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Future of food and farming: Politico Summit in Paris (September 2022)

In this blog post, Carsten Brühl is reporting on a panel discussion on the EU pesticide reduction program he was involved in at the Politico “Future of food and farming” Summit that took place in Paris in September 2022.

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Excursion to Mals in South Tyrol: Pesticide monitoring along an altitudinal gradient

In May 2022, a couple of M.Sc. Ecotoxicology students along with Carsten Brühl went to South Tyrol (Italy) to investigate the distribution of pesticides in alpine environments. A part of the group were students from the module Methods in Ecotoxicology, that includes a block lecture and a laboratory test and this year also a field part to perform exposure measurements. The Landau group met with Johann Zaller from BOKU Vienna, author of Daily Poison.

In this blogpost, two of those students, Ken Mauser and Nina Engelhard, present the reason for going to South Tyrol, some brief details about the study and their experience.

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Updated article: Insects in nature reserves are contaminated with a cocktail of pesticides

Update 02.03.2022 – Here is a link to a new video of the study on insects contaminated with a mix of pesticides in nature reserves.

Video 1: A new video of the study on insects contaminated with a mix of pesticides in nature reserves. (Credits: C. Brühl)

In this blog post Carsten Brühl explains the background and findings of their paper on pesticide residues measured on insect samples from nature conservation areas in Germany published in Scientific reports.

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Apply now for the Master in Environmental Pollution Management (Ecotoxicology)

The application for the Master in Environmental Pollution Management (Ecotoxicology) for the winter semester 22/23 at the University Landau is now open. Investigate the potential impact of chemical stressors on ecosystems and how to effectively manage environmental risks.

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Year in Review – Part 2

In the second installment of the ‘Year in Review’ series, we give our readers a glimpse of 3 most visited posts in the year 2021. 

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EcotoxBlog welcomes newbies of Master’s in Environmental Pollution Management (Ecotoxicology)

In this post, Carsten Brühl and Jakob Wolfram welcome the cohort 2021 of the Master’s in Environmental Pollution Management (Ecotoxicology) here in Landau. Eleven students will study how environmental stressors can adversely impact our environments and how these risks can be alleviated.

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