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Accumulation and toxicity of lead in soil along the road verges in the City of Cape Town
(Cape Peninsula University of Technology, 2007)
The widespread use of lead (Pb) and especially Pb from vehicular emissions arising from lead additives in petrol has resulted in high levels of this metal found in various soil samples taken along the road verges of Cape ...
The use of Sentinel Organisms to evaluate the health of metal contaminated forest ecosystems in the Western Cape, South Africa
(Cape Peninsula University of Technology, 2019)
Chronic exposure to high levels of metals in the environment can cause severe damage to ecosystems and human health. The City of Cape Town, an immense contributor to atmospheric pollution lies beneath the Table Mountain ...