Environmental Protection Research

ISSN: 2810-9325 (Print) 2810-9333 (Online) Description

Environmental Protection Research (EPR) offers a platform for environmentalists and researchers throughout the world to publish new findings that cover the relationships between environmental sciences and protection research. EPR aims to become a multidisciplinary journal for publication of research on the scientific aspects of environmental protection, which interfaces the prevention and control of air, water, soil, noise and other pollution.

Manuscripts are evaluated based on established guidelines, including novelty, significance of research, and relevant nature of the study, aiming to enrich communication in this rapidly evolving field. Original research articles and critical reviews that cover broadly relevant and generalizable research with a clear...

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Farmers' Perception of Climate Change: A Case Study from Subsistence Farming in Lalehun Kovama of Kailahun in Eastern Sierra Leone

by Abdulai Alpha Jalloh, Great Iruoghene Edo, Priscillia Nkem Onyibe, Laurine Chikodiri Nwosu

ABSTRACT: This study looks at the impact of climate change on subsistence farming. Farmers in the rural areas of Sierra Leone mostly practice subsistence agriculture. A lot of predictions have been done by...

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New Approaches in Solid Waste Recycling and Management in Erbil City

by Shuokr Qarani Aziz, Sarwah Othman Ismael, Imad Ali Omar

ABSTRACT: Solid waste management (SWM) is an integral part of an environmental management system. This study focused on the production of urban solid waste, the amount of each part of solid waste, and the...

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COVID-19 and the Environmental Regulatory Response: Compendium of Regulatory, Ad Hoc Changes and Implications

by Linus Mabughi Nyiwul

ABSTRACT: Using open source and official documents, we documented and analyzed changes in environmental regulations in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. We accumulated 71 such regulatory changes across 29...

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Bioinvasion of Benthic Invertebrates in a Eutrophicated Tropical Estuarine System in South America (Santos, Brazil)

by Thulio Righeti Correa, Emiliano Calderon, Leonardo da Silva Lima, Jessica de Freitas Delgado, José Antônio Baptista Neto, Valquíria Maria de Carvalho Aguiar, Estefan Monteiro da Fonseca

ABSTRACT: The economic losses due to bioinvasion in Brazil were estimated to be over USD 100 billion since 1984; however, these values are mostly related to terrestrial invasive species, whereas the...

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Atrazine Persistence in Sediment of Aquatic Microcosms

by Luana Dandara Barreto Torres, Lucia Helena Gomes Coelho

ABSTRACT: Atrazine is a mutagenic, carcinogenic, and environmentally persistent herbicide commonly detected in natural waters and sediment due to its broad use in corn, sugarcane, and sorghum plantations....

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Domestic Solid Waste Generation Rate Throughout 140 Continuous Days and Dissimilarity Between 2007 and 2021 in Erbil City

by Shuokr Qarani Aziz

ABSTRACT: Improper management of the domestic solid waste produced has a crucial impact on the environment. The quantity, components, and generation rate (GR) of domestic solid waste have been influenced by...

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Evaluation of Chelating Resins Efficiency in Recovering Rare Earth Elements from Sulphate-Rich Acid Solutions

by Luciano Bernardo José, Gabriela Cordeiro Silva, Ana Claudia Queiroz Ladeira

ABSTRACT: This work investigates the use of chelating resins for recovering rare earth elements (REE) from a laboratory solution with pH and sulphate concentrations similar to those of an acid mine drainage...

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A Physical Model for the Sustainable Transformation of Human Waste into Biogas in Housing

by Olusola Oladapo Makinde

ABSTRACT: The study presents the conversion of waste to biogas and its implications for housing development by analysing biogas production approaches and utilisation methods. The study looked at the method...

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Carcinogenic Potentials of Toxic Metals and Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in Telfairia occidentalis and Talinum triangulare Impacted by Wastewater, Southern Nigeria

by Emmanuel Udo Dan, Godwin Asukwo Ebong, Helen Solomon Etuk, Imaobong Ekwere Daniel

ABSTRACT: Health risks of toxic metals and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) associated with the consumption of Telfairia occidentalis and Talinum triangulare impacted by wastewater from water...

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Modeling Pesticide Use Behavior Among Farmers in the Upper East Region of Ghana: An Empirical Application of the Theory of Planned Behavior

by Isaac Kwasi Asante, John Kwesi Ocran, Emmanuel Wisgtos Inkoom

ABSTRACT: This study examined the pesticide use behavior of farmers along the White Volta Basin in the Upper East Region of Ghana, using the Theory of Planned Behavior (TPB) to explore the underlying...

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Evaluating Dry and Wet Season Precipitation from Remotely Sensed Data Using Artificial Neural Networks for Floodplain Mapping in an Ungauged Watershed

by Abhiru Aryal, Amrit Bhusal, Ajay Kalra

ABSTRACT: This research creates a framework for modelling the rainfall-runoff process using satellite precipitation data and a floodplain map in ungauged urban watersheds. The combined effects of...

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Evaluating Water Quality and Distribution of Phosphates and Nitrates in Soils, Water and Sediments from Agrochemicals Usage in Santa, Cameroon

by Fonyuy Rene Liayi, Cornelius Tsamo, Patricia Bi Asanga Fai

ABSTRACT: Worldwide pollution of soils, rivers, streams and lakes from anthropogenic activities has been one of the most crucial environmental problems since the beginning of the 20th century. In Santa, the...

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A Review on Pharmaceutical Wastewater Characteristics, Treatment Techniques and Reusing

by Anwer Hazim Dawood, Shuokr Qarani Aziz, Sarwah Othman Ismael

ABSTRACT: Pharmaceuticals are chemicals that are bioactive and can have potential effects on living systems. After being used or excreted by wastewater (WW) and sewage treatment systems, various types of...