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Highlights of 2023 (Part 1)

In the first part of the ‘Highlights of 2023’ series, we give our readers a glance of 3 most visited posts about scientific publications in this year. 

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Actually protected? Pesticides in nature conservation areas

In this blogpost, Jakob Wolfram talks about his recent study “Pesticide occurrence in protected surface waters in nature conservation areas of Germany”. In the study, he analyzed millions of records detailing the occurrence of pesticides in surface waters. The study showed that pesticides frequently occur in strictly protected nature conservation areas and could jeopardize their ecological integrity. 

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