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Development of a tyre traction testing facility • Article
Journal of Terramechanics, Volume 46, Issue 6, December 2009, Pages 293-298 | Tiwari, V.K.; Pandey, K.P.; Sharma, A.K.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

An improved estimate of leaf area index based on the histogram analysis of hemispherical photographs • Article
Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, Volume 149, Issue 6-7, June 2009, Pages 920-928 | Negron Juarez, R.I.; da Rocha, H.R.; e Figueira, A.M.S.; Goulden, M.L.; Miller, S.D.

Mistaking geography for biology: inferring processes from species distributions • Review article
Trends in Ecology & Evolution, Volume 29, Issue 10, October 2014, Pages 572-580 | Warren, Dan.L.; Cardillo, M.; Rosauer, D.F.; Bolnick, D.I.

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.

Water scarcity: Fact or fiction? • Article
Agricultural Water Management, Volume 80, Issue 1-3, February 2006, Pages 5-22 | Rijsberman, F.R.

Advances and limits of using population genetics to understand local adaptation • Review article
Trends in Ecology & Evolution, Volume 29, Issue 12, December 2014, Pages 673-680 | Tiffin, P.; Ross-Ibarra, J.

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.

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.

A critique of the'novel ecosystem'concept • Review article
Trends in Ecology & Evolution, Volume 29, Issue 10, October 2014, Pages 548-553 | Murcia, C.; Aronson, J.; Kattan, G.H.; Moreno-Mateos, D.; Dixon, K.; Simberloff, D.

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.

Microplastics as contaminants in the marine environment: A review • Review article
Marine Pollution Bulletin, Volume 62, Issue 12, December 2011, Pages 2588-2597 | Cole, M.; Lindeque, P.; Halsband, C.; Galloway, T.S.

Microplastics in the marine environment • Review article
Marine Pollution Bulletin, Volume 62, Issue 8, August 2011, Pages 1596-1605 | Andrady, A.L.

Three-dimensional deformation behaviour of a multi-propped excavation at a''greenfield''site at Shanghai soft clay • Article
Tunnelling and Underground Space Technology, Volume 45, January 2015, Pages 249-259 | Hong, Y.; Ng, C.W.W.; Liu, G.B.; Liu, T.

How will oil palm expansion affect biodiversity? • Review article
Trends in Ecology & Evolution, Volume 23, Issue 10, October 2008, Pages 538-545 | Fitzherbert, E.B.; Struebig, M.J.; Morel, A.; Danielsen, F.; Bruhl, C.A.; Donald, P.F.; Phalan, B.

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.

Microbial ecology of denitrification in biological wastewater treatment • Review article
Water Research, Volume 64, November 2014, Pages 237-254 | Lu, H.; Chandran, K.; Stensel, D.

Species differences in responses to captivity: stress, welfare and the comparative method • Review article
Trends in Ecology & Evolution, Volume 25, Issue 12, December 2010, Pages 713-721 | Mason, G.J.