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
Tag Archives: environmental risk
Bti on TV: Canadian documentary showcases current research on the insecticide used for mosquito control
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
What are the environmental and socioeconomic effects of using Bti for mosquito control?
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
PostDoc position in Aquatic Risk Modelling at Syngenta
The Syngenta product safety team is currently seeking an aquatic risk modelling PostDoc for their Basel office, Switzerland.Continue reading
Scientist Position in Sediment Ecotoxicology
The Swiss Centre for Applied Ecotoxicology is seeking an environmental scientist with a strong background in sediment ecotoxicology for their group located in Lausanne.Continue reading
2 PhD opportunities in Chemical Stress Aquatic Ecology at WUR
Wageningen University and Research (WUR) is looking for two PhD candidates to study the effects of global change on the emission, fate, effects and risks of chemicals in aquatic ecosystems.
Symposium on Environmental Risks in Water Research
The Water Research Network Baden-Württemberg is hosting a two-day symposium themed “Environmental Risks in Water Research – Inter- and Transdisciplinary Evaluations and Perspectives” in Karlsruhe on 15-16 January 2018.