ORIGINAL RESEARCH PAPER Environmental Engineering
1. Empowerment key factors in shaping women's awareness of household waste management

D. Asteria; J. T. Haryanto

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 22 January 2021

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2021.03.01

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Empowering activities is the key in building awareness and individual capacity of household waste management, especially for women as the main actors. This study aimed to explore empowering activities as the key factor in shaping women's awareness of household waste management. ...  Read More

ORIGINAL RESEARCH PAPER Environmental Science
2. Bio-oil production by pyrolysis of Azolla filiculoides and Ulva fasciata macroalgae

S. Pourkarimi; A. Hallajisani; A. Alizadehdakhel; A. Nouralishahi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 07 February 2021

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2021.03.04

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: In this study, the characteristics of bio-oil samples produced through slow pyrolysis of two different macroalgae, i.e. Azolla ‎filiculoides and Ulva fasciata, at optimized conditions were determined and compared. METHODS: For this purpose, the effects of temperature (300-500 ...  Read More

REVIEW PAPER Environmental Engineering
3. Promising approach for composting disposable diapers enhanced by Cyanobacteria

D. I. Kusumawati; S. Mangkoedihardjo

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 06 February 2021

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2021.03.07

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Disposable diapers have become a complicated matter due to the risk generation to the environment and human health. This study presents a description of disposable diapers characteristics and the success-proven methods used to handle this waste. In many developing countries ...  Read More

REVIEW PAPER Environmental Management
4. Microplastics on the growth of plants and seed germination in aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems

Y.S.K. De Silva; U.M. Rajagopalan; H. Kadono

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 31 January 2021

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2021.03.08

Abstract
  Growth of plants, apart from being complex and highly dynamic, is directly dependent on the environmental conditions, particularly the quality of soil for terrestrial plants and the water quality for aquatic plants. Presence of microplastics in the environment may affect the plant growth in numerous ...  Read More

REVIEW PAPER Environmental Management
5. Remediation technologies for oil contaminated soil

M. Mambwe; K. K. Kalebaila; T. Johnson

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 09 February 2021

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2021.3.09

Abstract
  Crude oil continues to impact many nations as it is among the major sources of fuel.  Its role in making life in modern societies comfortable cannot be overemphasized as it is readily available and easy to use. Contamination resulting from its use in industries such as mining, transportation and ...  Read More

CASE STUDY Environmental Science
6. Biodiversity and integration of ecological characteristics of species in spatial pattern analysis

Z. Mohebi; H. Mirzaei

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 27 January 2021

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/GJESM.2021.03.10

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Assessment of biodiversity is a key factor in understanding of function and ecosystem management. Nevertheless, an operating procedure for assessing biodiversity and spatial pattern has not been established yet. Therefore, this empirical study was conducted to explore the role ...  Read More