International Journal of Ecotoxicology and Ecobiology

Volume 8, Issue 1, March 2023

  • Environmental Friendly Natural Polymer and Its Polylactic Acid Modified Composite Synthesized from Thais Coronata Shell for Urea Uptake from Waste Water by Equilibration

    Okolie Davidson, Adowei Pereware, Charles Ikenna Osu

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 1, March 2023
    Pages: 1-8
    Received: 27 March 2023
    Accepted: 20 April 2023
    Published: 10 May 2023
    Abstract: CHITOSAN was extracted from Thais Coronata shell and modified with poly-lactic acid by gelation method to derive its poly-lactic chitosan nano-composite. Both the chitosan and the polylactic acid modified composite where analyzed using FT-IR and SEM for changes in functional group and surface morphology. A spectrum of unmodified chitosan with absor... Show More
  • Toxicological Effects of Thiamethoxam on Non-Target Aquatic Organisms

    Mohammad Mosleh Uddin, Shayla Sultana Mely, Al Faruk

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 1, March 2023
    Pages: 9-12
    Received: 2 April 2023
    Accepted: 19 May 2023
    Published: 6 June 2023
    Abstract: Thiamethoxam (THM), a neonicotinoid insecticide, has garnered significant attention due to its prevalence in agriculture and potential toxicity to aquatic organisms. This study aims to summarize the toxicological effects of THM on non-target aquatic organisms. Insecticide THM enters aquatic ecosystems through various routes, including runoff from t... Show More