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How efficient is graphene-based nanocomposite to adsorb Hg from seawater: a laboratory assay to assess the toxicological impacts induced by remediated water towards marine bivalves

Advanced investigations on the use of graphene based nanomaterials have highlighted the capacity of these materials for wastewater treatment. Research on this topic revealed the efficiency of the nanocomposite synthetized by graphene oxi...

Distinctive features of spatial planning nearby estuaries – an exploratory analysis of water-related rules in municipal master plans in Portugal

Land-use types and related intensities are often associated with pressures and disturbances on estuarine envi- ronmental values and ecosystem services provided by water. Although with varied legal frameworks across countries, broadly, spatial...

Post-earthquake fire risk assessment of historic urban areas: a scenario-based analysis applied to the historic city centre of Leiria, Portugal

Recent natural and anthropic disasters have aroused the interest of the scientific and governmental community in seeking more efficient and effective risk mitigation strategies. Index-based approaches have received particular attention in the...

Marine biorefinery: valorisation of algae into advanced products

The consumption paradigm is changing. Consumers are more attentive to what they consume and to the sustainability questions addressed to those products. This change was driven by the healthy label given to&...