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Water pollution and water shortage problems in China.

Published online: 01 Sep 1990

Authors: Wang, J. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Water pollution and water shortage are two of the most important environmental problems in China. Water pollution in China started in the 1950s and ha...

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A place based development of organic farming to tackle water pollution problems.

Published online: 17 Oct 2018

Authors: Vincent, A. & Fleury, P.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

Organic farming (OF) appears as a potential solution to water pollutions problems because its regulations forbids the use of chemical fertilisers and ...

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Participatory research tomonitor lakewater pollution.

Published online: 22 Oct 2021

Authors: Aronoff, R. & Dussuet, A. & Erismann, R. & Erismann, S. & Patiny, L. & Vivar-Rios, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

Aparticipatory research team, concerned about water quality around LakeGeneva, particularly in the Montreux Bay region where some were lifeguards, ran...

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Do agri-environment schemes result in improved water quality?

Published online: 26 Jul 2017

Authors: Jones, J. I. & Murphy, J. F. & Anthony, S. G. & Arnold, A. & Blackburn, J. H. & Duerdoth, C. P. & Hawczak, A. & Hughes, G. O. & Pretty, J. L. & Scarlett, P. M. & Gooday, R. D. & Zhang, Y. S. & Fawcett, L. E. & Simpson, D. & Turner, A. W. B. & Naden, P. S. & Skates, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Improved water quality, through a reduction in diffuse pollution from agricultural sources, is an expected benefit of agri-environment schemes, but th...

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Shallow groundwater nitrogen and denitrification in a newly afforested, subirrigated riparian buffer.

Published online: 12 Oct 2011

Authors: Gumiero, B. & Boz, B. & Cornelio, P. & Casella, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The EU 'Nitrates Directive' (Directive 91/676/EEC) and the WFD (Water Framework Directive 2000/60/EEC) introduced a series of measures designed to red...

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Ecological aspects of water management in Britain.

Published online: 01 Sep 1990

Authors: Eaton, J. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In Britain, man's alteration to river habitats began with forest clearances and continued with developments for water power and navigation. Industrial...

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Cadmium pollution triggers a positive biodiversity-productivity relationship: evidence from a laboratory microcosm experiment.

Published online: 04 Aug 2010

Authors: Li JinTian & Duan HongNan & Li ShaoPeng & Kuang JiaLiang & Zeng Yi & Shu WenSheng

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Human activities are greatly changing the conditions of ecosystems. One of these major changes is that more and more ecosystems are facing increasing ...

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China's transboundary waters: new paradigms for water and ecological security through applied ecology.

Published online: 08 Oct 2014

Authors: He DaMing & Wu RuiDong & Feng Yan & Li YunGang & Ding ChengZhi & Wang WenLing & Yu, D. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

China is Asia's most important upstream riparian country, sharing 110 rivers and lakes with 18 downstream countries. Consequently, China's management ...

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Global warming and eutrophication: effects on water chemistry and autotrophic communities in experimental hypertrophic shallow lake mesocosms.

Published online: 03 Jun 2009

Authors: Feuchtmayr, H. & Moran, R. & Hatton, K. & Connor, L. & Heyes, T. & Moss, B. & Harvey, I. & Atkinson, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Shallow lakes are important components of the biosphere, but they are also highly vulnerable to damage from human activities in their catchments, such...

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Topic guide: water security and economic development.

Published online: 17 Jun 2015

Authors: Quick, T. & Winpenny, J.

Content type: Miscellaneous

Too little water (scarcity), too much water (flooding) and poor quality water (pollution) represent a risk to sustained economic growth. Evidence sugg...

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