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Avenues for future research to predict the effects of chemicals

Predicting effects of chemicals in ecosystems is complex due to many factors that influence the action of chemicals. Moreover, understanding chemical effects in ecosystems requires the integration of multiple levels of biological organisation such as cells, organs, organisms, whole populations, communities or ecosystems, which is rarely done. In this blogpost, Anke Schneeweiss and her research team provide a framework for how to integrate these levels by delineating connections between different ecotoxicological perspectives.

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Developing a global science-policy body on chemicals and waste – You can sign on!

For the first time, the United Nations Environment Programme is going to make chemical pollution, similarly to climate change and biodiversity, a priority topic in 2022–2025. The International Panel on Chemical Pollution (IPCP) invites you to voice your support for establishing a global science-policy body on chemicals and waste.

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Chemicals cross boundaries: New book highlights the water-land interface

In this post, Mirco Bundschuh and Ralf Schulz talk about a new book on contaminants and ecological interfaces, edited by Johanna M Kraus, David M Walters (both USGS) and Marc. A Mills (US EPA).

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