Barenboym G.М., Chiganova М.А. Pharmaceutical Pollution of Natural Waters / Ed.: L.I. Elpiner. – М.: Science, 2015. – 312 p. ISBN: 978-5-02-039147-7
Issues of pharmaceutical pollution of natural waters are considered in this monograph. The extent of such contamination is described in detail, sources of pharmaceutical contamination are characterized. The overview of the negative effects of low concentrations of pharmaceuticals on aquatic organisms is also presented. Possible impact of water contaminated with pharmaceuticals on the humans is discussed. Specific recommendations on how to reduce pharmaceutical pollution of aquatic environments are offered.
To professionals concerned with water quality and the protection of water resources, production and mass use of pharmaceuticals in medicine and agriculture, as well as to students and educators in environmental studies. This monograph is of interest to anyone concerned about the environment in the modern world.