Quantcast

Latest Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research Stories

2014-07-25 09:17:26

The drinking water resources on the eastern, Jordanian side of the Dead Sea could decline severe as a result of climate change than those on the western, Israeli and Palestinian side.

2014-04-22 14:02:45

Many research projects study the effects of temperature and precipitation on the global distribution of plant and animal species.

Research Into Protein Provides New Insight Into Fish Allergies
2013-12-11 13:02:26

Food allergies are evidently much more specific than previously assumed. More precise tests may allow allergy sufferers more freedom of food choice in the future.

Researchers Show Complexity Of Land Use By Mapping Its Common Patterns
2013-11-05 10:20:07

In order to assess the global impacts of land use on the environment and help provide appropriate countermeasures, a group of researchers under the leadership of the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research (UFZ) has created a new world map of land use systems.

2013-10-07 15:38:31

The Leipzig Helmholtz Center for Environmental Research has gained new insights on the influence of tobacco smoke in utero.

Function Of Protein As Transporter Of Toxic Chemicals Discovered In The Zebrafish Embryo
2013-09-03 10:49:57

Researchers at the Helmholtz Centre for Envi-ronmental Research (UFZ), together with colleagues from the Swiss Eawag aquatic research institute, have discovered a protein which transports chemicals out of the embryo of the zebrafish and in this way protects the embryo against toxic substances.

Biodiversity In Aquatic Environments Significantly Reduced By Pesticides
2013-06-18 07:43:13

The pesticides, many of which are currently used in Europe and Australia, are responsible for reducing the regional diversity of invertebrates in streams and rivers by up to 42 percent

Evaluation Of The Effectiveness Of Natura 2000
2013-04-19 13:59:41

The world's biodiversity is currently in rapid decline, with human-mediated global change being a principal cause.

2012-11-14 16:14:44

Environmental contaminants, such as smoking, are harmful to the human organism in relation to the occurrence of allergies.

Surplus Land Used For Production Of Feedstock For Bioenergy
2012-10-18 10:18:05

An interdisciplinary team of 11 scientists from seven European countries and the USA have discussed the concept to utilize so called surplus land for the production of feedstock for bioenergy.


Word of the Day
whirret
  • To give a box on the ear to.
The word 'whirret' may be onomatopoeic.