Circular Economy

 

Circular Economy

Advancements and Challenges in the Synthesis of Oxymethylene Ethers (OMEs) as Sustainable Transportation Fuels
14/06/2024 - The urgent need for sustainable alternatives to fossil fuels in the transportation sector is driving research into novel energy carriers that can meet the high energy density requirements of...
Emotionality in Transboundary Water: A Case Study of Helmand River
- While a substantial body of literature perceives rationality as the only path for negotiations over the use of the transboundary shared watercourse, recent scholarship has unveiled the role of...
Comparative assessment of deep belief network and hybrid adaptive neuro-fuzzy inference system model based on a meta-heuristic optimization algorithm for precise predictions of the potential evapotranspiration
15/06/2024 - Accurately predicting potential evapotranspiration (PET) is crucial in water resource management, agricultural planning, and climate change studies. This research aims to investigate the...
Water use efficiency in China is impacted by climate change and land use and land cover
15/06/2024 - A crucial physiological indicator known as water use efficiency (WUE) (Foley et al.) assesses the trade-off between water loss and carbon uptake. The carbon and water coupling mechanisms, energy...
Bibliometric analysis of research hotspots and trends in the field of volatile organic compound (VOC) emission accounting
17/06/2024 -       Volatile organic compounds (VOCs) have been extensively studied because of their significant roles as precursors of atmospheric ozone and secondary organic aerosol...
Enhancement of biomass productivity and biochemical composition of alkaliphilic microalgae by mixotrophic cultivation using cheese whey for biofuel production
17/06/2024 - The growth of microalgae under alkaline conditions ensures an ample supply of CO2 from the atmosphere, with a low risk of crashing due to contamination and predators. The present study...
Association of sudden sensorineural hearing loss with meteorological factors: a time series study in Hefei, China, and a literature review
17/06/2024 - Air pollution can cause disease and has become a major global environmental problem. It is currently believed that air pollution may be related to the progression of SSNHL. As a rapidly developing...
Interpreting optimised data-driven solution with explainable artificial intelligence (XAI) for water quality assessment for better decision-making in pollution management
17/06/2024 - In Saudi Arabia, water pollution and drinking water scarcity pose a major challenge and jeopardise the achievement of sustainable development goals. The urgent need for rapid and accurate...
Multiple scenario land use simulation based on a coupled MOGA-PLUS model: a case of the Yellow River Basin
17/06/2024 - Land use changes have profoundly influenced global environmental dynamics. The Yellow River (YR), as the world’s fifth-longest river, significantly contributes to regional social and economic...
Heavy metal tolerance and detoxification mechanism mediated by heavy metal resistance genes in compost habitat
17/06/2024 - Heavy metal pollution from compost is one of the most concerned environmental problems, which poses a threat to the ecosystem and human health. This study aims to reveal the heavy metal tolerance...
Biogenic Mn Oxide Generation and Mn(II) Removal by a Manganese Oxidizing Bacterium Bacillus sp. Strain M2
- Abstract Mn(II)-oxidizing bacteria (MOB) are widely distributed in natural environments and can convert soluble Mn(II) into insoluble Mn(III) and Mn(IV). The biogenic manganese...
Brain Computer Interface-Based Signal Processing Techniques for Feature Extraction and Classification of Motor Imagery Using EEG: A Literature Review
01/09/2024 - Abstract A communication path for people having severe neural disorders is provided by Brain Computer Interaction. The Brain–Computer Interface in an electroencephalogram is...
The Impact of Renewable Energy Development on Regional Carbon Emission Reduction: Based on the Spatio-Temporal Analysis of 30 Provinces in China
- The development of renewable energy has become an important means for the world to cope with climate change, ensure energy security, and protect the ecological environment. Using the panel data of...
Linking chemical surface water monitoring and pesticide regulation in selected European countries
12/06/2024 - The progress in chemical analytics and understanding of pesticide dynamics in surface waters allows establishing robust data on compounds with frequent exceedances of quality standards. The...
Effect of intercropping and biochar amendments on lead removal capacity by Corchorus olitorius and Zea mays
12/06/2024 - Intercropping is a sustainable strategy recognized for boosting crop production and mitigating heavy metal toxicity in contaminated soils. This study investigates the effects of biochar amendments...
Influence of gestational hypertension and maternal air pollutant exposure on birth outcomes
12/06/2024 - The relationship between exposure to air pollutants and fetal growth outcomes has shown inconsistency, and only a limited number of studies have explored the impact of air pollution on gestational...
The methods for improving the biodegradability of oily sludge: a critical review
13/06/2024 - Biological degradation method, as an environmentally friendly, low-carbon, and clean pollution treatment technology, is widely used for the harmless disposal of oily sludge. The biodegradability...
Phytoremediation mechanism and role of plant growth promoting rhizobacteria in weed plants for eco-restoration of hazardous industrial waste polluted site: a review
13/06/2024 - Plants have numerous strategies for phytoremediation depending upon the characteristic of pollutants. Plant growth promoting rhizobacteria (PGPR) are essential to the process of phytoremediation...
Historical trends of heavy metals applying radio-dating and neutron activation analysis (NAA) in sediment cores, Burullus Lagoon, Egypt
13/06/2024 - Burullus lagoon is part of Egypt’s protected area network. The lagoon serves as a reservoir for drainage water discharged from agricultural areas, and the lake’s sediments provide a unique...
Engineering superhydrophobicity: a survey of coating techniques for silicone-based oil–water separation membranes
13/06/2024 - Oil spills in the ocean and the release of contaminated wastewater from industries cause significant harm to the ecosystem and water sources. To tackle this environmental problem, oil–water...
Population-specific responses to pollution exposure suggest local adaptation of invasive red swamp crayfish Procambarus clarkii along the Mediterranean French coastline
13/06/2024 - Anthropogenic stressors can have an impact in a broad range of physiological processes and can be a major selective force leading to rapid evolution and local population adaptation. In this study,...