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The French network ECOTOX questioned recently the implementation of ecotoxicology tools and concepts within the elaboration of biocontrol strategies. Ecotoxicology is defined as the science which studies the impacts of human activity (industry, agriculture, urban growth…) on
Nano is a unit prefix meaning “one billionth, derived from Greek word nánnos means “dwarf”. The potential of matter at nano scale was given by Dr. Richard Feynman in his lecture “There is plenty of space at the bottom”. His idea
From Portuguese shores to North Sea coasts European Atlantic regions are at high risk of being affected by oil and other marine spills, with United Kingdom most affected, according to recent research analysing the potential impact of
In recent years, a vehicle cabin has been recognized as an important indoor environment for people often go working, shopping, traveling, school and home with vehicles. Unfortunately, people can exposure to airborne VOCs pollution in vehicular cabins.
Water quality in ponds and lakes is of the utmost importance, it affects drinking water quality, recreational use of lakes, and agricultural production. Excess nutrients entering ponds and lakes, from agricultural, urban and industrial activities, may cause
Domestic violence is defined as: ‘a physical, mental or sexual violation of the personal integrity of the victim by a person from the victim’s family circle. This includes (ex)-partners, family members and family friends of the victim’