Science of the Total Environment

(The median citation count of Science of the Total Environment is 9. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 500 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2019-11-01 to 2023-11-01.)
First confirmed detection of SARS-CoV-2 in untreated wastewater in Australia: A proof of concept for the wastewater surveillance of COVID-19 in the community1251
COVID-19 outbreak: Migration, effects on society, global environment and prevention980
Environmental exposure to microplastics: An overview on possible human health effects927
Indirect effects of COVID-19 on the environment817
Effect of restricted emissions during COVID-19 on air quality in India749
Association between short-term exposure to air pollution and COVID-19 infection: Evidence from China718
Effect of lockdown amid COVID-19 pandemic on air quality of the megacity Delhi, India714
Degradation of antibiotics by advanced oxidation processes: An overview684
COVID-19 pandemic and environmental pollution: A blessing in disguise?672
Synthetic organic dyes as contaminants of the aquatic environment and their implications for ecosystems: A review627
Effects of temperature variation and humidity on the death of COVID-19 in Wuhan, China615
The COVID-19 pandemic: Impacts on cities and major lessons for urban planning, design, and management586
Assessing nitrogen dioxide (NO2) levels as a contributing factor to coronavirus (COVID-19) fatality578
Changes in air quality during the lockdown in Barcelona (Spain) one month into the SARS-CoV-2 epidemic566
Association between ambient temperature and COVID-19 infection in 122 cities from China559
Covid-19 face masks: A potential source of microplastic fibers in the environment549
Environmental perspective of COVID-19540
First detection of SARS-CoV-2 in untreated wastewaters in Italy532
SARS-CoV-2 in wastewater: State of the knowledge and research needs528
A preliminary assessment of the impact of COVID-19 on environment – A case study of China503
Catalytic ozonation for water and wastewater treatment: Recent advances and perspective498
Correlation between weather and Covid-19 pandemic in Jakarta, Indonesia489
Correlation between climate indicators and COVID-19 pandemic in New York, USA483
Amplified ozone pollution in cities during the COVID-19 lockdown479
Effects of temperature and humidity on the daily new cases and new deaths of COVID-19 in 166 countries445
Changes in U.S. air pollution during the COVID-19 pandemic436
Factors determining the diffusion of COVID-19 and suggested strategy to prevent future accelerated viral infectivity similar to COVID432
GIS-based spatial modeling of COVID-19 incidence rate in the continental United States431
COVID-19 pandemic: Impacts on the air quality during the partial lockdown in São Paulo state, Brazil426
The impact of COVID-19 partial lockdown on the air quality of the city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil426
Assessment of microplastics in freshwater systems: A review421
Occurrence and fate of antibiotics, antibiotic resistant genes (ARGs) and antibiotic resistant bacteria (ARB) in municipal wastewater treatment plant: An overview417
Nanotechnology in agriculture: Current status, challenges and future opportunities415
First environmental surveillance for the presence of SARS-CoV-2 RNA in wastewater and river water in Japan414
Does lockdown reduce air pollution? Evidence from 44 cities in northern China413
Recent advances in metal-organic framework membranes for water treatment: A review412
Consumption-based carbon emissions and International trade in G7 countries: The role of Environmental innovation and Renewable energy412
Lockdown for CoViD-2019 in Milan: What are the effects on air quality?409
Microplastics in wild fish from North East Atlantic Ocean and its potential for causing neurotoxic effects, lipid oxidative damage, and human health risks associated with ingestion exposure396
Occurrence, fate, and risk assessment of typical tetracycline antibiotics in the aquatic environment: A review395
Estimation of COVID-19 prevalence in Italy, Spain, and France393
COVID-19: A promising cure for the global panic390
Impact of meteorological factors on the COVID-19 transmission: A multi-city study in China388
Behavior of microplastics and plastic film residues in the soil environment: A critical review386
Computational analysis of SARS-CoV-2/COVID-19 surveillance by wastewater-based epidemiology locally and globally: Feasibility, economy, opportunities and challenges384
Air quality changes during the COVID-19 lockdown over the Yangtze River Delta Region: An insight into the impact of human activity pattern changes on air pollution variation378
First detection of SARS-CoV-2 RNA in wastewater in North America: A study in Louisiana, USA373
COVID-19 transmission in Mainland China is associated with temperature and humidity: A time-series analysis370
Microplastics as contaminants in the soil environment: A mini-review369
Challenges and strategies for effective plastic waste management during and post COVID-19 pandemic369
Green growth and low carbon emission in G7 countries: How critical the network of environmental taxes, renewable energy and human capital is?365
Comparison of virus concentration methods for the RT-qPCR-based recovery of murine hepatitis virus, a surrogate for SARS-CoV-2 from untreated wastewater362
Micro- and nano-plastics in marine environment: Source, distribution and threats — A review357
Microplastics in aquatic environments: Occurrence, accumulation, and biological effects355
Antibiotic resistance genes identified in wastewater treatment plant systems – A review353
Spatial analysis and GIS in the study of COVID-19. A review348
Mini-review of microplastics in the atmosphere and their risks to humans346
An overview on engineering the surface area and porosity of biochar343
Investigation of effective climatology parameters on COVID-19 outbreak in Iran342
Modelling coal rent, economic growth and CO2 emissions: Does regulatory quality matter in BRICS economies?341
First proof of the capability of wastewater surveillance for COVID-19 in India through detection of genetic material of SARS-CoV-2341
Does green investment, financial development and natural resources rent limit carbon emissions? A provincial panel analysis of China340
Presence and infectivity of SARS-CoV-2 virus in wastewaters and rivers337
Adsorption behavior of organic pollutants and metals on micro/nanoplastics in the aquatic environment335
Desalination brine disposal methods and treatment technologies - A review333
Integrating micro-algae into wastewater treatment: A review329
Response of soil enzyme activities and bacterial communities to the accumulation of microplastics in an acid cropped soil329
Microbial degradation and other environmental aspects of microplastics/plastics329
Assessing the relationship between surface levels of PM2.5 and PM10 particulate matter impact on COVID-19 in Milan, Italy326
A review on production of metal organic frameworks (MOF) for CO2 adsorption325
COVID-19 and surface water quality: Improved lake water quality during the lockdown324
Environmental impacts of solar energy systems: A review312
Recent advances on preparation and environmental applications of MOF-derived carbons in catalysis305
Evolution of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) as coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic: A global health emergency303
Treatment technologies for emerging contaminants in wastewater treatment plants: A review302
The impact of natural resources, energy consumption, and population growth on environmental quality: Fresh evidence from the United States of America301
Prediction for the spread of COVID-19 in India and effectiveness of preventive measures301
The pollution conveyed by urban runoff: A review of sources299
SARS-CoV-2 from faeces to wastewater treatment: What do we know? A review297
Application of coagulation/flocculation in oily wastewater treatment: A review295
Potential human health risks due to environmental exposure to nano- and microplastics and knowledge gaps: A scoping review293
Temperature significantly changes COVID-19 transmission in (sub)tropical cities of Brazil292
Microplastics in the freshwater and terrestrial environments: Prevalence, fates, impacts and sustainable solutions290
Can direct environmental regulation promote green technology innovation in heavily polluting industries? Evidence from Chinese listed companies289
COVID-19 lockdown effects on air quality by NO2 in the cities of Barcelona and Madrid (Spain)287
Direct membrane filtration for wastewater treatment and resource recovery: A review286
Detection of microplastics in human lung tissue using μFTIR spectroscopy284
Microplastics in soil: A review on methods, occurrence, sources, and potential risk283
Tyre and road wear particles (TRWP) - A review of generation, properties, emissions, human health risk, ecotoxicity, and fate in the environment280
Assessing air quality changes in large cities during COVID-19 lockdowns: The impacts of traffic-free urban conditions in Almaty, Kazakhstan279
Anthropogenic pollution of aquatic ecosystems: Emerging problems with global implications279
Recent advances in municipal landfill leachate: A review focusing on its characteristics, treatment, and toxicity assessment277
PFAS concentrations in soils: Background levels versus contaminated sites276
Characterization of microplastics and the association of heavy metals with microplastics in suburban soil of central China276
Micro- and nanoplastic toxicity on aquatic life: Determining factors275
Challenges and solutions for addressing critical shortage of supply chain for personal and protective equipment (PPE) arising from Coronavirus disease (COVID19) pandemic – Case study from the Republic275
Algae as potential feedstock for the production of biofuels and value-added products: Opportunities and challenges273
Impact of weather on COVID-19 pandemic in Turkey273
The use of ecological footprint in estimating the Environmental Kuznets Curve hypothesis for BRICST by considering cross-section dependence and heterogeneity272
Impact of temperature on the dynamics of the COVID-19 outbreak in China271
Rethinking and optimising plastic waste management under COVID-19 pandemic: Policy solutions based on redesign and reduction of single-use plastics and personal protective equipment270
Detection of SARS-CoV-2 in raw and treated wastewater in Germany – Suitability for COVID-19 surveillance and potential transmission risks270
COVID-19: Disease, management, treatment, and social impact269
Climate change effects on biodiversity, ecosystems, ecosystem services, and natural resource management in the United States267
Internalization and toxicity: A preliminary study of effects of nanoplastic particles on human lung epithelial cell267
Contact with blue-green spaces during the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown beneficial for mental health266
Influences of feedstock sources and pyrolysis temperature on the properties of biochar and functionality as adsorbents: A meta-analysis266
Occurrence and removal of microplastics in an advanced drinking water treatment plant (ADWTP)264
Environmental fate and impacts of microplastics in soil ecosystems: Progress and perspective263
Comprehensive review of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in water sources, their effects and treatments262
Shedding of SARS-CoV-2 in feces and urine and its potential role in person-to-person transmission and the environment-based spread of COVID-19256
Disinfection technology and strategies for COVID-19 hospital and bio-medical waste management250
Impact of lockdown measures to combat Covid-19 on air quality over western Europe249
Modeling flood susceptibility using data-driven approaches of naïve Bayes tree, alternating decision tree, and random forest methods248
Environmental aspects of fuel cells: A review245
Interaction of chemical contaminants with microplastics: Principles and perspectives243
Cultivating microalgae in wastewater for biomass production, pollutant removal, and atmospheric carbon mitigation; a review242
Impact of Covid-19 lockdown on PM10, SO2 and NO2 concentrations in Salé City (Morocco)241
Wastewater surveillance for population-wide Covid-19: The present and future241
Progress in carbon capture technologies240
Single-use plastics: Production, usage, disposal, and adverse impacts232
How mobility habits influenced the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic: Results from the Italian case study232
Waste-to-energy nexus for circular economy and environmental protection: Recent trends in hydrogen energy226
The occurrence and distribution characteristics of microplastics in the agricultural soils of Shaanxi Province, in north-western China226
Biodegradation of polyethylene microplastic particles by the fungus Aspergillus flavus from the guts of wax moth Galleria mellonella224
Environmental footprint family to address local to planetary sustainability and deliver on the SDGs224
Environmental decentralization, local government competition, and regional green development: Evidence from China224
Heterogeneous impacts of environmental regulations and foreign direct investment on green innovation across different regions in China222
Energy consumption, economic expansion, and CO2 emission in the UK: The role of economic policy uncertainty220
Occurrence, interactive effects and ecological risk of diclofenac in environmental compartments and biota - a review220
Degradation of conventional plastic wastes in the environment: A review on current status of knowledge and future perspectives of disposal218
Insight into activated carbon from different kinds of chemical activating agents: A review218
SARS-CoV-2 has been circulating in northern Italy since December 2019: Evidence from environmental monitoring217
A critical review on environmental impacts of renewable energy systems and mitigation strategies: Wind, hydro, biomass and geothermal217
Removal of organic compounds by nanoscale zero-valent iron and its composites216
Plastic biodegradation: Frontline microbes and their enzymes215
Beneficial features of plant growth-promoting rhizobacteria for improving plant growth and health in challenging conditions: A methodical review215
MXenes as emerging nanomaterials in water purification and environmental remediation215
Nonradicals induced degradation of organic pollutants by peroxydisulfate (PDS) and peroxymonosulfate (PMS): Recent advances and perspective214
Physicochemical features, metal availability and enzyme activity in heavy metal-polluted soil remediated by biochar and compost212
Detoxification of water and wastewater by advanced oxidation processes211
Linking international trade and foreign direct investment to CO2 emissions: Any differences between developed and developing countries?211
Microplastics in freshwater sediment: A review on methods, occurrence, and sources210
Correlation of SARS-CoV-2 RNA in wastewater with COVID-19 disease burden in sewersheds210
Adsorption of perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs) from aqueous solution - A review209
Impact of city lockdown on the air quality of COVID-19-hit of Wuhan city208
Death by waste: Fashion and textile circular economy case208
A spatio-temporal analysis for exploring the effect of temperature on COVID-19 early evolution in Spain207
COVID-19's impact on the atmospheric environment in the Southeast Asia region206
Zebrafish: An emerging model to study microplastic and nanoplastic toxicity205
Digitalization to achieve sustainable development goals: Steps towards a Smart Green Planet205
COVID-19 and the environment: A critical review and research agenda204
Metal(loid)s (As, Hg, Se, Pb and Cd) in paddy soil: Bioavailability and potential risk to human health204
Distribution of microplastics in surface water of the lower Yellow River near estuary203
Mitigating degradation and emissions in China: The role of environmental sustainability, human capital and renewable energy203
Microplastics in the environment: Interactions with microbes and chemical contaminants202
Does command-and-control regulation promote green innovation performance? Evidence from China's industrial enterprises202
Potential spreading risks and disinfection challenges of medical wastewater by the presence of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) viral RNA in septic tanks of Fangcang Hospit202
Soil erosion modelling: A global review and statistical analysis200
A novel modified method for the efficient removal of Pb and Cd from wastewater by biochar: Enhanced the ion exchange and precipitation capacity198
How do environmental technologies affect green growth? Evidence from BRICS economies198
Synthesis and fabrication of g-C3N4-based materials and their application in elimination of pollutants198
Tetracyclines in the environment: An overview on the occurrence, fate, toxicity, detection, removal methods, and sludge management197
COVID-19 containment on a college campus via wastewater-based epidemiology, targeted clinical testing and an intervention197
Microplastics in soils: A review of methods, occurrence, fate, transport, ecological and environmental risks197
Implementation of green chemistry principles in circular economy system towards sustainable development goals: Challenges and perspectives196
A novel deep learning neural network approach for predicting flash flood susceptibility: A case study at a high frequency tropical storm area195
The criticality of growth, urbanization, electricity and fossil fuel consumption to environment sustainability in Africa195
Sorption of chemical contaminants on degradable and non-degradable microplastics: Recent progress and research trends195
Environmental impacts of solar photovoltaic systems: A critical review of recent progress and future outlook194
Melatonin regulates the functional components of photosynthesis, antioxidant system, gene expression, and metabolic pathways to induce drought resistance in grafted Carya cathayensis plants194
Towards transparent valorization of food surplus, waste and loss: Clarifying definitions, food waste hierarchy, and role in the circular economy193
Environmental impact of desalination technologies: A review192
Pesticides in the urban environment: A potential threat that knocks at the door192
Preparation of biochar and biochar composites and their application in a Fenton-like process for wastewater decontamination: A review192
Plastics in the time of COVID-19 pandemic: Protector or polluter?192
Influence of polystyrene microplastics on the growth, photosynthetic efficiency and aggregation of freshwater microalgae Chlamydomonas reinhardtii191
Evidence that high temperatures and intermediate relative humidity might favor the spread of COVID-19 in tropical climate: A case study for the most affected Brazilian cities190
Preparation and application of magnetic biochar in water treatment: A critical review190
Association between climate variables and global transmission oF SARS-CoV-2190
SARS-CoV-2 RNA monitoring in wastewater as a potential early warning system for COVID-19 transmission in the community: A temporal case study189
Association of particulate matter pollution and case fatality rate of COVID-19 in 49 Chinese cities189
Effect of the social distancing measures on the spread of COVID-19 in 10 highly infected countries189
Comparative assessment of microplastics in water and sediment of a large European river188
Flash-flood hazard assessment using ensembles and Bayesian-based machine learning models: Application of the simulated annealing feature selection method188
A field indoor air measurement of SARS-CoV-2 in the patient rooms of the largest hospital in Iran188
The role of electricity consumption, globalization and economic growth in carbon dioxide emissions and its implications for environmental sustainability targets186
Changes in air quality related to the control of coronavirus in China: Implications for traffic and industrial emissions185
Plastic sources: A survey across scientific and grey literature for their inventory and relative contribution to microplastics pollution in natural environments, with an emphasis on surface water183
SARS-CoV-2 in river water: Implications in low sanitation countries182
Evaluation of the lockdowns for the SARS-CoV-2 epidemic in Italy and Spain after one month follow up182
COVID-19 faecal-oral transmission: Are we asking the right questions?182
Analysis on the carbon emission peaks of China's industrial, building, transport, and agricultural sectors181
Life cycle environmental impacts of chemical recycling via pyrolysis of mixed plastic waste in comparison with mechanical recycling and energy recovery180
Laccases and peroxidases: The smart, greener and futuristic biocatalytic tools to mitigate recalcitrant emerging pollutants180
An integrated approach to quantifying ecological and human health risks from different sources of soil heavy metals180
Recent progress in g-C3N4, TiO2 and ZnO based photocatalysts for dye degradation: Strategies to improve photocatalytic activity180
Biofilm formation and its influences on the properties of microplastics as affected by exposure time and depth in the seawater178
Transfer and transport of microplastics from biosolids to agricultural soils and the wider environment178
An assessment of environmental sustainability corridor: The role of economic expansion and research and development in EU countries177
On the linkage between urban heat island and urban pollution island: Three-decade literature review towards a conceptual framework177
Comparing straw, compost, and biochar regarding their suitability as agricultural soil amendments to affect soil structure, nutrient leaching, microbial communities, and the fate of pesticides176
Effect of weather on COVID-19 spread in the US: A prediction model for India in 2020176
Food waste management during the COVID-19 outbreak: a holistic climate, economic and nutritional approach176
Strategic interaction of environmental regulation and green productivity growth in China: Green innovation or pollution refuge?175
Fenton aging significantly affects the heavy metal adsorption capacity of polystyrene microplastics174
A review of organophosphate flame retardants and plasticizers in the environment: Analysis, occurrence and risk assessment174
Branded milks – Are they immune from microplastics contamination?173
Critical review on hazardous pollutants in water environment: Occurrence, monitoring, fate, removal technologies and risk assessment172
Bioremediation of water containing pesticides by microalgae: Mechanisms, methods, and prospects for future research170
SARS-CoV-2 RNA detection in the air and on surfaces in the COVID-19 ward of a hospital in Milan, Italy170
An overview of microbial fuel cell usage in wastewater treatment, resource recovery and energy production170
Polyethylene microplastics adhere to Lemna minor (L.), yet have no effects on plant growth or feeding by Gammarus duebeni (Lillj.)170
Physiological responses of garden cress (L. sativum) to different types of microplastics169
Micro- and nanoplastic induced cellular toxicity in mammals: A review169
Efficient activation of persulfate by a magnetic recyclable rape straw biochar catalyst for the degradation of tetracycline hydrochloride in water168
COVID-19: Lessons for the climate change emergency168
Repercussions of COVID-19 pandemic on municipal solid waste management: Challenges and opportunities167
Evaluation of change in biochar properties derived from different feedstock and pyrolysis temperature for environmental and agricultural application166
Aging of microplastics affects their surface properties, thermal decomposition, additives leaching and interactions in simulated fluids166
Fabrication of sustainable manganese ferrite modified biochar from vinasse for enhanced adsorption of fluoroquinolone antibiotics: Effects and mechanisms166
Deep learning-based PM2.5 prediction considering the spatiotemporal correlations: A case study of Beijing, China166
Nanoadsorbents for water and wastewater remediation166
Implementing building-level SARS-CoV-2 wastewater surveillance on a university campus165
Restructured society and environment: A review on potential technological strategies to control the COVID-19 pandemic165
Reducing carbon dioxide emissions; Does renewable energy matter?165
A critical review on the interactions of microplastics with heavy metals: Mechanism and their combined effect on organisms and humans165
An emerging class of air pollutants: Potential effects of microplastics to respiratory human health?165
Improving prediction of water quality indices using novel hybrid machine-learning algorithms164
Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances in water and wastewater: A critical review of their global occurrence and distribution164
Does fiscal decentralization and eco-innovation promote renewable energy consumption? Analyzing the role of political risk163
You are what you eat: Microplastics in the feces of young men living in Beijing163
Nitrate dominates the chemical composition of PM2.5 during haze event in Beijing, China163
Sustainable fuzzy multi-trip location-routing problem for medical waste management during the COVID-19 outbreak163
Stabilization of heavy metal-contaminated soils by biochar: Challenges and recommendations162
Wastewater based microalgal biorefinery for bioenergy production: Progress and challenges162
Revisiting carbon, nitrogen, and phosphorus metabolisms in microalgae for wastewater treatment162
Adsorption isotherms and kinetic modeling of methylene blue dye onto a carbonaceous hydrochar adsorbent derived from coffee husk waste162
Temperature and precipitation associate with Covid-19 new daily cases: A correlation study between weather and Covid-19 pandemic in Oslo, Norway162
Symmetric and asymmetric impact of oil price, FDI and economic growth on carbon emission in Pakistan: Evidence from ARDL and non-linear ARDL approach161
Anthropogenic contaminants of high concern: Existence in water resources and their adverse effects161
Antibiotics in surface water of East and Southeast Asian countries: A focused review on contamination status, pollution sources, potential risks, and future perspectives160
Persulfate activation with sawdust biochar in aqueous solution by enhanced electron donor-transfer effect160
Human health concerns regarding microplastics in the aquatic environment - From marine to food systems160
Quantifying the contributions of human activities and climate change to vegetation net primary productivity dynamics in China from 2001 to 2016159
Technologies for the nitrogen oxides reduction from flue gas: A review159
Association of COVID-19 pandemic with meteorological parameters over Singapore159
Persistence of pesticides-based contaminants in the environment and their effective degradation using laccase-assisted biocatalytic systems159
Inter nation social lockdown versus medical care against COVID-19, a mild environmental insight with special reference to India159
Cadmium stress in paddy fields: Effects of soil conditions and remediation strategies158
COVID-19 pandemic repercussions on plastic and antiviral polymeric textile causing pollution on beaches and coasts of South America158
Assessing the relationship between ground levels of ozone (O3) and nitrogen dioxide (NO2) with coronavirus (COVID-19) in Milan, Italy158
Adsorption of Pb(II) and Cd(II) by magnetic activated carbon and its mechanism158
Distribution characteristics of microplastics in agricultural soils from the largest vegetable production base in China158
Interactions between microplastics and organic pollutants: Effects on toxicity, bioaccumulation, degradation, and transport158
Air quality changes in New York City during the COVID-19 pandemic157
Foliage application of selenium and silicon nanoparticles alleviates Cd and Pb toxicity in rice (Oryza sativa L.)157
Agricultural waste recycling in horticultural intensive farming systems by on-farm composting and compost-based tea application improves soil quality and plant health: A review under the perspective o156
Unlocking challenges and opportunities presented by COVID-19 pandemic for cross-cutting disruption in agri-food and green deal innovations: Quo Vadis?156
Tricks and tracks in removal of emerging contaminants from the wastewater through hybrid treatment systems: A review155
Curing the earth: A review of anthropogenic soil salinization and plant-based strategies for sustainable mitigation153
Bifunctional Bi12O17Cl2/MIL-100(Fe) composites toward photocatalytic Cr(VI) sequestration and activation of persulfate for bisphenol A degradation153
Testing the role of oil production in the environmental Kuznets curve of oil producing countries: New insights from Method of Moments Quantile Regression152
A comprehensive review on contaminants removal from pharmaceutical wastewater by electrocoagulation process152
Co-benefits and synergies between urban climate change mitigation and adaptation measures: A literature review152
Detection of SARS-CoV-2 in wastewater in Japan during a COVID-19 outbreak152
Floating treatment wetlands: A review and bibliometric analysis152
A review of nature-based solutions for greywater treatment: Applications, hydraulic design, and environmental benefits152
Air quality benefits of achieving carbon neutrality in China152
Development of fertilizers for enhanced nitrogen use efficiency – Trends and perspectives151
Integrating the MCR and DOI models to construct an ecological security network for the urban agglomeration around Poyang Lake, China151
New methods based on back propagation (BP) and radial basis function (RBF) artificial neural networks (ANNs) for predicting the occurrence of haloketones in tap water150
Best available technologies and treatment trains to address current challenges in urban wastewater reuse for irrigation of crops in EU countries149
Significant changes in the chemical compositions and sources of PM2.5 in Wuhan since the city lockdown as COVID-19148
Global economic costs of aquatic invasive alien species148
Bioplastics: Missing link in the era of Microplastics148
Comparison of the aerobic biodegradation of biopolymers and the corresponding bioplastics: A review148
Environmental quality effects of income, energy prices and trade: The role of renewable energy consumption in G-7 countries148
Occurrence of microplastics in the Han River and riverine fish in South Korea148
Current advancement and future prospect of biosorbents for bioremediation148
COVID-19 and frequent use of hand sanitizers; human health and environmental hazards by exposure pathways147
Biodegradation and mineralization of polystyrene by plastic-eating superworms Zophobas atratus147
A review on magnetic sensors for monitoring of hazardous pollutants in water resources146
A review of nanocellulose as a new material towards environmental sustainability146
Accumulation of microplastics in typical commercial aquatic species: A case study at a productive aquaculture site in China146
Viruses in wastewater: occurrence, abundance and detection methods146
Do energy technology innovations contribute to CO2 emissions abatement? A spatial perspective145
Adsorption behavior of tetracycline onto Spirulina sp. (microalgae)-derived biochars produced at different temperatures145
Analysis of microplastics in a remote region of the Tibetan Plateau: Implications for natural environmental response to human activities145
A review: Research progress on microplastic pollutants in aquatic environments145
Circular economy and the matter of integrated resources145
Occurrence of personal protective equipment (PPE) associated with the COVID-19 pandemic along the coast of Lima, Peru145
The relation between length of lockdown, numbers of infected people and deaths of Covid-19, and economic growth of countries: Lessons learned to cope with future pandemics similar to Covid-19 and to c145
Polyvinyl chloride microplastics induce growth inhibition and oxidative stress in Cyprinus carpio var. larvae145
Strategy development in the framework of waste management145
Abundance, distribution patterns, and identification of microplastics in Brisbane River sediments, Australia144
Driving forces of China’s CO2 emissions from energy consumption based on Kaya-LMDI methods144
The role of environmental entrepreneurship for sustainable development: Evidence from 35 countries in Sub-Saharan Africa144
Recent progress in understanding the mechanism of heavy metals retention by iron (oxyhydr)oxides144
Effects of meteorological conditions and air pollution on COVID-19 transmission: Evidence from 219 Chinese cities144
First study of its kind on the microplastic contamination of soft drinks, cold tea and energy drinks - Future research and environmental considerations144
The role of globalization in CO2 emissions: A semi-parametric panel data analysis for G7144
The dark cloud with a silver lining: Assessing the impact of the SARS COVID-19 pandemic on the global environment144
The distribution, characteristics and ecological risks of microplastics in the mangroves of Southern China143
Storm events as key moments of microplastic contamination in aquatic ecosystems143
Anaerobic digestion: An alternative resource treatment option for food waste in China143
Caring for the environment: How human capital, natural resources, and economic growth interact with environmental degradation in Pakistan? A dynamic ARDL approach143
Various electron donors for biological nitrate removal: A review143
In situ surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy for detecting microplastics and nanoplastics in aquatic environments143
Global review of recent source apportionments for airborne particulate matter142
Neglected microplastics pollution in global COVID-19: Disposable surgical masks142
Exploring the impacts of plastics in soil – The effects of polyester textile fibers on soil invertebrates142
Current practices and future perspectives of microplastic pollution in freshwater ecosystems in China142
Plastic wastes biodegradation: Mechanisms, challenges and future prospects141
Distribution of microplastics in surface water and sediments of Qin river in Beibu Gulf, China141
The accumulation of microplastics in fish from an important fish farm and mariculture area, Haizhou Bay, China141
Spatial distribution and source analysis of heavy metals in soils influenced by industrial enterprise distribution: Case study in Jiangsu Province140
How does environmental knowledge translate into pro-environmental behaviors?: The mediating role of environmental attitudes and behavioral intentions140
A review of human and animals exposure to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons: Health risk and adverse effects, photo-induced toxicity and regulating effect of microplastics140
Modeling regional sustainable development scenarios using the Urbanization and Eco-environment Coupler: Case study of Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei urban agglomeration, China140
The first report on the source-to-sink characterization of microplastic pollution from a riverine environment in tropical India140
COVID-19 pandemic persuaded lockdown effects on environment over stone quarrying and crushing areas140
Controlled release micronutrient fertilizers for precision agriculture – A review140
Nitrogen removal pathway and dynamics of microbial community with the increase of salinity in simultaneous nitrification and denitrification process139
A meta-analysis on biochar's effects on soil water properties – New insights and future research challenges139
Developing efficient circularity for construction and demolition waste management in fast emerging economies: Lessons learned from Shenzhen, China139
Environmental and health impacts due to e-waste disposal in China – A review138
Separation, characterization and identification of microplastics and nanoplastics in the environment138
Biocatalytic degradation/redefining “removal” fate of pharmaceutically active compounds and antibiotics in the aquatic environment138
Feasibility study on a new pomelo peel derived biochar for tetracycline antibiotics removal in swine wastewater137
Solid waste: An overlooked source of microplastics to the environment137
Assessment and management of lake eutrophication: A case study in Lake Erhai, China137
Possible environmental effects on the spread of COVID-19 in China137
Response of common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) growth to soil contaminated with microplastics137
Prediction of the COVID-19 spread in African countries and implications for prevention and control: A case study in South Africa, Egypt, Algeria, Nigeria, Senegal and Kenya136
Microplastic pollution in a stormwater floating treatment wetland: Detection of tyre particles in sediment136
Integrated machine learning methods with resampling algorithms for flood susceptibility prediction136
Green economic efficiency and its influencing factors in China from 2008 to 2017: Based on the super-SBM model with undesirable outputs and spatial Dubin model136
A comparative review of microplastics and nanoplastics: Toxicity hazards on digestive, reproductive and nervous system135
The way of microplastic through the environment – Application of the source-pathway-receptor model (review)135
Current state of knowledge on biological effects from contaminants on arctic wildlife and fish135
A critical review of mercury speciation, bioavailability, toxicity and detoxification in soil-plant environment: Ecotoxicology and health risk assessment135
Occurrence and risk assessment of multiple classes of antibiotics in urban canals and lakes in Hanoi, Vietnam135
Environmental and economic implications of recovering resources from food waste in a circular economy135
Ecotoxicological effects, environmental fate and risks of pharmaceutical and personal care products in the water environment: A review135
A new approach for routine quantification of microplastics using Nile Red and automated software (MP-VAT)134
A systematic review on antibiotics misuse in livestock and aquaculture and regulation implications in China134
Renewable biohydrogen production from lignocellulosic biomass using fermentation and integration of systems with other energy generation technologies134
COVID-19 pandemic and healthcare solid waste management strategy – A mini-review134
The spread of COVID-19 virus through population density and wind in Turkey cities134
Analyzing the relationship between poverty, income inequality, and CO2 emission in Sub-Saharan African countries134
Ambient air pollution and depression: A systematic review with meta-analysis up to 2019134
Microbial fuel cell-based biosensor for online monitoring wastewater quality: A critical review134
Analysis on the influencing factors of carbon emission in China's logistics industry based on LMDI method133
Pharmaceuticals residues and xenobiotics contaminants: Occurrence, analytical techniques and sustainable alternatives for wastewater treatment133
Transport of polystyrene nanoplastics in natural soils: Effect of soil properties, ionic strength and cation type133
Recovery, regeneration and sustainable management of spent adsorbents from wastewater treatment streams: A review133
Response of major air pollutants to COVID-19 lockdowns in China133
Sustainability and sustainable development: A review of principles and definitions133
Combined effects of biochar properties and soil conditions on plant growth: A meta-analysis133
Characterization and sulfonamide antibiotics adsorption capacity of spent coffee grounds based biochar and hydrochar132
Green technology innovation development in China in 1990–2015132
Preparation of a novel bio-adsorbent of sodium alginate grafted polyacrylamide/graphene oxide hydrogel for the adsorption of heavy metal ion132
DNRA: A short-circuit in biological N-cycling to conserve nitrogen in terrestrial ecosystems132
Catching a resurgence: Increase in SARS-CoV-2 viral RNA identified in wastewater 48 h before COVID-19 clinical tests and 96 h before hospitalizations132
Spatial-temporal distribution of microplastics in surface water and sediments of Maozhou River within Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area132
The synergistic effect of Ag/AgCl@ZIF-8 modified g-C3N4 composite and peroxymonosulfate for the enhanced visible-light photocatalytic degradation of levofloxacin132
On airborne transmission and control of SARS-Cov-2131
Analyzing the spatial determinants of local Covid-19 transmission in the United States131
A systematic review of antibiotics and antibiotic resistance genes in estuarine and coastal environments131
Raman spectra and surface changes of microplastics weathered under natural environments131
A comprehensive review on the framework to valorise lignocellulosic biomass as biorefinery feedstocks131
LDPE microplastics affect soil microbial communities and nitrogen cycling131
Different sampling strategies for predicting landslide susceptibilities are deemed less consequential with deep learning131
Simultaneous adsorption of Cd(II) and As(III) by a novel biochar-supported nanoscale zero-valent iron in aqueous systems130
Resilience assessment framework for critical infrastructure in a multi-hazard environment: Case study on transport assets130
Biodegradable plastic mulches: Impact on the agricultural biotic environment130
Microplastics occurrence and frequency in soils under different land uses on a regional scale130
Advances in enhanced volatile fatty acid production from anaerobic fermentation of waste activated sludge129
Functionalized electrospun nanofiber membranes for water treatment: A review129
How can vegetation protect us from air pollution? A critical review on green spaces' mitigation abilities for air-borne particles from a public health perspective - with implications for urban plannin129
The global environmental hazard of glyphosate use129
Loess Plateau: from degradation to restoration129
Effects of heavy metals on microbial communities in sediments and establishment of bioindicators based on microbial taxa and function for environmental monitoring and management128
Biochar-induced metal immobilization and soil biogeochemical process: An integrated mechanistic approach128
Toxicity of the Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs) acetylsalicylic acid, paracetamol, diclofenac, ibuprofen and naproxen towards freshwater invertebrates: A review128
An update of COVID-19 influence on waste management128
Asymmetric nexus between temperature and COVID-19 in the top ten affected provinces of China: A current application of quantile-on-quantile approach128
The fate of SARS-COV-2 in WWTPS points out the sludge line as a suitable spot for detection of COVID-19128
Interactions between microplastics and organic compounds in aquatic environments: A mini review127
Holistic assessment of microplastics in various coastal environmental matrices, southwest coast of India127
A chemical cocktail during the COVID-19 outbreak in Beijing, China: Insights from six-year aerosol particle composition measurements during the Chinese New Year holiday127
Spatial distribution of meso and microplastics in the sediments of river Ganga at eastern India127
A novel cellulose hydrogel coating with nanoscale Fe0 for Cr(VI) adsorption and reduction127
Nurture to nature via COVID-19, a self-regenerating environmental strategy of environment in global context127
Nonuniform impacts of COVID-19 lockdown on air quality over the United States127
A review on selective production of value-added chemicals via catalytic pyrolysis of lignocellulosic biomass127
Repurposing of COVID-19 single-use face masks for pavements base/subbase126
Can biostimulants be used to mitigate the effect of anthropogenic climate change on agriculture? It is time to respond126
The deep challenge of nitrate pollution in river water of China125
Consumer’s intention to purchase green furniture: Do health consciousness and environmental awareness matter?125
Approaching the environmental problem of microplastics: Importance of WWTP treatments125
Abundance, interaction, ingestion, ecological concerns, and mitigation policies of microplastic pollution in riverine ecosystem: A review125
In situ degradation of biodegradable plastic mulch films in compost and agricultural soils125
An overview of the waste hierarchy framework for analyzing the circularity in construction and demolition waste management in Europe124
Biochar bound urea boosts plant growth and reduces nitrogen leaching124
Tackling environmental challenges in pollution controls using artificial intelligence: A review124
Comparison study on the ammonium adsorption of the biochars derived from different kinds of fruit peel124
Removal of ibuprofen from aqueous media by adsorption: A comprehensive review124
Distribution and effects of branched versus linear isomers of PFOA, PFOS, and PFHxS: A review of recent literature124
Coronavirus lockdown helped the environment to bounce back124
Valorisation of food waste via hydrothermal carbonisation and techno-economic feasibility assessment124
Biochar surface complexation and Ni(II), Cu(II), and Cd(II) adsorption in aqueous solutions depend on feedstock type124
The influence of increased population density in China on air pollution124
Towards mainstream deammonification of municipal wastewater: Partial nitrification-anammox versus partial denitrification-anammox124
Biochar production and applications in agro and forestry systems: A review124
Urban drought challenge to 2030 sustainable development goals124
Microplastic pollution in water, sediment, and fish from artificial reefs around the Ma’an Archipelago, Shengsi, China123
Asymmetric impact of energy consumption and economic growth on ecological footprint: Using asymmetric and nonlinear approach123
Insights into the fate and removal of antibiotics and antibiotic resistance genes using biological wastewater treatment technology123
The nexus between COVID-19, temperature and exchange rate in Wuhan city: New findings from partial and multiple wavelet coherence123
Green technology for sustainable biohydrogen production (waste to energy): A review123
A review of the formation of Cr(VI) via Cr(III) oxidation in soils and groundwater122
Changes in air pollution levels after COVID-19 outbreak in Korea122
A novel conformable fractional non-homogeneous grey model for forecasting carbon dioxide emissions of BRICS countries122
Pharmaceuticals, pesticides, personal care products and microplastics contamination assessment of Al-Hassa irrigation network (Saudi Arabia) and its shallow lakes122
A new circular business model typology for creating value from agro-waste122
Identification and quantification of selected plastics in biosolids by pressurized liquid extraction combined with double-shot pyrolysis gas chromatography–mass spectrometry122
The mechanism of cadmium sorption by sulphur-modified wheat straw biochar and its application cadmium-contaminated soil122
The need for fully bio-based facemasks to counter coronavirus outbreaks: A perspective121
Early SARS-CoV-2 outbreak detection by sewage-based epidemiology121
Microplastics in fishes from the Northern Bay of Bengal121
Comprehensive evaluation of substrate materials for contaminants removal in constructed wetlands121
Microplastic fibers — Underestimated threat to aquatic organisms?121
Comparisons of pollution characteristics, emission situations, and mass loads for heavy metals in the manures of different livestock and poultry in China121
Air quality status during 2020 Malaysia Movement Control Order (MCO) due to 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) pandemic121
Leaching of heavy metals from abandoned mine tailings brought by precipitation and the associated environmental impact121
Microplastic accumulation in fish from Zhanjiang mangrove wetland, South China121
Antiviral drugs in aquatic environment and wastewater treatment plants: A review on occurrence, fate, removal and ecotoxicity121
Economic effects analysis of environmental regulation policy in the process of industrial structure upgrading: Evidence from Chinese provincial panel data121
Peanut shells-derived biochars prepared from different carbonization processes: Comparison of characterization and mechanism of naproxen adsorption in water121
Cadmium exposure triggers mitochondrial dysfunction and oxidative stress in chicken (Gallus gallus) kidney via mitochondrial UPR inhibition and Nrf2-mediated antioxidant defense activation120
Microplastics in glaciers of the Tibetan Plateau: Evidence for the long-range transport of microplastics120
COVID-19 lockdown measures reveal human impact on water transparency in the Venice Lagoon120
How does environmental regulation affect haze pollution governance?—An empirical test based on Chinese provincial panel data120
Digitally-enabled sustainable supply chains in the 21st century: A review and a research agenda120
Co-occurrence, possible origin, and health-risk assessment of arsenic and fluoride in drinking water sources in Mexico: Geographical data visualization120
Circular economy approach in solid waste management system to achieve UN-SDGs: Solutions for post-COVID recovery120
Meta-analysis of heavy metal effects on soil enzyme activities120
Increased ozone levels during the COVID-19 lockdown: Analysis for the city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil120
Effects of technological innovation on energy efficiency in China: Evidence from dynamic panel of 284 cities119
Microbial community composition, co-occurrence network pattern and nitrogen transformation genera response to biochar addition in cattle manure-maize straw composting119
E-waste management and its effects on the environment and human health119
Recent advances on ecological effects of microplastics on soil environment119
Peroxymonosulfate-enhanced photocatalysis by carbonyl-modified g-C3N4 for effective degradation of the tetracycline hydrochloride119
Chlorophyll hormesis: Are chlorophylls major components of stress biology in higher plants?119
Recent advances in volatile organic compounds abatement by catalysis and catalytic hybrid processes: A critical review118
Removal of polystyrene and polyethylene microplastics using PAC and FeCl3 coagulation: Performance and mechanism118
Low density-microplastics detected in sheep faeces and soil: A case study from the intensive vegetable farming in Southeast Spain118
Coupling coordination analysis and spatiotemporal heterogeneity between urbanization and ecosystem health in Chongqing municipality, China118
Hazards of phthalates (PAEs) exposure: A review of aquatic animal toxicology studies118
Removal efficiency of micro- and nanoplastics (180 nm–125 μm) during drinking water treatment117
Sustainable soil use and management: An interdisciplinary and systematic approach117
Environmental performance, biocapacity, carbon & ecological footprint of nations: Drivers, trends and mitigation options117
Selectively enrichment of antibiotics and ARGs by microplastics in river, estuary and marine waters117
Removal of fluoride from industrial wastewater by using different adsorbents: A review117
Occurrence of tire and bitumen wear microplastics on urban streets and in sweepsand and washwater117
Effect of microplastics and microplastic-metal combinations on growth and chlorophyll a concentration of Chlorella vulgaris117
Environmental impact of desalination processes: Mitigation and control strategies117
Degradation of excavated polyethylene and polypropylene waste from landfill117
Exposure to microplastics impairs digestive performance, stimulates immune response and induces microbiota dysbiosis in the gut of juvenile guppy (Poecilia reticulata)116
SARS-CoV-2 RNA concentrations in wastewater foreshadow dynamics and clinical presentation of new COVID-19 cases116
Minimizing errors in RT-PCR detection and quantification of SARS-CoV-2 RNA for wastewater surveillance116
Predicting the current and future distribution of three Coptis herbs in China under climate change conditions, using the MaxEnt model and chemical analysis116
The environmental footprint of China-Africa engagement: An analysis of the effect of China – Africa partnership on carbon emissions116
Land use transitions and the associated impacts on ecosystem services in the Middle Reaches of the Yangtze River Economic Belt in China based on the geo-informatic Tupu method116
Ionic liquid-based water treatment technologies for organic pollutants: Current status and future prospects of ionic liquid mediated technologies116
Soil degradation in the European Mediterranean region: Processes, status and consequences115
Treated wastewater reuse for irrigation: Pros and cons115
Recent advances in cobalt-activated sulfate radical-based advanced oxidation processes for water remediation: A review115
Nanomaterials in the environment, human exposure pathway, and health effects: A review115
Effects of dynamic land use/land cover change on water resources and sediment yield in the Anzali wetland catchment, Gilan, Iran114
Impact of COVID-19 lockdown on NO2, O3, PM2.5 and PM10 concentrations and assessing air quality changes in Baghdad, Iraq114
Contamination assessment and source apportionment of heavy metals in agricultural soil through the synthesis of PMF and GeogDetector models114
A review of microplastics pollution in the soil and terrestrial ecosystems: A global and Bangladesh perspective114
Land susceptibility to water and wind erosion risks in the East Africa region114
Machine learning-based detection of soil salinity in an arid desert region, Northwest China: A comparison between Landsat-8 OLI and Sentinel-2 MSI114
Identification of ecosystem service bundles and driving factors in Beijing and its surrounding areas114
Assessment of the sustainability of Gymnocypris eckloni habitat under river damming in the source region of the Yellow River114
The toxicity of virgin and UV-aged PVC microplastics on the growth of freshwater algae Chlamydomonas reinhardtii113
Connected & autonomous vehicles – Environmental impacts – A review113
Recent advances in biodiesel production: Challenges and solutions113
Optimization of state-of-the-art fuzzy-metaheuristic ANFIS-based machine learning models for flood susceptibility prediction mapping in the Middle Ganga Plain, India113
Quantitative contributions of climate change and human activities to vegetation changes over multiple time scales on the Loess Plateau113
Zinc oxide nanoparticles (ZnONPs) as a novel nanofertilizer: Influence on seed yield and antioxidant defense system in soil grown soybean (Glycine max cv. Kowsar)112
Developmental toxicity in zebrafish exposed to polyethylene microplastics under static and semi-static aquatic systems112
Solvent-free synthesis of magnetic biochar and activated carbon through ball-mill extrusion with Fe3O4 nanoparticles for enhancing adsorption of methylene blue112
Review of the toxic effects of ionic liquids112
Transmission of SARS-CoV-2 via fecal-oral and aerosols–borne routes: Environmental dynamics and implications for wastewater management in underprivileged societies112
Microplastics in the surface water of Wuliangsuhai Lake, northern China112