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Open Access Review

Cyanobacterial Biofuel: A Platform for Green Energy

Received: 18 January 2023;  Published: 03 August 2023;  doi: 10.21926/aeer.2303041


Cyanobacteria have great potential as a platform for biofuel production because of their fast growth, ability to fix CO2 gas, and genetic tractability. They also preserve the sustainability of an ecosystem without harming the environment. High-performance biofuels made from cy [...]

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Open Access Review

Photocatalytic Degradation of Microplastics: Parameters Affecting Degradation

Received: 19 February 2023;  Published: 20 July 2023;  doi: 10.21926/aeer.2303039


Recently, microplastics have emerged as a major environmental pollutant and have been documented globally. Several studies have shown that microplastics can accumulate heavy metals and persistent organic pollutants as they pass through the environment due to their functional groups interacting with [...]

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Open Access Case Report

Examining the Carbon Management Strategies of Diebold Nixdorf

Received: 28 July 2023;  Published: 17 February 2024;  doi: 10.21926/aeer.2401007


Carbon management is imperative to curb global temperature increases and mitigating climate change impacts. This report explores the carbon management strategies employed by Diebold Nixdorf, a multinational financial and retail technology company. As

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Open Access Case Report

How do Water Companies Address Environmental Indicators in their ESG Reports?

Received: 26 July 2023;  Published: 30 January 2024;  doi: 10.21926/aeer.2401006


As climate change is becoming an increasingly crucial issue, it has become critical for firms to report on their Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) aspects. In particular, this research analyzes how environmental indicators are dealt with and reported on. In the case study examined, namely [...]

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Open Access Review

Environmental and Human Health Impact of Antibiotics Waste Mismanagement: A Review

Received: 22 September 2023;  Published: 22 January 2024;  doi: 10.21926/aeer.2401005


The discovery of antibiotics and their use in the last century substantially shifted the management of an array of infections. However, its unprecedented irrational usage and inept disposal of their waste exposed the ecosystems to unquantifiable antibiotic deposits, triggering the

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Road Traffic Pollution, Motor Driving Occupation and Human Reproductive Health- An Overview

Received: 20 October 2022;  Published: 22 January 2024;  doi: 10.21926/aeer.2401004


Generally, automobile vehicles discharge specific contaminants into the surrounding environment during operation, which might affect human and reproductive health. Additionally, a more extended period of sitting while driving is linked with the manifestation of heat in the pelvic region, which might [...]

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Open Access Original Research

A Policy and Evaluation Framework for Sustainable Transitions - An Energy Policy Approach

Received: 15 May 2023;  Published: 15 January 2024;  doi: 10.21926/aeer.2401003


The climate change and the social crisis launched the basis for the policy discussion about future trajectories of development and sustainability. Innovation policies are expected to promote the transformation of complex socio-technical systems and call for fundamentally different societal productio [...]

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Open Access Perspective

Responsible Materials Stewardship: Rethinking Waste Management Globally in Consideration of Social and Ecological Externalities and Increasing Waste Generation

Received: 04 September 2023;  Published: 04 January 2024;  doi: 10.21926/aeer.2401002


Unsustainable material extraction, use and disposal - the ‘take-make-waste’ model - places communities globally in a state of social inequalities and environmental conflict (the slow violence of polluting the air, water, and soil we all depend). Current waste management practices are des [...]

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Open Access Editorial

Acknowledgement to Reviewers of Advances in Environmental and Engineering Research in 2023

Received: 03 January 2024;  Published: 04 January 2024;  doi: 10.21926/aeer.2401001


The editors of Advances in Environmental and Engineering Research would like to express their sincere gratitude to the following reviewers for assessing manuscripts in 2023. We greatly appreciate the contribution of expert reviewers, which is crucial to the journal's [...]

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Open Access Review

Valorization of Plastic Wastes for the Development of Adsorbent Designed for the Removal of Emerging Contaminants in Wastewater

Received: 28 August 2023;  Published: 29 December 2023;  doi: 10.21926/aeer.2304055


Plastic waste accrual in the environment has been identified as the topmost significant global issue related to modern civilization. Traditional waste disposal methods, such as open burning, landfilling, and incineration, have increased greenhouse gas emissions in economic and material losses. Unles [...]

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