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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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EU risk assessments for pharmaceuticals overestimate dilution of effluents in receiving waters

In this post, Moritz Link reports about his recently published paper “Comparison of dilution factors for German wastewater treatment plant effluents in receiving streams to the fixed dilution factor from chemical risk assessment”.

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