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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 ...
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 ...