In this blog post, Carolina Honert is recommending the ARTE documentary ‘How Chemical Giants Destroyed our Ecosystem’.Continue reading
In May 2023, a group of M.Sc. Ecotoxicology students along with Carsten Brühl went to the Ecosystem Research Facility, Eusserthal (EERES) and the Riparian Stream Mesocosms (RSM). This excursion was a part of a module in the study program of M.Sc. Environmental Pollution Management (Ecotoxicology). In this blogpost, Danisa Lione and Hajar Bourassi (student representatives of the 2022 cohort), present some brief details about the excursion and their experience.Continue reading
In this blog post, Carsten Brühl is explaining the background and findings of a review produced together with colleagues of the Central American Institute for Studies on Toxic Substances (IRET) at Universidad Nacional (UNA), in Costa Rica that focusses on pesticide use in banana plantations and addresses exposure and effects in environment and human health. The review is the result of a DFG – Conare collaboration funding.Continue reading
In this second installment of the ‘Glimpse of the year 2022’ series, we give our readers a glance of another 3 most visited posts in this year.Continue reading
In this post, Carsten Brühl and Jakob Wolfram welcome the cohort 2022 of the Master’s in Environmental Pollution Management (Ecotoxicology) here in Landau. Twenty-three students will study how environmental stressors can adversely impact our environments and how these risks can be alleviated.Continue reading
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.Continue reading
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.Continue reading
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.
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.Continue reading
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.Continue reading
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.Continue reading