22 March 2021
World Water Day is an annual United Nations Observance focusing on the importance of freshwater and raising awareness of the 2.2 billion people living without access to safe water.To raise awareness of the value of water, Elsevier presents a curated list of free access journal articles and book chapters. At Elsevier, we are advancing #SDG6 research and ensuring that #Everydrop counts.
Elsevier, iScience, Volume 24, 19 March 2021
Organic contaminants in Ganga basin: from the Green Revolution to the emerging concerns of modern India
The Ganga basin includes some of the most densely populated areas in the world, in a region characterized by extremely high demographic and economic growth rates.
Elsevier, General and Comparative Endocrinology, Volume 303, 1 March 2021
Non-invasive hormone monitoring as a robust method for determining adrenocortical activity in injured, emaciated and oil-contaminated African penguins undergoing rehabilitation
Anthropogenic activity is a major driver of seabird injury and mortality in the 21st century.
One Earth, Volume 4, 19 March 2021
A hydro-economic assessment of the headwaters of the Nile River revealed the upstream-downstream linkages and interconnections among socio-economic development, climate change, and the environment.
The Lancet Global Health, Volume 9, March 2021
This Viewpoint supports SDGs 3, 6, and 7 by discussing some of the reasons why many of the innovations and technologies for WASH (water, sanitation, and hygiene) and household air pollution developed in recent decades have not led to the expected improvements in health outcomes, and why many of these interventions have either been inconsistently adopted by low-income households, or not adopted at all.
Elsevier, Materials Today Advances, Volume 9, March 2021
Intensifying air pollution has engendered growing public health concerns due to its broad and adverse effects on humanity.
Water Conservation in the Era of Global Climate Change - Chapter 5 - An overview of the potential impacts of global climate change on water resources
Aaditya Chaturvedi, Bhanu Pandey, Aneet Kumar Yadav, Shubham Saroj,
Chapter 5 - An overview of the potential impacts of global climate change on water resources,
Editor(s): Binota Thokchom, Pengpeng Qiu, Pardeep Singh, Parameswar K. Iyer,
Water Conservation in the Era of Global Climate Change,
This chapter advances SDG 6 and SDG 13 by highlighting the connection between climate change and water resources. It describes some of the most sinificant efforts taken to mitigate climate change.
Biomass, Biofuels, Biochemicals: Circular Bioeconomy - Current Status and Future Outlook - Chapter 5: Environmental Impacts of Recovery of Resources From Industrial Wastewater
Biomass, Biofuels, Biochemicals, Circular Bioeconomy - Current Status and Future Outlook, 2021, Pages 121-162
This book chapteradvances SDG 6 by focusing on the environmental impacts of the recovery of resources from industrial wastewater from different aspects such as water resources, aquatic life protection, greenhouse gas reduction, sustainable agriculture, human health, and environmental economics. Finally, the contribution of the recovery of resources in circular bioeconomy is discussed.
Water Conservation in the Era of Global Climate Change - Chapter 2: Groundwater extractions and climate change
Water Conservation in the Era of Global Climate Change, 2021, Pages 23-45
This chapter advances SDG 6 by presenting major challenges and opportunities concerning groundwater utilization and climate sustainability.
Sorbents Materials for Controlling Environmental Pollution - Chapter 4 - Current situation and future prospects for the production and utilization of sorbing materials for water depollution in North Africa
Sorbents Materials for Controlling Environmental Pollution, 2021, Pages 49-71
This chapter advances SDG 6 by presenting a case study for depollution of water, which contributes to achieving clean water in North Africa.