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An assessment of dioxins, dibenzofurans and PCBs in the sediments of selected freshwater bodies and estuaries in South Africa
(North-West University, 2007)
Persistent organic pollutants (POPs) are a threat to the environment and human health because they are ubiquitous, resistant to degradation, can bio-accumulate in organisms and bio-magnify in food chains. They have a ...
The determination of dioxin-like POPs in sediments and fish of the Vaal Triangle region, Gauteng, South Africa
(North-West University, 2006)
Water resources in South Africa are scarce, and should therefore be protected against pollutants, also from persistent organic pollutants (POPs). This is emphasised by the Stockholm Convention on POPs, which aims at ...