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A project to find out the effects of pollutants on runners

Does the benefit of running surpass the risk of pollution exposure in cities?  An experiment with 22 volunteers tries to find an answer. Led by the IDAEA-CSIC, the experiment Expo-Cov is carried out in three Spanish cities: Barcelona, Puerto Llano and Ciudad Real.

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LIFE Trivers: to know, protect and restore temporary rivers in Europe

To study temporary rivers’ hydrology and ecology, to create new tools to improve their management and to facilitate decision making considering the EU Water Framework Directive (WFD) are the main objectives of the European project LIFE Trivers.

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Film showcases the management plan of red shrimp

Last year, a management plan for the valuable red shrimp fishery was approved. It is an innovative project developed by CSIC scientists and fishermen of Cofradia de Palamos. Now, the project GAP2 focus a short film on this case.

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Assessing the occupational exposure to nanoparticles

HEXACOMM is an European project to assess the risk of occupational exposure to nanoparticles, in the context of the Seventh Framework Programme (FP7). Although industrial use of nanoparticles is recent, occupational exposure to them is rising in all sectors.

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Understanding the movement of pollutants through the atmosphere

Scientists are studying how the air masses transport pollutants and the influence of meteorological factors in pollutant dispersion, and their effects on ecosystems and living organisms. New research shows that there is a transcontinental transfer of pollutants between the North of America and Europe.

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