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Hungarian method: a useful tool for managers

There is a method which can be quite useful for decision makers and managers. Hungarian method is helpful in decision making process choosing from different alternatives. You can read Dr. Attila Benko’s article: “Hungarian method: a useful tool for managers” which was published on Linkedin Pulse. Background The following algorithm was developed by Harold Kuhn (1955), based… Continue reading »

Soil fertility management for sustainable agriculture

Soil fertility management for sustainable agriculture

Principles, techniques and resources to read about soil fertility management for sustainable agriculture are very helpful in this field. Sustainable agriculture is an integrated system of plant and animal production practices having a site-specific application that will last over the long term. It has quite an important role in ensuring all pillars of sustainable development and not only… Continue reading »

Benefits of coffee waste recycling

Benefits of coffee waste recycling

How could coffee contribute to solve environmental and social challanges, for instance greenhouse gas reduction, providing food and job creation?Coffee waste recycling can help creating a sustainable agriculture. Applying an innovative low-waste technolgy, the waste generated from coffee production can be used in cities and coffee farms while less greenhouse gases emitted into the atmosphere…. Continue reading »

How to find environmental science news articles?

How to find environmental science news articles?

Here is a list of the best sources of environmental science news articles from scientific journals through news portals and professional blogs. There are many options from research journals through news portals to individual professional websites and blogs. Considerable amount of journals, databases and websites publish environmental science news articles on the internet. If you are a researcher, or… Continue reading »

Water treatment can be improved by microorganisms

Water treatment can be improved by microorganisms

The presence of humic substances in row water causes one of the main problems in drinking water purification. If disinfection is carried out by chlorine, then humic substances (HS) may become dangerous due to formation of carcinogen materials, like trihalomethanes (THMs) and chlorinated phenol derivatives. The most typical disinfection by-products are trichloromethane, dichloroacetic acid and trichloroacetic… Continue reading »

How humic substances effects human health and drinking water purification

How humic substances effects human health and drinking water purification

Humic substances in our water resources originate from the soil or from degradation of plants, and effects drinking water purification process. Humic substances may have, in themselves, favourable effects on human health. They can form complexes with metals, resulting in better metal intake, and can behave as antioxidants. On the other hand, their presence in raw water… Continue reading »