Category Archives: Research

What’s driving insecticide pollution in agricultural surface waters?

In this post, Jakob Wolfram talks about his most recent paper “Insecticide Risks in United States Surface Waters: Drivers and Spatiotemporal Modeling”. This publication analyzed the drivers of insecticide nonpoint source pollution and used a modelling approach to identify regions in the U.S. where surface waters may be at risk.

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How strong is the evidence for pesticide-effects on stream macroinvertebrates?

In this post, Ralf B. Schäfer talks about his recently published paper in which he discusses the overall evidence of effects on stream invertebrates based on studies from the last decades and future research avenues.

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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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