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

D. Asteria; J. T. Haryanto

Volume 7, Issue 3 , Summer 2021, Pages 317-330

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.METHODS:This ...  Read More

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

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

Volume 7, Issue 3 , Summer 2021, Pages 331-346

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/GJESM.2021.03.02

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 Management
3. Microplastics on the growth of plants and seed germination in aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems

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

Volume 7, Issue 3 , Summer 2021, Pages 347-368

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/GJESM.2021.03.03

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

ORIGINAL RESEARCH ARTICLE Environmental Management
4. Enterprise energy supply system design management based on renewable energy sources

S. Drobyazko; M. Skrypnyk; N. Radionova; O. Hryhorevska; M. Matiukha

Volume 7, Issue 3 , Summer 2021, Pages 369-382

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

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: The problem of energy saving and the transition to technologies that allow to partially or completely move away from the use of gas and other fossil fuels are a priority in Ukraine today. By consuming traditional energy sources using outdated technologies for energy supply ...  Read More

ORIGINAL RESEARCH ARTICLE Environmental Management
5. Natural enrichment of chromium and nickel in the soil surrounds the karst watershed

R.D.P. Astuti; A. Mallongi; A.U. Rauf

Volume 7, Issue 3 , Summer 2021, Pages 383-400

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/GJESM.2021.03.05

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: As a public concern, monitoring and controlling toxic metals pollution is needed worldwide. Due to the ability of poisonous metals in biomagnification and bioaccumulation, they can cause several adverse impacts on ecological and human health. The study aims to assess chromium ...  Read More

REVIEW PAPER Environmental Management
6. Plant growth promoting rhizobacteria in promoting sustainable agriculture

V. Dhayalan; K. Sudalaimuthu

Volume 7, Issue 3 , Summer 2021, Pages 401-418

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/GJESM.2021.03.06

Abstract
  Rapid human population growth and its consequences of food shortage become a significant concern in recent decades across the world. The untold reasons behind this food shortage were industrialization, urbanization, modern civilization, etc., where the agricultural land has been deployed. With the decreasing ...  Read More

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

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

Volume 7, Issue 3 , Summer 2021, Pages 419-438

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2021.3.07

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

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

D. I. Kusumawati; S. Mangkoedihardjo

Volume 7, Issue 3 , Summer 2021, Pages 439-456

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

Abstract
  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 where an inadequate waste ...  Read More

CASE STUDY Environmental Management
9. Linking the past, present and future scenarios of soil erosion modeling in a river basin

C. Loukrakpam; B. Oinam

Volume 7, Issue 3 , Summer 2021, Pages 457-472

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/GJESM.2021.03.09

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE: Soil erosion is considered one of the major indicators of soil degradation in our environment. Extensive soil erosion process leads to erosion of nutrients in the topsoil and decreases in fertility and hence productivity. Moreover, creeping erosion leads to landslides in the ...  Read More

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

Z. Mohebi; H. Mirzaei

Volume 7, Issue 3 , Summer 2021, Pages 473-484

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