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Peer-reviewed Article
In Water
Author:
Md
Masroor
Haroon
Sajjad
Tamal Kanti
Saha
Md Hibjur
Rahaman
Pandurang
Choudhari
Luc Cimusa
Kulimushi
Swades
Pal

Groundwater is an essential source of water especially in arid and semi-arid regions of the world. The demand for water due to exponential increase in population has created stresses on available groundwater resources. Further, climate change has affected the quantity of water globally. Many parts of Indian cities are experiencing water scarcity...

Book
Author:
Ram
Avtar

For eternity, water resources have proven to be the key to inclusive social development and human well-being. However, the spatio-temporal variation of this finite resource over various landscapes makes it prone to misuse and mismanagement. Rapid global changes such as urbanization, population growth, socio-economic change, change in lifestyle...

Peer-reviewed Article
In PLOS ONE
Author:
Hafeza
Nujaira
Kumar Arun
Prasad
Ali P.
Yunus
Ali
Kharrazi
L. N.
Gupta
Tonni Agustiono
Kurniawan
Haroon
Sajjad
Ram
Avtar

Despite Bangladesh being one of the leading countries in aquaculture food production
worldwide, there is a considerable lack of updated scientific information about aquaculture
activities in remote sites, making it difficult to manage sustainably. This study explored the
use of geospatial and field data to monitor spatio-temporal changes in...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Resources
Author:
Majid
Farooq
Fayma
Mushtaq
Gowhar
Meraj
Suraj Kumar
Singh
Shruti
Kanga
Ankita
Gupta
Deepak
Singh
Ram
Avtar

Rapid urbanization has led to the emergence of slums in many developing and industrialized
nations. It degrades the quality of life and burdens the urban amenities resulting in uneven
distribution of slums. The majority of people in the developing world live in squatter settlements
and these random gatherings disrupt the economic and social...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Water Supply
Author:
Nguyen Van
Xuan
Nguyen Ngoc Long
Giang
Tran Van
Ty
Nigel K.
Downes
Nguyen Dinh Giang
Nam
Nguyen Vo Chau
Ngan
Lam Van
Thinh
Dinh Van
Duy
Ram
Avtar
Huynh Vuong Thu
Minh

This paper examines the impact of the dike systems on river flows in the Vietnamese Mekong Delta (VMD). The study combined a hydrological
change index method and the Mann–Kendall test to assess the temporal dynamics of both discharge and water levels along the main rivers of
the VMD. Results highlight that the system of rivers and canals helps...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Land
Author:
Tran Van
Ty
Kim
Lavane
Phan Chi
Nguyen
Nigel K.
Downes
Nguyen Dinh Giang
Nam
Huynh Vuong Thu
Minh

Agriculture in the Global South is innately susceptible to climatic variability and change.
In many arid and semi-mountainous regions of the developing world, drought is regularly cited as
a significant threat to agricultural systems. The objective of this study is to assess the impacts of
climate change on drought and land use and land cover...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Hydrology
Author:
Huynh Vuong Thu
Minh
Tran Van
Ty
Dinh Van
Duy
Tran Gia
Han
Kim
Lavane
Ram
Avtar

Globally, hydrometeorological hazards have large impacts to agriculture output, as well as
human well-being. With climate change derived increasing frequency of extreme weather conditions,
the situation has becoming more severe. This study strives to evaluate both dry and wet conditions
in the Vietnamese Mekong Delta (VMD), also known as the...

Book Chapter
In Health Care Waste Management and COVID 19 Pandemic: Policy, Implementation Status and Vaccine Management

The sound management of healthcare waste (HCW) has been receiving increasing global attention, now even more so given the urgency of the COVID-19 pandemic. Uncontrolled fluctuations in generation quantities, the composition of HCW as well as the significant impacts it poses on public health and the environment require a more dynamic and cohesive...

Discussion Paper
Author:
Madhubashini
MAKEHELWALA
Sujithra Kaushalya
WERAGODA
Lakmal
JAYARATHNE
Mallika
PINNAWALA
Avanthi Deshani
IGALAVITHANA
Chamil
PERERA

The report assesses the level of public awareness of microplastic pollution and related hazards as well as the current status of microplastic monitoring facilities available in Sri Lanka’s state and private sector institutes, with an emphasis on the public water supply chain and identifying microplastic point sources upstream to ensure safe...

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Discussion Paper
Author:
Thuy Chung
KIEU-LE
Van-Hieu
PHAM
Tran Nguyen Sang
TRUONG
Emilie
STRADY
Phuoc-Dan
NGUYEN

The report assesses the current status of microplastic monitoring facilities available in Vietnam. Concern over microplastic pollution in the environment is growing worldwide. The body of related global research continues to rise, along with the diversity in methodologies, results and equipment. Building a picture of the state of facilities and...

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