Most Downloaded Articles

Open access

ISSN: 2590-1826

The role of some important metal oxide nanoparticles for wastewater and antibacterial applications: A review

Nanotechnology has great potential to improve water purification and decontamination efficiency. Nanomaterials are efficient at removing organic and inorganic pollutants and heavy metals from wastewater...

Share article

Air quality and management in petroleum refining industry: A review

Among the fossil fuels, petroleum is more valuable to several businesses due to the production of extensive assortments of finished products, making it a pivot natural resource in the development of...

Share article

Assessment of heavy metal contamination in sediment at the newly established tannery industrial Estate in Bangladesh: A case study

This research work was focused to evaluate the concentration of heavy metals (i.e., Cr, Pb, Mn, Cu and Fe) in sediment samples collected from the Dhaleshwari River near the area of a newly established...

Share article

A review of environmental occurrence, toxicity, biotransformation and biomonitoring of volatile organic compounds

Volatile organic compounds (VOCs) encompass hundreds of high production volume chemicals that have been used in a wide range of household and industrial products. Widespread use of products that contain...

Share article

Occurrence of pharmaceuticals in the environmental waters: African and Asian perspectives

Environmental ubiquity of pharmaceuticals has stimulated a lot of societal and global concerns. The occurrence of pharmaceuticals in the environment differs from country to country depending on the...

Share article

A review on environmentally benevolent synthesis of CdS nanoparticle and their applications

The word ‘Nano’ received great attention of world, due to their fabulous and novel applications in numerous fields. Cadmium sulphide nanoparticles (CdS NPs) are unique in their properties due the size...

Share article

Green synthesis of gold nanoparticles using Curcuma pseudomontana isolated curcumin: Its characterization, antimicrobial, antioxidant and anti- inflammatory activities

Green synthesis of gold nanoparticles (AuNPs) has garnered fervent interest due to their implicit biomedical applications. This study reveals the green synthesis of AuNPs and co-functionalization with...

Share article

Application of Aztec Marigold (Tagetes erecta L.) for phytoremediation of heavy metal polluted lateritic soil

Heavy metals are pollutants of great concern due to their toxicity and immutable nature. As a result of human actions such as mining, industrial activity and agricultural practices, heavy metals find...

Share article

Assessment of earthworm diversity and pesticide toxicity in Eudrilus Eugeniae

Pesticides have become an inseparable part of modern agricultural production and technology. Malathion pesticide more than 139,000 MT production capacity annually, with more than 219 technical grade...

Share article

Structure, morphology and electrochemical properties of SrTiO3 perovskite: Photocatalytic and supercapacitor applications

In order to explore an alternative photocatalyst for environmental remediation, we report the sol-gel process for the synthesis of strontium titanate (SrTiO3) nanoparticles (STNPs). The as-synthesized...

Share article

Human health risk assessment (HHRA) of fluoride and nitrate using pollution index of groundwater (PIG) in and around hard rock terrain of Cuddapah, A.P. South India

Groundwater is the most common source of drinking and irrigation in the world. As a result of human activities and natural processes, nitrate levels in most groundwater supplies in arid and semi-arid...

Share article

Fabrication of improved cellulose acetate-based biodegradable films for food packaging applications

Biodegradable polymers based food packaging films can replace the non-biodegradable synthetic polymers in the way of low cost and also which creates a positive outcome on both environmentally and economically....

Share article

Removal of organic dyes using Fucus vesiculosus seaweed bioadsorbent an ecofriendly approach: Equilibrium, kinetics and thermodynamic studies

Increasing industrialization leads to enhanced level of pollutants in wastewater that ultimately degrade the environment. Fucus vesiculosus, brown algae was utilized as bioadsorbent for elimination...

Share article

Adsorptive removal of methyl orange dye from aqueous solution using populous leaves: Insights from kinetics, thermodynamics and computational studies

The present investigation reports an effective adsorption of methyl orange dye using the leaves of populous tree in five different forms. The physicochemical properties of all adsorbents were characterized...

Share article

Adsorption performances of corn cob-derived biochar in saturated and semi-saturated vertical-flow constructed wetlands for nutrient removal under erratic oxygen supply

In this study, corn cob biochar-established Vertical-Flow Constructed Wetland (saturated and semi-saturated systems) with varying oxygen supplying blueprints were initiated to purge methane-fermented...

Share article

Kinetic and equilibrium studies of Congo red dye adsorption on cabbage waste powder

In this work, the potential of utilizing of dried Cabbage Waste Powder (CWP) as an agro-waste biosorbent for the removal of noxious Congo Red (CR) dye was successfully investigated. FTIR spectroscopic...

Share article

Assessing the level of contamination of metals in surface soils at thermal power area: Evidence from developing country (India)

The purpose of this study was to determine the concentrations and contamination level of heavy metals and metalloid (i.e., Zn, Fe, Cu, Mn, Pb and As) in sediment samples taken from a thermal power station's...

Share article

Adsorption of malachite green dye from aqueous solutions using mesoporous chitosan–zinc oxide composite material

Chitosan–zinc oxide composite with an average size of 33 nm was synthesized by facile chemical precipitation technique for application in the removal of water contaminants such as dyes. Malachite green...

Share article

Organochlorine pesticides in the soils of Cardamom Hill Reserve (CHR), Kerala, India: Geo spatial distribution, ecological and human health risk assessment

The present study assessed the organochlorine pesticides (OCPs) residues in the soils of Cardamom Hill Reserve (CHR), a tropical humid forest landscape of Idukki District of Kerala, India. The concentrations,...

Share article

Optimization of sustainable chitosan/Moringa. oleifera as coagulant aid for the treatment of synthetic turbid water – A systemic study

In this study, acid treated carbonized chitosan@ Moringa. oleifera (ACCM) have proven to be better coagulant for the treatment of synthetic turbid water from the wastewater system. The compound exhibit...

Share article

Elemental analysis in surface soil and dust of roadside academic institutions in Dhaka city, Bangladesh and their impact on human health

The increasing industrial activities, number of vehicles on road and population in large cities causes the contamination of air in urban environment, and eventually affect human health. Therefore, the...

Share article

Phytogenic synthesis of gold nanoparticles and applications for removal of methylene blue dye: A review

Clean and ample supplies of water for better health, society, economy, and environment are crucial. Industrial revolutions have substantially polluted the environment and we are facing intimidating...

Share article

The impact of sub-lethal concentrations of glyphosate on growth and haematology of African catfish under aquatic ecological micro-climate

The impact of sub-lethal concentrations of glyphosate (Isopropylamine salt - H2NCH(CH3)2) an active ingredient in Roundup® herbicides on growth and haematology of African catfish (Clarias gariepinus)...

Share article

Spatial distribution of total petroleum hydrocarbons in surface sediments of Palk Bay, Tamil Nadu, India

Palk Bay is a marine protected area with a sensitive ecosystem like coral reefs, seagrass meadows, and mangroves with rich biodiversity. Observations indicate that these ecosystems are at risk from...

Share article

Health status monitoring of Mystus cavasius through histological aberrations of liver and kidney due to the deterioration of water Physico-chemical parameters in Surma River

Water pollution is a threat to aquatic organisms, including fish, and is a global concern for aquatic biodiversity and ecosystem integrity. This study evaluates the effect of waterborne pollutants on...

Share article

Stay Informed

Register your interest and receive email alerts tailored to your needs. Sign up below.