Press releases

 • press release How polluted is the Elbe River?
Helmholtz researchers trace the path of environmental chemicals, nano- and microplastics, and nutrients from the Elbe to the North Sea
 • press release Underestimated Heat Storage
Calculations show that the thermal energy stored by land masses has increased significantly
 • press release Butterflies on the decline
Research shows that the numbers of butterflies in meadows and pastures of Europe are in a continuous decline. A new EU regulation aims to stop this trend.
 • press release Limnology paradigm questioned
A study by the UFZ and Aarhus University gives a reality check to accepted theory on the ecology of shallow lakes
 • press release Fewer moths, more flies
The complex relationships between plants and their pollinators have changed dramatically across the last century