Pollution Bibliography

Matt Wilkins, Scientific American Blog, 6 July 2018

Al Granberg. The flow of Pharmaceuticals. Available at: https://www.usgs.gov/special-topic/water-science-school/science/pharmaceuticals-water?qt-science_center_objects=0#qt-science_center_objects.

Álvarez-Torrellas et al. 2016. “Comparative adsorption performance of ibuprofen and tetracycline from aqueous solution by carbonaceous materials.” Chemical Engineering Journal 283: 936–947, Available at: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cej.2015.08.023

Archer, E. Wolfaardt, GM and van Wyk, JH. 2017. Review: Pharmaceutical and personal care products (PPCPs) as endocrine disrupting contaminants (EDCs) in South African surface waters. African Journals Online. 43 (4). Available at: https://www.ajol.info/index.php/wsa/article/view/162576.

Armitage, JM and Gobas, F. 2007. A Terrestrial Food-Chain Bioaccumulation Model for POPs Environmental Science & Technology 41 (11), 4019–4025. DOI: 10.1021/es0700597 Available at. https://pubs.acs.org/action/showCitFormats?doi=10.1021%2Fes0700597&href=/doi/10.1021%2Fes0700597

Austin, J. 2016. Worse than climate change? The rubbish patches ‘twice size of Texas’ floating in our seas. Express. August 2016. Available at: https://www.express.co.uk/news/science/704324/WORSE-THAN-CLIMATE-CHANGE-The-garbage-patches-twice-size-of-Texas-floating-in-our-seas

Bryan, G., Waldichuk, M., Pentreath, R., & Darracott, A. 1979. Bioaccumulation of Marine Pollutants [and Discussion]. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological Sciences, 286(1015), 483–505. Available at: http://www.jstor.org/stable/2418066

Calisto, V. and V. I. Esteves (2009). “Psychiatric pharmaceuticals in the environment.” Chemosphere 77(10): 1257–1274. Available at: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chemosphere.2009.09.021

Howard, J. (2019). Marine pollution, explained: A wide range of pollution—from plastic pollution to light pollution—affects marine ecosystems. National Geographic. Available at:

Khalil. N. Lee, M and Steenland K. 2015. Epidemiological Findings. In: DeWitt J. (eds) Toxicological Effects of Perfluoroalkyl and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances. Molecular and Integrative Toxicology. Humana Press, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978–3‑319–15518-0_13

Kretzmann, S. 2019. Pollution on our plate: How waste is ending up in fish caught off the Cape coast. News24. 26 June 2019. Available at: https://www.news24.com/news24/SouthAfrica/News/pollution-on-our-plate-how-waste-is-ending-up-in-fish-caught-off-the-cape-coast-20190626

Kretzmann, S. 2019. Polluted Milnerton lagoon “particularly disgusting” Gound Up. 17 December 2019. Available at: https://www.groundup.org.za/article/polluted-milnerton-lagoon-particularly-disgusting/

Kretzmann, S. 2019. Cape Town’s rivers are open streams of sewage, yet the City is not spending its budget. Ground Up. 26 September 2019. Available at: https://www.groundup.org.za/article/cape-towns-rivers-are-open-streams-sewage-yet-city-not-spending-its-budget/

Ojemaye, C. Y. and L. Petrik (2019). “Occurrences, levels and risk assessment studies of emerging pollutants (pharmaceuticals, perfluoroalkyl and endocrine disrupting compounds) in fish samples from Kalk Bay harbour, South Africa.” Environmental Pollution 252: 562–572. Available at: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envpol.2019.05.091

Ojemaye, C. Y., et al. (2020). “Presence and risk assessment of herbicides in the marine environment of Camps Bay (Cape Town, South Africa).” Science of The Total Environment 738: 140346. Available at: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.140346

Ojemaye, C. Y., et al. (2020). “Identification and quantification of some selected chemicals of emerging concern (persistent organic and inorganic pollutants) in the marine environment of Cape Town South Africa”. 2020. Unpublished thesis, UWC.

Parker, L. 2019. The world’s plastic pollution crisis explained. National Geographic. Available at: https://www.nationalgeographic.com/environment/habitats/plastic-pollution

Parker, D. NOAA’s National Ocean Service. Making Waves: Episode 126. Available at: https://oceanservice.noaa.gov/podcast/june14/mw126-garbagepatch.html

Petrik, Leslie, Green, Lesley, Abegunde, Adeola P., Zackon, Melissa, Sanusi, Cecilia Y., & Barnes, Jo. (2017). Desalination and seawater quality at Green Point, Cape Town: A study on the effects of marine sewage outfalls. South African Journal of Science, 113(11–12), 1–10. https://dx.doi.org/10.17159/sajs.2017/a0244

Proshad R. et al. 2017. Toxic effects of plastic on human health and environment : A consequences of health risk assessment in Bangladesh. International Journal of Health,. 6 (1,) p. 1–5,. ISSN 2309–1630. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.14419/ijh.v6i1.8655

Rochman, CM and Browne, MA. 2013. Classify plastic waste as hazardous. Nature.Com. Available at: https://www.nature.com/articles/494169a.pdf

Rochman, C. M. (2013). “Plastics and Priority Pollutants: A Multiple Stressor in Aquatic Habitats.” Environmental Science & Technology 47(6): 2439–2440. Available at: https://doi.org/10.1021/es400748b

Rotjan, D et al. 2019. Patterns, dynamics and consequences of microplastic ingestion by the temperate coral, Astrangia poculata Proc. R Soc. B.28620190726. Available at: https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2019.0726

The Ocean Clean Up. The Great Pacific Garbage Patch. Available at: https://theoceancleanup.com/great-pacific-garbage-patch