The documentary made by a Canadian team is the first of its kind that summarises the ecological impact of Bti use in mosquito control and also reflects on associated costs and benefits for the people. The video is now available on YouTube with subtitles of any language, so that everyone can watch and understand it.Continue reading
Our research at University of Koblenz-Landau is going virtual at SETAC SciCon! In this three-part blog series, we highlight several poster and platform presentations of our researchers: Today, find out what Elena Adams and Roy Rajdeep have planned for the conference.Continue reading
In this blog, Carsten Brühl highlights the recent Canadian TV production on the biocide Bti used for mosquito control, filmed partly in Landau.Continue reading
Agroscope in Switzerland is hiring an intern to assess the exposure of amphibians to plant protection products in agroecosystems.Continue reading
In this post, Christoph Leeb talks about his recently published paper on amphibian presence in a vineyard in Southern Germany and potential exposure risk to pesticides.Continue reading
We are offering a research internship (Research Project Course) to compare the sensitivity of daphnids towards different fungicide formulations with the same active ingredient.Continue reading
In this post, Elena Adams is presenting her new project “The impact of pesticides on amphibians – Effects of environmentally relevant pesticide mixtures and formulations on German Anura” for which she received a doctoral scholarship of the German Federal Environmental Foundation.
Within the project “Amphibians in agricultural landscapes: chemical landscape fragmentation implemented in a habitat modelling approach” five theses on amphibian ecology are available. Continue reading
As you might know from previous posts of this blog, students of the Ecotoxicology Master’s Program spent the last summer term in internships at external organisations such as industrial companies, universities, research facilities or authorities. This time, student blogger Lara reports on her experience with the AMEO module at the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) in Parma, Italy.
The team “Community Ecology & Ecotoxicology” offers a Master thesis on the influence of pesticide mixtures on the development of European common frog (Rana temporiara). Continue reading