Latest Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research Stories
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.
Many research projects study the effects of temperature and precipitation on the global distribution of plant and animal species.
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.
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.
The Leipzig Helmholtz Center for Environmental Research has gained new insights on the influence of tobacco smoke in utero.
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.
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
The world's biodiversity is currently in rapid decline, with human-mediated global change being a principal cause.
Environmental contaminants, such as smoking, are harmful to the human organism in relation to the occurrence of allergies.
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.
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