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Lead (Pb) is a ubiquitous pollutant which poses serious threats to plants, animals and humans once entered into the food chain via contaminated industrial effluents on their discharge into the surface of water bodies and/or geological materials. This study aimed...

["Natural Resource Management","Environmental Contamination and Remediation"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5672
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The use of microalgae in biotechnological processes has received much attention worldwide. This is primarily due to the fact that they are inexpensive to grow, requiring only sunlight and CO2, whilst lending themselves to a range of uses, such as to reduce CO2...

["Natural Resource Management","Environmental Contamination and Remediation","Environmental Impacts","Green Chemistry"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5295
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Industrial effluent containing textile dyes is regarded as a major environmental concern in the present world. Crystal Violet is one of the vital textile dyes of the triphenylmethane group; it is widely used in textile industry and known for its mutagenic and mitotic...

["Natural Resource Management","Environmental Contamination and Remediation","Green Chemistry"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5015
1 citation
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Background Although water and sanitation are considered human rights, worldwide approximately three of 10 people (2.1 billion) do not have access to safe drinking water. In 2016, 5.6 million students were enrolled in the 34% of Brazilian schools located in rural...

["Epidemiology","Public Health","Natural Resource Management","Environmental Contamination and Remediation"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.4993
1 citation
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Background China currently faces severe environmental pollution caused by burning agricultural straw; thus, resource utilization of these straws has become an urgent policy and practical objective for the Chinese government. Methods This study develops a bio-economic...

["Natural Resource Management","Environmental Contamination and Remediation","Environmental Impacts"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.4624
111 downloads
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A gambling or “game” phenomenon can be observed in the complex relationship between sources and receptors of ecological compensation among multiple stakeholders. This paper investigates the problem of gambling to determine payment amounts, and details a method...

["Ecosystem Science","Natural Resource Management","Environmental Contamination and Remediation","Environmental Impacts","Food, Water and Energy Nexus"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.4475

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