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The SETAC next meeting will be held in Barcelona

The SETAC (Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry) Annual Meeting will be held in Barcelona from May the 3rd to the 5th. The Congress will discuss on environmental pollution, its effects on human health and ecosystems and pollution remediation. This edition celebrates the 25th  anniversary of its delegation in Europe.

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Investigaciones sobre contaminantes emergentes: sustancias cotidianas con efectos tóxicos

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Científicos del IDAEA-CSIC trabajan para conocer el impacto ambiental de los contaminantes emergentes. Como los insecticidas piretroides, de uso muy común, que son tóxicos y acumulables. O los nuevos retardantes de llama, con efectos tóxicos parecidos a los antiguos retardantes ya prohibidos.

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An app offers guided routes of the Pyrenean water ecosystems

CSIC and CREAF scientists who are working together at two labs, the Limnological Observatory of the Pyrinees (LOOP) and the Movement Ecology Laboratory (MoveLab), have developed a new app. It is called “Eth Holet” and offers guided nature walks in the Vall d’Aran using the GPS.

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Human activity may be supporting growth of harmful algae in lakes

Scientists at the CSIC and CREAF have been involved in an international study that quantifies the correlation between the increasing use of fertilizers and detergents rich in phosphorus and nitrogen, and the proliferation of potentially harmful ‘blue-green’ algae in lakes all over the world. The algae proliferation has increased disproportionately over the past two centuries relative to other species, with the greatest increases since 1945.

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Laboratory of Palynology and Paleoecology

Pollen analysis allows scientists to characterize certify the botanical origin of honey. But also allows the reconstruction  of past vegetation and landscape. This is what scientists do in the Laboratory of Palynology and Paleoecoclogy, at the Instituto Botánico de Barcelona.

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