Research for the Environment

Press releases and news 2012

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14.12.2012
Fertile soil doesn't fall from the sky. The contribution of bacterial remnants to soil fertility has been underestimated until now

23.11.2012
Climate change evident across Europe, confirming urgent need for adaptation

14.11.2012
Smoking affects allergy-relevant stem cells
Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research investigates the relationship between environmental influences and stem cell development for the first time

26.10.2012
Triclosan needs to be monitored

22.10.2012
UFZ is breaking new grounds in water management
Project Implementation Office established at the Jordanian Ministry of Water and Irrigation

18.10.2012
Food vs. fuel: Is there surplus land for bioenergy?

18.10.2012
A European-wide network for systematic GMO impact assessment

24.09.2012
New methods might drastically reduce the costs of investigating polluted sites

20.09.2012
Major update to Europe’s ‘alien’ species catalogue

17.09.2012
Protecting ecosystems brings benefits to society
A synthesis report for policy makers

31.08.2012
Stable isotopes a universal tool. Isotope researchers meet in Leipzig

30.08.2012
Scientists call policy-makers to be scale-aware

26.07.2012
Teamwork against Benzene
The carcinogenic harmful substance benzene can seriously impact the soil and ground water following chemical accidents or at old industrial sites

25.07.2012
Contaminant Transport in the Fungal Pipeline
Fungi are found throughout the soil with giant braiding of fine threads. However, these networks have surprising functions

31.05.2012
The first pilot wastewater treatment plant with integrated wood production opened in Mongolia
UFZ researchers are developing new concepts for the combination of ecological wastewater treatment and energy production.

31.05.2012
Study: Pesticide authorisation procedures fail to ade-quately protect biodiversity in rivers

27.04.2012
Global Prices of Pollination-dependent Products such as Coffee and Cocoa Could Continue to Rise in the Long Term

23.04.2012
How the Ecological Risks of Extended Bioenergy Production can be Reduced
Researchers present a modelling tool

18.04.2012
Live fast, die young
New study shows that plant species living in urban backyards are closer related to each other and live shorter than plant species in the countryside

28.03.2012
How to save Europe’s most threatened butterflies

14.03.2012
Great International Interest in the Value of Nature
Leading environmental economists meet at the UFZ in advance of the Rio sustainability summit

12.01.2012
Largest seabird alters their foraging due to climate change
Adapting to changing environmental conditions in the Southern Ocean

09.01.2012
Birds and butterflies are unable to track climate change
European study reveals for the first time impacts on a large scale

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