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A Lengthy Life Everywhere

Whether geotextiles, disposable coffee cups, shop receipts or insecticides, they all have something in common. A conversation with Prof Ralf Ebinghaus, head of...

12.04.2018 · Pollutants / Chemicals-in-the-Environment
Helmholtz-Centre Geesthacht, Centre for Materials and Coastal Research (HZG)
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So what can your outdoor jacket do?

More and more new persistent organic pollutants are coming on the market. The industry is inventive and there is a great demand. A conversation with Prof Ralf...

30.03.2018 · Pollutants / Chemicals-in-the-Environment
Helmholtz-Centre Geesthacht, Centre for Materials and Coastal Research (HZG)
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When the bumblebees are suddenly silent

New study by KIT shows that pesticides reduce the buzz of bumblebees and thus the amount of pollen collected

28.02.2018 · Pollutants / Soil
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
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Launch of new Litterbase: distribution and biological effects of marine litter

A unique global approach to display essential information drawn from all scientific publications on marine litter since 1960.

23.03.2017 · Pollutants / Water
Alfred-Wegener-Institute, Helmholtz-Centre for Polar and Marine Research (AWI)
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Ozone loss in the Arctic stratosphere

The ozone layer protects life on earth from ultraviolet radiation. Forschungszemtrum Jülich presents ozone loss calculations for the actual winter.

11.03.2016 · Pollutants / Atmosphere
Forschungszentrum Jülich (FZJ)
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Real time data and forecasting: air pollution in Europe

Industry and traffic are contaminating the air in cities. Flow animations show the latest air pollutant concentrations over Europe.

15.02.2016 · Pollutants / Atmosphere
Forschungszentrum Jülich (FZJ)
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Shipping Emissions Stress Lung Cells

Shipping emissions are of great concern for air quality in marine and coastal regions. The exhaust particles also stress human lung cells.

16.11.2015 · Pollutants / Atmosphere
Helmholtz-Centre Geesthacht, Centre for Materials and Coastal Research (HZG)
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Small, smaller, tiny

Ingredients in creams or paint are nanoparticles.

17.07.2015 · Pollutants / Soil
Helmholtz-Center for Environmental Research (UFZ)
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Atmospheric research in the Dead Sea valley

Scientists examine the weather and climate in the Dead Sea valley using latest measurement techniques.

13.02.2015 · Pollutants / Atmosphere
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
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Research for more environmentally sound chemicals

There are 60 million chemicals worldwide. The complex interactions are being studied.at the Environmental Research Centre – UFZ in Leipzig.

17.06.2014 · Pollutants / Water
Helmholtz-Center for Environmental Research (UFZ)
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Measuring Fine Dust Concentration via Smartphone

KIT Computer Scientists Work on a Measurement System for Mobile End Devices to Compile a Pollution Map in Collaboration with Users

26.05.2014 · Pollutants / Atmosphere
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
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Model system for predicting air quality

The Institute for Meteorology and Climate Research - IMK has developed the model system COSMO-ART for predicting air quality.

03.04.2014 · Pollutants / Atmosphere
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
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Like a giant elevator to the stratosphere

Recent research results show that an atmospheric hole over the tropical West Pacific is reinforcing ozone depletion in the polar regions and could have a...

03.04.2014 · Pollutants / Atmosphere
Alfred-Wegener-Institute, Helmholtz-Centre for Polar and Marine Research (AWI)
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Marine pollutants and trace substances

Pollutants can cover large distances and travel from the industrial centres as far as the Arctic.

02.04.2014 · Pollutants / Water
Alfred-Wegener-Institute, Helmholtz-Centre for Polar and Marine Research (AWI)