and Optimization of Sulfur-Oxidizing Bacteria from Post-coal Mining Ponds of Different Ages in Samarinda, East Kalimantan, Indonesia


Eko Kusumawati et al. View all

Water Quality

This research was conducted to isolation, screening, identification, and culture conditions optimization (pH, temperature, thiosulfate concentration, and incubation period) of potential sulfur-oxidizing bacterial (SOB) to reduce sulfur concentrations in post-coal mining ponds water of various ages...

bioremediation coal mining +2 more

Formaldehyde degradation using Biofilter loaded with Compost, Vermiculite and Activated Carbon: Performance and Optimization


Dr.J.Jeyanthi et al. View all

Air Quality

Formaldehyde is one of the typical indoor pollutants causing theprevalence of acute health issues among those residing in indoor environments. Biofiltrationis a commonly adopted technique to treat indoor air pollutants. In this investigation, a biofilter was fabricated and compactly filled with...

biofilter EBRT +4 more

Eco-Friendly Cost-Effective Formation of Copper Oxide Nanostructures and its Prodigious Potential for Environmental Remediation Applications


Sreenivasan V.S et al. View all

Ecology, environmental change and management

The proliferation of environmental pollution, particularly from hazardous industrial dyes, poses a significant threat to ecosystems and aquatic life. This study uses extract from Nerium oleander leaves as a natural capping and reducing agent to produce copper oxide nanoparticles (CuO NPs), an...

Copper oxide nanoparticles Nerium oleander leaf +4 more

GC-MS characterization of Polygonatum geminiflorum depicted by antibacterial efficacy of the biosynthesized silver nanoparticles using its leaf extract


Iftikhar Ali et al. View all

Environmental Toxicology and Biogeochemistry of Ecosystems

The biological synthesis of nanomaterials is drawing immense interest because of their non-hazardous nature and enormous antimicrobial application. In the present study, we explored Polygonatum geminiflorum Decne for phytochemical profiling and biosynthesis of silver nanoparticles to control soft...

Circular economy

Experimental Investigation of Effect of Waste PET fibres on the Impact Behaviour of PET Fibre Reinforced Concrete


Karthikeyan S et al. View all

Solid Waste Management

Concrete, being the construction material that is extensively employed, possesses various limitations despite its adaptability in building projects. It exhibits weakness when subjected to tension, has restricted ductility, and offers minimal resistance against cracking. Concrete is widely used in...

PET fibre Concrete grade +3 more

Evolutionary game analysis of enterprises’ green production behavior in the context of China’s economic green transformation


Xue Lei et al. View all

Circular economy

In the context of China's critical economic transition towards sustainability, this research employs a tripartite evolutionary game model involving government, enterprises, and environmental protection social organizations to investigate the evolutionary trajectory of enterprises' green production...

environmental social organizations corporate green production +4 more

The Impact of Environmental Protection Tax Policy on the Financial Performance of Heavy Pollution Enterprises


Kunjian Zhao et al. View all

Circular economy

Leveraging the implementation of China's environmental protection tax (EPT) policy in 2018 as a focal point, this study employs a quasi-natural experiment via the double-difference method to investigate the EPT's impact on the financial performance (FP) of publicly listed companies in heavily...

EPT Heavy polluting enterprises +2 more

Development of sustainable masonry solid blocks by the incorporation of industrial and agro waste.


E.KAVITHA et al. View all

Solid Waste Management

Bricks have been extensively adopted for centuries and continue to play a vital role in the construction industry. Nevertheless of its dependable workability and accessibility, fired clay brick production has been recognized for its comparatively high energy and resource requirements. Traditional...

Carbon footprint Eco-friendly building blocks +2 more

Visitors’ environmental attitudes and willingness to pay for nature conservation: the case of Langtang National Park in the Himalayas


Stamatios Ntanos et al. View all

Ecosystems and Natural Resources Management

National parks are a destination for nature-based tourism (NBT) in both the developed and developing countries. National Park visitors with pro-environmental attitudes may be more likely to support the management's conservation efforts. However, managing and funding national parks and protected...

entrance fee environmental attitudes +5 more

Sustainable use of ferrochrome slag and quarry dust composites as cement-bound layers of flexible pavement


Ajay Chappa et al. View all

Solid Waste Management

In this study, an attempt was made to characterize ferrochrome slag as cement-bound layers of flexible pavement in view of its leaching behavior. Toxicity Characteristic Leaching Procedure (TCLP) test was conducted to assess the mobility of toxic elements in ferrochrome slag. Ferrochrome slag...

Ferrochrome slag leaching +4 more

Exploring the effects of eco-friendly and biodegradable biocomposite with PLA incorporating eggshell and walnut powder as fillers


SIVAKUMAR A et al. View all

Solid Waste Management

Composites gain utility when filler materials are incorporated. The qualities of the material are changed when filler components are added. In recent years, the use of bio-based components in polymers and polymer composites has significantly increased. Agricultural wastes are employed in this case...

Walnut powder Poly lactic acid +3 more