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ISSN: 2405-6650
CN: 10-1794/X
e-ISSN: 2405-6642
p-ISSN: 2405-6650

Pharmaceuticals and personal care products (PPCPs) in the freshwater aquatic environment

Pharmaceuticals and personal care products (PPCPs) are a unique group of emerging environmental contaminants, due to their inherent ability to induce physiological effects in human at low doses. An...

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Sodium lauryl sulfate and its potential impacts on organisms and the environment: A thematic analysis

Due to its ubiquitous presence in the environment and the lack of a scientific consensus regarding the environmental safety of the widely used anionic surfactant Sodium Lauryl Sulfate (CAS No: 151-21-3),...

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Pesticides toxicity in fish: Histopathological and hemato-biochemical aspects – A review

Pesticides are from the potent chemical contaminants in aquatic environment. These chemicals are routed into the aquatic environment through several natural and anthropogenic activities. Pesticides...

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Sources and factors influencing groundwater quality and associated health implications: A review

Groundwater is essential for man's well-being and survival and is imperative for promoting public health. A wide range of groundwater quality studies have been conducted globally. However, there is...

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Steroid hormones in wastewater: Sources, treatments, environmental risks, and regulations

Steroid hormones are micropollutants that contaminate the water worldwide and exhibit a significant threat to human health and the environment even at low concentrations. Steroid hormones are among...

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Heavy metals accumulation in some important fish species cultured in commercial fish farm of Natore, Bangladesh and possible health risk evaluation

Heavy metal contamination in aquatic environment is a serious concern throughout the world. Metal contamination are responsible for the accumulation of metals within the fish body. And, consumption...

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Biomarker for monitoring heavy metal pollution in aquatic environment: An overview toward molecular perspectives

Water pollution is a significant problem in almost all parts of the world. The complexity of anthropogenic activities along the watershed seems to lead the river to function as a giant disposal container....

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Emerging contaminants as global environmental hazards. A bibliometric analysis

This paper presents a bibliometric analysis of peer-reviewed scientific literature on emerging contaminants published from 2000 through 2019. A total of 4968 documents (among research articles and review...

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Analysis of microplastics in spring water

Springs are crucial as primary water sources for various human needs, including in Batu City, East Java, Indonesia. Preserving the integrity of these springs is essential to protect them from contamination,...

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A systematic literature review and bibliometric analysis of sources and analytical approaches of indoor microplastics

This systematic review and bibliometric analysis offer a comprehensive exploration of microplastics (MPs) in indoor air environments up to 2023. This article provides robust insights into the most recent...

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Heavy metal contamination and health risk assessment of road dust from landfills in Dhaka-Narayanganj, Bangladesh

In the recent years, air pollution has become an alarming issue for human health in many rapidly growing megacities including Dhaka and Narayanganj. Herein, pollution status and health risk have been...

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The surveillance of arsenic levels in the drinking water of primary schools and the assessment of the potential cancer-related health risks of children in Multan, Pakistan

To investigate the levels of arsenic (As) in the groundwater and drinking water of primary schools and their potential impact on human health is main objective of this study. To assess risk, the following...

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The associations of heavy metals exposure in water sources to the risk of stunting cases

Stunting is a condition of failure in children-under-five's growth as a result of chronic malnutrition. Thus children become too short for their age, or a condition when a person is shorter than the...

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Determination of organochlorine pesticides from juice samples using magnetic biochar-based dispersive micro-solid phase extraction in combination with dispersive liquid-liquid microextraction

Analysis of pesticide residue levels in juice beverages is important to ensure safe consumption and avoid global trade concerns associated to pesticide contaminations. A simple, inexpensive and effective...

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Legacy and novel PFASs in wastewater, natural water, and drinking water: Occurrence in Western Countries vs China

A critical examination of the occurrence of PFASs in wastewater, surface water, groundwater, and drinking water is presented. Given the ongoing shift towards substitutes of legacy PFASs and the rising...

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Implication of sewage sludge increased application rates on soil fertility and heavy metals contamination risk

This paper aims to assess soil fertility and risk contamination parameters in response to increased amendment rates of sewage sludge application, under semi-arid climatic conditions of Morocco, using...

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Sources, analysis, and health implications of atmospheric microplastics

Microplastics (MPs) are emerging environmental contaminants pervasive in the environment. Studies have revealed that the majority of airborne MPs are in the form of fiber. Inhaled atmospheric MPs adversely...

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Monitoring dioxins and PCBs in eggs as sensitive indicators for environmental pollution and global contaminated sites and recommendations for reducing and controlling releases and exposure

This review compiles information on PCDD/F- and PCB-contaminated eggs from 20 years of global egg monitoring around emission sources in four continents conducted by the International Pollutants Elimination...

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The face mask: A tale from protection to pollution and demanding sustainable solution

The usage of face masks in various sectors of healthcare facilities dates back to years ago. However, the utilization of facial coverings experienced a rapid surge as a result of the escalating rate...

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A comparative study of acidic, basic, and reactive dyes adsorption from aqueous solution onto kaolin adsorbent: Effect of operating parameters, isotherms, kinetics, and thermodynamics

Various studies were reported for the evaluation of the adsorption performance of kaolin clay using single dye types. This paper aimed to evaluate the comparative adsorption capacity of prepared adsorbents...

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Toxicity assessment of bioplastics on brine shrimp (Artemia franciscana) and cell lines

Polylactic acid (PLA) and polybutylene succinate (PBS), are categorized as biodegradable bioplastics that have progressively being utilized as food packaging replacing the obtrusive petroleum plastic....

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Engineered nanoparticles in aquatic systems: Toxicity and mechanism of toxicity in fish

Engineered nanoparticles (ENPs) have gained attention in the world of technology due to their diverse and unique properties compared to their pristine counterparts. Their tunable physical, chemical,...

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Toxicity of copper oxide nanoparticles on agriculturally important soil rhizobacteria Bacillus megaterium

Copper oxide nanoparticles are an integral part of modern agrochemical industries, such as pesticides and nano fertilizers. It has been extensively reviewed and reported that the interaction of nanoparticles...

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Levels and trends of poly- and perfluoroalkyl substances in the Arctic environment – An update

Poly- and perfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs) are important environmental contaminants globally and in the early 2000s they were shown to be ubiquitous contaminants in Arctic wildlife. Previous reviews...

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Probiotics ameliorate chromium-induced growth retardation and stress in Indian major carp rohu, Labeo rohita

Chromium (Cr) is one of the most prominent contaminants due to its cumulative negative effects on fish. Probiotics may be able to mitigate the unfavorable effects of Cr in fish. In this study, the rohu...

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