Tag Archives: effects

How do pesticides affect flower-visiting insects? Is the current European risk assessment suitable to protect them?

Philipp Uhl explains the newest technical report “Protection of wild pollinators in the pesticide risk assessment and management” to address these questions, published by the German Environment Agency.

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“Don’t forget me”: aquatic insects, a disregarded taxonomic class in the assessment of fungicide toxicity in detritivorous invertebrates

In this post, Marco Konschak writes about their recently published paper “Waterborne and diet-related effects of inorganic and organic fungicides on the insect leaf shredder Chaetopteryx villosa (Trichoptera)”.

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PostDoc opportunity on salinization effects & life cycle assessment in Catalonia

In the scope of a PostDoc call in Catalonia, there is an opportunity on integrating biodiversity and ecosystem health into life-cycle assessment using freshwater salinization as a case study, jointly offered by researchers at University of Barcelona and University of Vic.

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Environmental and socioeconomic impacts of mosquito control: the European perspective!

In this post, Stefanie Allgeier and Carsten Brühl report about their recently organized workshop on impacts of mosquito control using Bacillus thuringiensis israelensis (Bti), which was part of our project “Establishment of a nature conservation-compatible concept for mosquito control”, funded by the German Federal Foundation for the Environment (DBU).

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