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Metallic elements in Odonata from South Africa
(North-West University (South Africa), Potchefstroom Campus, 2018)
Adult dragonflies are aerial predatory arthropods that occur globally. However, no research on adult dragonflies as potential indicators of metallic elements in the environment or metallic element concentrations and relative ...
Sources, pathways, exposures and hazards of perfluorinated chemicals in the Orange River Catchment
(North-West University (South Africa), Potchefstroom Campus, 2017)
Persistent organic pollutants (POPs) can be classified as widely distributed organic compounds, sharing a suite of physical and chemical properties, occurring in all environmental compartments with serious toxicological ...
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 ...
Characterising the scale and significance of persistent organic pollutants in South African sediments
(North-West University, 2010)
Water resources in South Africa are scarce, and should therefore be protected against pollutants, also from persistent organic pollutants (POPs). POPs are a global concern due to their ubiquitous presence, persistence ...
Persistent organic pollutants (POPs) associated with a platinum mine in the Limpopo Province, South Africa
(North-West University, 2005)
South Africa ratified the Stockholm Convention (SC), which became legally binding on 17 May 2004. This Convention targets 12 particularly toxic persistent organic pollutants (POPs) for virtual elimination. The Convention ...