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International Journal of Environment and Pollution

2010 Vol. 41 No. 3/4

Special Issue on Small-Scale Gold Mining, Mercury and Environmental Health: Perspectives on Rural Ghana

Guest Editors: Martin J. Clifford and Gavin Hilson


PagesTitle and authors
185-194Small-scale gold mining, the environment and human health: an introduction to the Ghana case
Gavin Hilson, Martin J. Clifford
DOI: 10.1504/IJEP.2010.033229

195-201A viewpoint on small-scale gold mining in Ghana: a regulatory perspective on current practices, mercury use and the UNIDO and EU projects
Ibrahim Bawa
DOI: 10.1504/IJEP.2010.033230

202-213Policy challenges on mercury use in Ghana's artisanal and small-scale mining sector
Frank K. Nyame
DOI: 10.1504/IJEP.2010.033231

214-228Mercury in fish: a critical examination of gold mining and human contamination in Ghana
Petra Tschakert
DOI: 10.1504/IJEP.2010.033232

229-241Potential repercussions of a mercury ban on the artisanal and small-scale gold-mining sector: a viewpoint
Martin J. Clifford
DOI: 10.1504/IJEP.2010.033233

242-258Appraising the Global Mercury Project: an adaptive management approach to combating mercury pollution in small-scale gold mining
Jeremy McDaniels, Rebecca Chouinard, Marcello M. Veiga
DOI: 10.1504/IJEP.2010.033234

259-271'Fair trade' gold: A key to alleviating mercury pollution in sub-Saharan Africa?
John Childs
DOI: 10.1504/IJEP.2010.033235

272-288The myth of alternative livelihoods: artisanal mining, gold and poverty
Shefa Siegel, Marcello M. Veiga
DOI: 10.1504/IJEP.2010.033236

289-303The identification and testing of a method for mercury-free gold processing for artisanal and small-scale gold miners in Ghana
M.T. Styles, R.K. Amankwah, S. Al-Hassan, R.S. Nartey
DOI: 10.1504/IJEP.2010.033237

304-315The application of direct smelting of gold concentrates as an alternative to mercury amalgamation in small-scale gold mining operations in Ghana
R.K. Amankwah, M.T. Styles, R.S. Nartey, S. Al-Hassan
DOI: 10.1504/IJEP.2010.033238

316-325The effect of comminution equipment on gravity gold recovery in small-scale mining operations
R.K. Amankwah, R.S. Nartey, S. Al-Hassan, G. Ofori-Sarpong
DOI: 10.1504/IJEP.2010.033239

326-335Comparison of removal of chromium (III) from aqueous solution by two kinds of modified diatomite: manganese-oxide-modified diatomite and microemulsion-modified diatomite
Er Li, Xiangying Zeng, Yuehua Fan
DOI: 10.1504/IJEP.2010.033266

336-354Optimising the rehabilitation of polluted mine tailings and water by an organic medium passive acid mine drainage treatment in South Africa
O. Pollmann, L. Van Rensburg, F. Wilson
DOI: 10.1504/IJEP.2010.033240

355-368Novel method for producing uncertainty-weighted averages from a time series of ambient air measurements
Richard J.C. Brown
DOI: 10.1504/IJEP.2010.033241

369-371Book Review: Law and Ecology: The Rise of the Ecosystem Regime by Richard O. Brooks, Ross Jones and Ross A. Virginia
Faidra M. Mpazigou, Nico Koedam
DOI: 10.1504/IJEP.2010.033267

372-373Book Review: The Oxford Handbook of Religion and Ecology by Roger S. Gottlieb (Editor)
Luc Hens
DOI: 10.1504/IJEP.2010.033268

374-375Book Review: Managing Protected Areas. A Global Guide by Michael Lockwood, Graeme L. Worboys and Ashish Kothari
Vladica Stjepanovic-Sivcev
DOI: 10.1504/IJEP.2010.033269

376-378Book Review: An Introduction to Sustainable Development by Peter P. Rogers, Kazi F. Jalal and John A. Boyd
Jennifer Harrison
DOI: 10.1504/IJEP.2010.033270