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1. Nexus between natural resources and environmental degradation: analysing the role of income inequality and renewable energy.

Globally, as the environment deteriorates, use of renewable energy is increasing. The discrepancy between inequalities, sustainable sources, and natural resources, on the other hand, is enormous. As a consequence, the current research simulated the link between income inequality, renewable energy,...

Author(s) : Wang YongMing; Uddin, I.; Gong YingMei

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Journal article : Sustainability 2021 Vol.13 No.15 ref.137

2. Examining the structural relationships among heritage proximity, perceived impacts, attitude and residents' support in intangible cultural heritage tourism.

Among the many methods of revitalizing intangible cultural heritage (ICH), tourism undoubtedly has the largest social and economic benefits. Taijiquan, also known as Tai Chi, was included in the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity in December 2020. It provides the...

Author(s) : Wei YuQian; Liu HengYu; Park KeunSoo

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Journal article : Sustainability 2021 Vol.13 No.15 ref.90

3. Circular economy strategies: use of corn waste to develop biomaterials.

The circular economy is a process through which elements that have already been used are reincorporated and given a second use so that they can reduce the consumption of virgin raw materials. This article shows how, from the reuse of an agro-industrial waste such as corn husks, a biomaterial can be ...

Author(s) : Castaño Castrillón, H. D.; Gutiérrez Aguilar, C. M.; Angel Álvarez, B. E.

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Journal article : Sustainability 2021 Vol.13 No.15 ref.64

4. Valorisation of organic waste by-products using black soldier fly (Hermetia illucens) as a bio-convertor.

One third of food produced globally is wasted. Disposal of this waste is costly and is an example of poor resource management in the face of elevated environmental concerns and increasing food demand. Providing this waste as feedstock for black soldier fly (Hermetia illucens) larvae (BSFL) has the...

Author(s) : Magee, K.; Halstead, J.; Small, R.; Young, I.

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Journal article : Sustainability 2021 Vol.13 No.15 ref.72

5. Integrated water resource management: rethinking the contribution of rainwater harvesting.

Rainwater harvesting (RWH) is generally perceived as a promising cost-effective alternative water resource for potable and non-potable uses (water augmentation) and for reducing flood risks. The performance of RWH systems has been evaluated for various purposes over the past few decades. These...

Author(s) : Huang Zhe; Nya, E. L.; Rahman, M. A.; Mwamila, T. B.; Cao Viet; Gwenzi, W.; Noubactep, C.

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Journal article : Sustainability 2021 Vol.13 No.15 ref.64

6. The impacts of agricultural trade on economic growth and environmental pollution: evidence from Bangladesh using ARDL in the presence of structural breaks.

Agricultural trade significantly promotes the economic boom in developing countries. Extensive traditional agricultural production methods have increased the pressure on the agricultural environment by expanding agricultural trade, which has attracted the attention of many scholars. This study aims ...

Author(s) : Ghimire, A.; Lin FeiTing; Zhuang PeiFen

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Journal article : Sustainability 2021 Vol.13 No.15 ref.75

7. From schnitzel to sustainability: shifting values at Vienna's urban farmers markets.

This paper presents an empirically grounded investigation of the values and practices of farmers markets (FM) in Vienna, Austria and their linkages to wider alternative food practices of ecological, social and economic sustainability. If the FMs are to play a vibrant role in the Viennese...

Author(s) : Klimek, M.; Bingen, J.; Freyer, B.; Paxton, R.

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Journal article : Sustainability 2021 Vol.13 No.15 ref.57

8. Climate change and water dynamics in rural Uganda.

The purpose of this case study is to examine the effects of climate change on agricultural life in rural Uganda. Based on primary data, the authors examine major themes related to climate change and disasters as conveyed by individuals in a small agricultural region in Eastern Uganda. Specifically, ...

Author(s) : McKinney, L.; Wright, D. C.

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Journal article : Sustainability 2021 Vol.13 No.15 ref.71

9. Sustainability of regional agroecological economic system based on emergy theory: a case study of Anhui province, China.

The agroecological economic system is the basic system on which human beings depend for survival. In order to better evaluate the operation status of a regional agroecological economic system and deepen the cognition of the input and output of the regional agroecological economic system from the...

Author(s) : Wu Xue; Yang YaLiu; Liu CongHu; Xu GuoWei; Guo YuXia; Liu Fan; Wang Yuan

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Journal article : Sustainability 2021 Vol.13 No.15 ref.44

10. Multiple leak detection in water distribution networks following seismic damage.

Water pipe leaks due to seismic damage are more difficult to detect than bursts, and such leaks, if not repaired in a timely manner, can eventually reduce supply pressure and generate both pollutant penetration risks and economic losses. Therefore, leaks must be promptly identified, and damaged...

Author(s) : Choi Jeongwook; Jeong Gimoon; Kang Doosun

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Journal article : Sustainability 2021 Vol.13 No.15 ref.19

11. Technological advances to reduce Apis mellifera mortality: a bibliometric analysis.

Bees play a fundamental role in the ecological balance of ecosystems, due to the pollination process they carry out on crops, including the production of honey. However, the mortality of bees is a significant concern; bee mortality can occur for several reasons, such as pesticides, mites, viruses,...

Author(s) : Ziegler, C.; Sinigaglia, T.; Martins, M. E. S.; Souza, A. M.

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Journal article : Sustainability 2021 Vol.13 No.15 ref.47

12. Integrating urban agriculture and stormwater management in a circular economy to enhance ecosystem services: connecting the dots.

Due to the rapid urbanization in the context of the conventional linear economy, the vulnerability of the urban ecosystem to climate change has increased. As a result, connecting urban ecosystem services of different urban land uses is imperative for urban sustainability and resilience. In...

Author(s) : Deksissa, T.; Trobman, H.; Zendehdel, K.; Azam, H.

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Journal article : Sustainability 2021 Vol.13 No.15 ref.101

13. District drinking water planning for sustainability in Maharashtra: between local and global scales.

Sustainable rural drinking water is a widespread aim in India, and globally, from the household to district, state, and national scales. Sustainability issues in the rural drinking water sector range from increasing water demand to declining groundwater levels, premature deterioration of village...

Author(s) : Wescoat, J. L., Jr.; Murty, J. V. R.

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Journal article : Sustainability 2021 Vol.13 No.15 ref.46

14. A hydrodynamic-based robust numerical model for debris hazard and risk assessment.

Debris flow simulations are important in practical engineering. In this study, a graphics processing unit (GPU)-based numerical model that couples hydrodynamic and morphological processes was developed to simulate debris flow, transport, and morphological changes. To accurately predict the debris...

Author(s) : Kang YongDe; Hou JingMing; Tong Yu; Shi BaoShan

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Journal article : Sustainability 2021 Vol.13 No.14 ref.60

15. The application of advanced mapping methods and tools for spatial-visual analysis in landscape design practice.

Spatial design is at the core of landscape architecture. Mapping spatial-visual characteristics is of significance for landscape architects to interpret and talk about space. Advanced mapping methods and tools for spatial-visual analysis (i.e., mapping techniques describing landscape architectonic...

Author(s) : Liu Mei; Nijhuis, S.

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Journal article : Sustainability 2021 Vol.13 No.14 ref.32

16. Current knowledge of medicinal mushrooms related to anti-oxidant properties.

Background: A renewed focus on medicinal mushrooms has brought forth a sustainable health dimension. Conventional health strategies are insufficiently integrated with sustainable health promotion. The health-promoting outcome of mushrooms has fascinated many groups during the past few years because ...

Author(s) : Shaffique, S.; Kang SangMo; Kim AhYeong; Imran, M.; Khan, M. A.; Lee InJung

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Journal article : Sustainability 2021 Vol.13 No.14 ref.69

17. Thermal, physical and mechanical performance of orange peel boards: a new recycled material for building application.

More than 124 million tons of oranges are consumed in the world annually. Transformation of orange fruit generates a huge quantity of waste, largely composed of peels. Some attempts to reuse by-products derived from citrus waste have been proposed for energy production, nutrient source or...

Author(s) : Vitale, M.; Barbero-Barrera, M. del M.; Cascone, S. M.

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Journal article : Sustainability 2021 Vol.13 No.14 ref.60

18. Factors influencing modern timber structure building development in China.

In China, modern timber structure (MTS) has great market potential as an advanced architectural technology and corresponds to the direction of construction industrialization. However, the MTS building sector is still developing slowly, despite previous efforts by the Chinese government to promote...

Author(s) : Du Qiang; Zhang RunNan; Cai ChangLu; Jin LiangWei

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Journal article : Sustainability 2021 Vol.13 No.14 ref.52

19. An integrated approach for post-disaster flood management via the use of cutting-edge technologies and UAVS: a review.

Rapid advances that improve flood management have facilitated the disaster response by providing first aid services, finding safe routes, maintaining communication and developing flood maps. Different technologies such as image processing, satellite imagery, synthetic imagery and integrated...

Author(s) : Munawar, H. S.; Hammad, A. W. A.; Waller, S. T.; Thaheem, M. J.; Shrestha, A.

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Journal article : Sustainability 2021 Vol.13 No.14 ref.108

20. Quantitative analysis of polymetallic ions in industrial wastewater based on ultraviolet-visible spectroscopy.

In order to detect and control the concentration of polymetallic ions in industrial wastewater in real time, a spectrophotometric method combining wavelet transform (WT) and partial least squares regression (PLSR) is proposed for the simultaneous determination of zinc, cobalt and nickel in...

Author(s) : Zhou FengBo; Oad, A.; Zhu HongQiu; Li ChangGeng

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Journal article : Sustainability 2021 Vol.13 No.14 ref.31

21. A study on how the five senses are affected when tourists experience towns with forest characteristics: an empirical analysis based on the data of Fujian, Guangdong and Sichuan in China.

Senses are the primary channel by which travelers enjoy tourism, and the sensory experience of tourists is very important to the quality of their tourism experience. In this study, 385 questionnaires were distributed to tourists visiting the first batch of characteristic towns classified by the...

Author(s) : Shao Min; Lin DeRong

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Journal article : Sustainability 2021 Vol.13 No.15 ref.83

22. Modeling non-cooperative water use in river basins.

Conventional water use and management models have mostly emulated purposefully designed water use systems where centralized governance and rule-based cooperation of agents are assumed. However, water use systems, whether actively governed or not, involve multiple, independent decision makers with...

Author(s) : Woldeyohanes, T.; Kuhn, A.; Heckelei, T.; Duguma, L.

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Journal article : Sustainability 2021 Vol.13 No.15 ref.77

23. Food industries wastewater recycling for biodiesel production through microalgal remediation.

This article is an overview of a biosystem of food-industry wastewater (WW) treatment using microalgae towards circular bioeconomy through biosynthesis of compounds of added-value. Focusing on circular bioeconomy with concern to environmental pollution, the management of water-resource and...

Author(s) : Amit; Dahiya, D.; Ghosh, U. K.; Nigam, P. S.; Jaiswal, A. K.

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Journal article : Sustainability 2021 Vol.13 No.15 ref.108

24. The socio-economics factors in family farms with different economic sustainability levels from central and Eastern Europe.

Economic sustainability plays an important role in shaping conditions for economic growth and social development. The importance of answering the question about the level of sustainability of family farms results from the fact that the countries of Central and Eastern Europe, apart from exceptions...

Author(s) : Smędzik-Ambroży, K.; Guth, M.; Majchrzak, A.; Muntean, A. C.; Maican, S. Ş.

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Journal article : Sustainability 2021 Vol.13 No.15 ref.34

25. Climate change and informal education in the opinion of forest users in Poland.

Climate change affects various aspects of the economy, agriculture, economics, and politics, including forestry. There is more and more talk about the real impact of the effects of climate change. This paper presents the results of a survey on the perceptions of two groups, foresters and...

Author(s) : Korcz, N.; Koba, J.; Kobyłka, A.; Janeczko, E.; Gmitrowicz-Iwan, J.

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Journal article : Sustainability 2021 Vol.13 No.14 ref.54