Tag Archives: ecotoxicology

AMEO experience – Maxime Bonin (2022)

Each year, several students of the  Environmental Pollution Management (Ecotoxicology)  Program complete an 8-week internship, the so-called “AMEO”. The AMEO is performed either at an external university, governmental or industrial research institute  where students learn to apply the competences achieved during their study. In this blog post, Maxime Bonin shares her AMEO experience in RLP Agroscience GmbH, Neustadt an der Weinstraße.

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AMEO experience – Dana Bashkir (2022)

Each year, several students of the  Environmental Pollution Management (Ecotoxicology)  Program complete an 8-week internship, the so-called “AMEO”. The AMEO is performed either at an external university, governmental or industrial research institute  where students learn to apply the competences achieved during their study. Students also use this opportunity to travel and explore not only Germany, but also other countries. In this blog post, Dana Bashkir shares her AMEO experience in Wageningen University and Research, Netherlands.

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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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Can heterogeneous landscapes mitigate pesticide stress?

In this blogpost, Moritz Link reports how pesticide toxicity affects stream ecosystems in Transylvania, Romania, a region where traditional agriculture prevails. The researchers analyzed macroinvertebrate communities, leaf litter decomposition and parasite prevalence in relation to physico-chemical stressors in the stream and the landscape.

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