Economía Circular

Economía Circular

Modeling Nitrogen Balance for Pre-Assessment of Surface and Groundwater Nitrate (NO3-?N) Contamination from N–Fertilizer Application Loss: a Case of the Bilate Downstream Watershed Cropland
- Nitrogen is an essential plant nutrient, but in excess amounts in the soil can cause significant water quality problems. Since nitrate is very soluble and is not retained by soil, it easily leaches...
Crude Oil Bioremediation: From Bacteria to Microalgae
01/02/2023 - Crude oil is one of the major pollutants present. Its extraction and processing generate processing waters contaminated by hydrocarbons which are harmful to both human health and the flora and fauna...
Phytoremediation Potential of Native Plants Growing in Industrially Polluted Soils of Al-Qassim, Saudi Arabia
02/02/2023 - Rapid industrialization has resulted in the release and subsequent accumulation of heavy metals (HMs) in various environmental matrices, which poses serious health threats globally. Utilizing native...
Investigation of the Ozonation of Highly PAXHs Contaminated Soil Using Ultrahigh Resolution Mass Spectrometry
26/01/2023 - Ozonation is an effective chemical treatment technique for removing contamination from the environment. In some countries it is used to clean up drinking water instead of using chlorinated treatment....
Enhanced phytoremediation of atrazine-contaminated soil by vetiver (Chrysopogon zizanioides L.) and associated bacteria
24/01/2023 - The intensive and long-term use of atrazine (ATZ) has led to the contamination of agricultural soils and non-target organisms, posing a series of threats to human health through the transmission...
Phytoremediation Potential of Sorghum as a Bioenergy Crop in Pb-Amendment Soil
24/01/2023 - Lead contamination is among the most significant threats to the environment. The phytoextraction approach uses plants that can tolerate and accumulate metals in their tissues. Lately, biofuel plants...
Contents and Spatial Distribution of Arsenic in Vineyard Soils in Mediterranean Environment
- This study presents the contents and spatial distribution of arsenic (As) in vineyard soils from the Valdepeñas Protected Designation Origin (PDO) in central Spain. As content varies within the...
Efficacy of marigold (Tagetes erecta L.) for the treatment of tannery and surgical industry wastewater under citric acid amendment: a lab scale study
19/01/2023 - Contamination of land and aquatic ecosystems with heavy metals (HMs) is a global issue having the persistent potential to damage the quality of food and water. In the present study, Tagetes erecta...
Effects of Various Ripening Media on the Mesoporous Structure and Morphology of Hydroxyapatite Powders
19/01/2023 - Mesoporous hydroxyapatite (HA) materials demonstrate advantages as catalysts and as support systems for catalysis, as adsorbent materials for removing contamination from soil and water, and as...
Pollution Assessment with Respect to Five Heavy Metals in Urban Soils of the Greater Chennai Region, Southeast Coast of India
- During the last few decades, contamination of air, water and soil has become the talk of the era due to high anthropogenic influence especially in the metropolitan cities. Taking this in mind, this...
Current Progress and Open Challenges for Combined Toxic Effects of Manufactured Nano-Sized Objects (MNO’s) on Soil Biota and Microbial Community
16/01/2023 - Soil is a porous matrix containing organic matter and minerals as well as living organisms that vary physically, geographically, and temporally. Plants choose a particular microbiome from a pool of...
Simultaneous determination of heavy metal concentrations and toxicities by diffusive gradient in thin films containing Acinetobacter whole-cell bioreporters (Bio-DGT)
- Heavy metal contaminations may cause severe toxic impacts to ecological systems and human health. Measurements of metals' bioavailable concentrations and toxicities simultaneously and in-situ in...
Zeolite amendment reduces lead accumulation and improves growth and yield in tomato plants irrigated with sewage water
14/01/2023 - Although sewage water (SW) is a source of nutrients, it also causes heavy metal accumulation in soil; especially, lead (Pb+) contamination of soil is a serious concern in agriculture. Soil...
Design and Construction of a Prototype for Arsenic Retention in Mining-Contaminated Waters by Application of Nanoparticles-Based Technosols
10/01/2023 - A large number of heavy metals are usually contained in mine-derived liquids, which could cause contamination of surrounding water sources. Due to the detrimental effects on the environment and...
Study on the Remediation of Cadmium/Mercury Contaminated Soil by Leaching: Effectiveness, Conditions, and Ecological Risks
- Soil leaching is a viable technology to achieve rapid remediation and reuse of contaminated sites. However, there is still a need to find leaching reagents that can achieve high removal rates of...
Assessments of Heavy Metals Accumulation, Bioavailability, Mobility, and Toxicity in Serpentine Soils
09/01/2023 - Accumulation of heavy metals is a concerning issue due to their known persistence in the ecosystem, and there are standard limits established for their maximum allowable concentrations in soils....
A New Approach for Agricultural Water Management Using Pillows Made from COVID-19 Waste Face Masks and Filled with a Hydrogel Polymer: Preliminary Studies
06/01/2023 - Face masks have become an essential commodity during the COVID-19 pandemic, and their use rises daily. Excessive face mask use will likely continue to combat the virus and bacterial impacts in the...
Heavy metal pollution in surface sediments and human health assessment in southern Al-Khobar coast, Saudi Arabia
- Surface sediment samples from twenty-nine stations in south Al-Khobar coastline, Arabian Gulf, have been examined to assess the heavy metal contamination and impact on human health through dermal...
Preparation and Characterization of Electrospun Poly(lactic acid)/Poly(ethylene glycol)–b–poly(propylene glycol)–b–poly(ethylene glycol)/Silicon Dioxide Nanofibrous Adsorbents for Selective Copper (II) Ions Removal from Wastewater
- The problem of industrial wastewater containing heavy metals is always a big concern, especially Cu2+, which interprets the soil activity in farmland and leaves a negative impact on the environment...
Bioremediation of Hazardous Wastes Using Green Synthesis of Nanoparticles
03/01/2023 - Advanced agronomic methods, urbanisation, and industrial expansion contaminate air, water and soil, globally. Agricultural and industrial activities threaten living biota, causing biodiversity loss...