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

Generalized linear mixed models: a practical guide for ecology and evolution • Review article
Trends in Ecology & Evolution, Volume 24, Issue 3, 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.

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

Clay mineral-enhanced bioremediation of marine oil pollution • Article
Applied Clay Science, Volume 46, Issue 4, Pages 337-345 | Warr, L.N.; Perdrial, J.N.; Lett, M.C.; Heinrich-Salmeron, A.; Khodja, M.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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, Pages 435-471 | Baker, A.C.; Glynn, P.W.; Riegl, B.

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

Genome sequencing and population genomics in non-model organisms • Review article
Trends in Ecology & Evolution, Volume 29, Issue 1, Pages 51-63 | Ellegren, H.

Microplastics as contaminants in the marine environment: A review • Review article
Marine Pollution Bulletin, Volume 62, Issue 12, Pages 2588-2597 | Cole, M.; Lindeque, P.; Halsband, C.; Galloway, T.S.

Development of a tyre traction testing facility • Article
Journal of Terramechanics, Volume 46, Issue 6, Pages 293-298 | Tiwari, V.K.; Pandey, K.P.; Sharma, A.K.

Water scarcity: Fact or fiction? • Article
Agricultural Water Management, Volume 80, Issue 1-3, Pages 5-22 | Rijsberman, F.R.

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

How will oil palm expansion affect biodiversity? • Review article
Trends in Ecology & Evolution, Volume 23, Issue 10, Pages 538-545 | Fitzherbert, E.B.; Struebig, M.J.; Morel, A.; Danielsen, F.; Bruhl, C.A.; Donald, P.F.; Phalan, B.

Environmental DNA for wildlife biology and biodiversity monitoring • Review article
Trends in Ecology & Evolution, Volume 29, Issue 6, Pages 358-367 | Bohmann, K.; Evans, A.; Gilbert, M.T.P.; Carvalho, G.R.; Creer, S.; Knapp, M.; Yu, D.W.; de Bruyn, M.

Microplastics in the marine environment • Review article
Marine Pollution Bulletin, Volume 62, Issue 8, Pages 1596-1605 | Andrady, A.L.

Mistaking geography for biology: inferring processes from species distributions • Review article
Trends in Ecology & Evolution, Volume 29, Issue 10, Pages 572-580 | Warren, Dan.L.; Cardillo, M.; Rosauer, D.F.; Bolnick, D.I.

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

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