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Developing a holistic strategy for integrated waste management within municipal planning: Challenges, policies, solutions and perspectives for Hellenic municipalities in the zero-waste, low-cost direction • Article
Waste Management, Volume 29, Issue 5, May 2009, Pages 1686-1692 | Zotos, G.; Karagiannidis, A.; Zampetoglou, S.; Malamakis, A.; Antonopoulos, I.S.; Kontogianni, S.; Tchobanoglous, G.

The pollution of the marine environment by plastic debris: a review • Review article
Marine Pollution Bulletin, Volume 44, Issue 9, September 2002, Pages 842-852 | Derraik, J.G.B.

Recent developments in photocatalytic water treatment technology: A review • Review article
Water Research, Volume 44, Issue 10, May 2010, Pages 2997-3027 | Chong, M.N.; Jin, B.; Chow, C.W.K.; Saint, C.

Generalized linear mixed models: a practical guide for ecology and evolution • Review article
Trends in Ecology & Evolution, Volume 24, Issue 3, March 2009, Pages 127-135 | Bolker, B.M.; Brooks, M.E.; Clark, C.J.; Geange, S.W.; Poulsen, J.R.; Stevens, M.H.H.; White, J.S.S.

Applications of nanotechnology in water and wastewater treatment • Article
Water Research, Volume 47, Issue 12, August 2013, Pages 3931-3946 | Qu, X.; Alvarez, P.J.J.; Li, Q.

Biological consequences of global warming: is the signal already apparent? • Review article
Trends in Ecology & Evolution, Volume 15, Issue 2, February 2000, Pages 56-61 | Hughes, L.L.

Reverse osmosis desalination: Water sources, technology, and today's challenges • Review article
Water Research, Volume 43, Issue 9, May 2009, Pages 2317-2348 | Greenlee, L.F.; Lawler, D.F.; Freeman, B.D.; Marrot, B.; Moulin, P.

Climate change and coral reef bleaching: An ecological assessment of long-term impacts, recovery trends and future outlook • Article
Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, Volume 80, Issue 4, December 2008, Pages 435-471 | Baker, A.C.; Glynn, P.W.; Riegl, B.

Global pollinator declines: trends, impacts and drivers • Review article
Trends in Ecology & Evolution, Volume 25, Issue 6, June 2010, Pages 345-353 | Potts, S.G.; Biesmeijer, J.C.; Kremen, C.; Neumann, P.; Schweiger, O.; Kunin, W.E.

Recycling and recovery routes of plastic solid waste (PSW): A review • Review article
Waste Management, Volume 29, Issue 10, October 2009, Pages 2625-2643 | Al-Salem, S.M.; Lettieri, P.; Baeyens, J.

The''chessboard''classification scheme of mineral deposits: Mineralogy and geology from aluminum to zirconium • Review article
Earth-Science Reviews, Volume 100, Issue 1-4, June 2010, Pages 1-420 | Dill, H.G.

The intermediate disturbance hypothesis should be abandoned • Review article
Trends in Ecology & Evolution, Volume 28, Issue 2, February 2013, Pages 86-92 | Fox, J.W.

Soil carbon sequestration to mitigate climate change • Review article
Geoderma, Volume 123, Issue 1-2, November 2004, Pages 1-22 | Lal, R.

Urban wastewater treatment plants as hotspots for the release of antibiotics in the environment: A review • Review article
Water Research, Volume 47, Issue 3, March 2013, Pages 957-995 | Michael, I.; Rizzo, L.; McArdell, C.S.; Manaia, C.M.; Merlin, C.; Schwartz, T.; Dagot, C.; Fatta-Kassinos, D.

Air pollution in mega cities in China • Review article
Atmospheric Environment, Volume 42, Issue 1, January 2008, Pages 1-42 | Chan, C.K.; Yao, X.

Impacts of biological invasions: what's what and the way forward • Review article
Trends in Ecology & Evolution, Volume 28, Issue 1, January 2013, Pages 58-66 | Simberloff, D.; Martin, J.L.; Genovesi, P.; Maris, V.; Wardle, D.A.; Aronson, J.; Courchamp, F.; Galil, B.; Garcia-Berthou, E.; Pascal, M.; Pysek, P.; Sousa, R.; Tabacchi, E.; Vila, M.

Biodiversity and ecosystem services: a multilayered relationship • Review article
Trends in Ecology & Evolution, Volume 27, Issue 1, January 2012, Pages 19-26 | Mace, G.M.; Norris, K.; Fitter, A.H.

Solid waste management challenges for cities in developing countries • Article
Waste Management, Volume 33, Issue 1, January 2013, Pages 220-232 | Guerrero, L.A.; Maas, G.; Hogland, W.

Are invasive species a major cause of extinctions? • Article
Trends in Ecology & Evolution, Volume 19, Issue 9, September 2004, Pages 470-474 | Gurevitch, J.; Padilla, D.K.

Systems approaches to integrated solid waste management in developing countries • Article
Waste Management | Marshall, R.E.; Farahbakhsh, K.

A review of drought concepts • Review article
Journal of Hydrology, Volume 391, Issue 1-2, September 2010, Pages 202-216 | Mishra, A.K.; Singh, V.P.

Antimicrobial nanomaterials for water disinfection and microbial control: Potential applications and implications • Review article
Water Research, Volume 42, Issue 18, November 2008, Pages 4591-4602 | Li, Q.; Mahendra, S.; Lyon, D.Y.; Brunet, L.; Liga, M.V.; Li, D.; Alvarez, P.J.J.

Magnetic nanoparticles: Essential factors for sustainable environmental applications • Review article
Water Research, Volume 47, Issue 8, May 2013, Pages 2613-2632 | Tang, S.C.N.; Lo, I.M.C.

Do simple models lead to generality in ecology? • Review article
Trends in Ecology & Evolution, Volume 28, Issue 10, October 2013, Pages 578-583 | Evans, M.R.; Grimm, V.; Johst, K.; Knuuttila, T.; de Langhe, R.; Lessells, C.M.; Merz, M.; O\'Malley, M.A.; Orzack, S.H.; Weisberg, M.; Wilkinson, D.J.; Wolkenhauer, O.; Benton, T.G.

Remediation technologies for metal-contaminated soils and groundwater: an evaluation • Article
Engineering Geology, Volume 60, Issue 1-4, June 2001, Pages 193-207 | Mulligan, C.N.; Yong, R.N.; Gibbs, B.F.