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To centralise or to decentralise: an overview of the most recent trends in wastewater treatment management.
An overview of recent trends in wastewater management is proposed concerning the role of centralisation and decentralisation in wastewater treatment. The main advantages, criticisms and limitationsExpand
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Sediment toxicity assessment in the Lagoon of Venice (Italy) using Paracentrotus lividus (Echinodermata: Echinoidea) fertilization and embryo bioassays.
The capacity of two toxicity bioassays (fertilization and embryo toxicity tests) to discriminate sediment toxicity using the sea urchin Paracentrotus lividus was tested in five stations withExpand
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Ecotoxicity of engineered TiO2 nanoparticles to saltwater organisms: an overview.
The innovative properties of nanomaterials make them suitable for various applications in many fields. In particular, TiO2 nanoparticles (nTiO2) are widely used in paints, in cosmetics and inExpand
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Saltwater ecotoxicology of Ag, Au, CuO, TiO2, ZnO and C60 engineered nanoparticles: An overview.
This review paper examined 529 papers reporting experimental nanoecotoxicological original data. Only 126 papers referred to saltwater environments (water column and sediment) including a hugeExpand
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Phytotoxicity of ionic, micro- and nano-sized iron in three plant species.
Potential environmental impacts of engineered nanoparticles (ENPs) can be understood taking into consideration phytotoxicity. We reported on the effects of ionic (FeCl3), micro- and nano-sizedExpand
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Ecotoxicological evaluation of industrial port of Venice (Italy) sediment samples after a decontamination treatment.
This work assesses the ecotoxicological effects of polluted sediment after a decontamination treatment process using a new sediment washing technique. Sediment samples were collected from four sitesExpand
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Microtox solid phase test: Effect of diluent used in toxicity test.
Microtox solid phase test is an acute toxicity test for solid matrices based on inhibition of natural bioluminescence of the marine bacterium Vibrio fischeri. Protocols developed to overcome theExpand
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Embryotoxicity of TiO2 nanoparticles to Mytilus galloprovincialis (Lmk).
Few data exist on the ecotoxicological effects of nanosized titanium dioxide (nTiO2) towards marine species with specific reference to bivalve molluscs and their relative life stages. MytilusExpand
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Photocatalytic degradation of the antibiotic chloramphenicol and effluent toxicity effects.
Chloramphenicol sodium succinate (CAP, C15H15Cl2N2 Na2O8) is a broad-spectrum antibiotic exhibiting activity against both Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria as well as other groups ofExpand
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Seawater ecotoxicity of monoethanolamine, diethanolamine and triethanolamine.
Monoethanolamine (MEA), diethanolamine (DEA) and triethanolamine (TEA) are compounds with potential acute, sub-chronic and chronic toxicity effects towards aquatic species. A literature reviewExpand
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