Verena Gerstle, PhD student at the Institute for Environmental Sciences in Landau, received the Young Scientist Award for Best Poster Presentation at the SETAC Europe 31st Annual Meeting.Continue reading
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
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
In this blog, Carsten Brühl and his co-authors are introducing a review paper on the environmental and socioeconomic effects of mosquito control in Europe using the biocide Bacillus thuringiensis subsp. israelensis (Bti) that is an outcome of a workshop held in Landau.Continue reading
In December 2019, Stefanie Allgeier successfully defended her Ph.D. on environmental effects of mosquito control with Bacillus thuringiensis israelensis (Bti).Continue reading
In this post, Stefanie Allgeier and Carsten Brühl report about their recently organized workshop on impacts of mosquito control using Bacillus thuringiensis israelensis (Bti), which was part of our project “Establishment of a nature conservation-compatible concept for mosquito control”, funded by the German Federal Foundation for the Environment (DBU).
Bsssssss…..You think mosquitos are annoying? Come join the team “Community Ecology & Ecotoxicology” to investigate environmentally friendly mosquito control strategies in the scope of a Research Project Course (RPC).
In this post, the team “Community Ecology and Ecotoxicology” offers a master thesis on the influence of Bti mosquito control on the dynamics of juvenile fish in the Rhine river.
In this post, the research group „Community Ecology & Ecotoxicology” offers the possibility to conduct either research project or Master theses with them. Continue reading
In this post, Anna Kästel and Stefanie Allgeier talk about our recently finished outdoor mesocosm study dealing with the potential effects of Bacillus thurinigiensis israelensis (Bti) application on an exemplary wetland ecosystem. Continue reading