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Carbon, Nitrogen and Sulphur concentration and δ13C, δ15N values in Hypogymnia physodes within the montane area – preliminary data

., 2006. The application of tree bark as bio-indicator for the assessment of Cr(VI) in air pollution. Journal of Hazardous Materials , B137: 1241–1245. [43] Manninen, S., Huttunen S., Torvela, H. 1991. Needle and lichen sulphur analyses on two industrial gradients. Water Air Soil Pollut. , 59: 153–163. [44] Michener, R., Lajtha K. 2007. Stable Isotopes in Ecology and Environmental Science. [45] Migaszewski, Z.M., Gałuszka, A., Świercz, A., Kucharczyk, J. 2001. Element concentrations in soils and plant bioindicators in selected habitats of the Holy

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Cadmium, Lead, and Mercury Exposure Assessment Among Croatian Consumers of Free-Living Game

Contam Toxicol 2013;65:33-46. doi: 10.1007/s00244-013-9884-6 43. Reliable evaluation of low-level contamination of food. ADDENDUM January 2013. WHO European Programme for Minitoring and Assessment of Dietary Exposure to Potentially Hazardous Substances (GEMS/Food-EURO) [displayed 16 May 2014]. Available at 44. Showel BA, Williams JR, Duvall M, Howe JC, Patterson KY, Roseland JM, Holden JM. USDA Table of Cooking Yields for Meat and Poultry 2012 [displayed 15 January 2014]. Available at http

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Cadmium Toxicity Revisited: Focus on Oxidative Stress Induction and Interactions with Zinc and Magnesium

. Atlanta (USA): ATSDR; 2008. Lewis GP, Coughlin LL, Jusko WJ, Hartz S. Contribution of cigarette smoking to cadmium accumulation in man. Lancet 1972;299:291-2. Nawrot TS, Staessen JA, Roels HA, Munters E, Cuypers A, Richart T, Ruttens A, Smeets K, Clijsters h, Vangronsveld J. Cadmium exposure in the population: from health risks to strategies of prevention. Biometals 2010;23:769-82. Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR). CERCLA Priority list of hazardous substances that will

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Vulnerability Through Resilience?
An Example of the Counterproductive Effects of Spatially Related Governance in Hamburg-Wilhelmsburg

issue). For example, the perception of the danger of nuclear power can change abruptly after a disaster like Chernobyl or Fukushima. Different perceptions of hazardous situations and appropriate ways of dealing with them can lead to counterproductive effects when joint action approaches are to be developed (see Christmann/Ibert/Kilper et al. 2011 ). This can be empirically demonstrated using the example of the "International Building Exhibition Hamburg-Wilhelmsburg" (" Internationale Bauausstellung Hamburg-Wilhelmsburg" : IBA). In a cooperative collaboration

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Resource Efficiency of Settlement Structures: Terms, Conceptual Implications and Connecting Factors to the Resilience Debate

ecologic system of the Earth as well as of our solar system which are directly or indirectly used by man or may be used or which provide the basis of man's life and survival as well as man's economic management and man's co-existence with nature. Among this there count e. g. functions such as climate stability, protection from hazardous radiation by the ozone layer, the capacity of absorbing harmful substances, the stability and regeneration capacity of natural, species-rich habitats and solar radiation. In the stricter sense, by natural resources we mean on the one hand

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Fourth industrial revolution: a way forward to attain better performance in the textile industry

. Therefore, the fourth industrial revolution is key to the promotion of organisational performance. Industry 4.0 has important elements, such as big data, cyber-physical systems (CPS), the interoperability, the Internet of Things (IoT) and a smart city. The industrial revolution is mostly based on these five factors. However, the current study examined the effect of three major factors, namely, CPS, the interoperability and a smart city (a smart factory, a smart product) on the production and services of textile companies in Malaysia. These three elements of Industry 4

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Recent Advances in Role of Propolis as Natural Additive in Poultry Nutrition

-Based Complementary Alternative Medicine, 1:175-185. DOI: 10.1093/ecam/neh034 Cvek, J., Medid-Saric, M., Vitali, D., Vedrina-Dragojevik, I., Smit, Z., Tomic, S. (2008). The content of essential and toxic elements in Croatian propolis samples and their tinctures. Journal of Apicultural Research, 47, 35-45. Da Silva, J.F.M., Souza, M.C., Matta, S.R., Andrade, M.R., Vidal, F.V.N. (2006). Correlation analysis between phenolic levels of Brazilian propolis extracts and their antimicrobial and antioxidant

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Liquid petroleum gas sensing performance enhanced by CuO modification of nanocrystalline ZnO-TiO2

1 Introduction Liquid petroleum gas (LPG) is highly inflammable as it mainly consists of butane mixed with compounds of sulfur (methyl mercaptan and ethyl mercaptan) which have foul smell. It is hazardous because an explosion might be caused when it leaks accidentally. It has been reported that the concentration level of LPG noticeable by smell is higher than the lowest explosive limit of the gas in air. As it is used for both domestic and industrial purposes there is a great rise in demand for gas sensors to monitor the concentration level of LPG

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Investor-State Dispute Settlement and the Future of the Precautionary Principle

following considerable disquiet about the scope of that decision and its effect on Mexican municipal sovereignty. Although Mexico is not a signatory to the ICSID Convention, the appeal was possible because Mexico had nonetheless elected to use ICSID (under the Additional Facility Rules) to determine its NAFTA dispute over a hazardous waste site with U.S. and Canadian investors in Metalclad Inc. The paper will examine just one aspect of ISDS, but one which has profound implications for regulatory sovereignty in nation states. At issue is the question of whether BITs and

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Types of maps used as a stimuli in cartographical empirical research

cartographers. The development of this research field has been described by e.g. Montello (2002 ; 2009 ) and Żyszkowska (2015) . There have been two important shifts in researchers’ approaches. In the very beginning, cartographers focused on particular elements of a map and tested them in isolation. For instance, Flannery (1956) , who studied the use of circles in proportional symbols maps. The first revision was influenced by, among others, the work of Petchenik (1977) , who highlighted that a map constitutes a unity in itself and suggested that a holistic approach

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