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International Society of Root Research 12th International Symposium - 12 ISRR 2024

WELCOME! We are looking forward to welcome the global root research community for ISRR 12 in Leipzig, Germany. The meeting will foster the exchange and provide a platform for discussion of new discoveries and developments and will be held in...

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In 2019 only 38% of the total post-consumer waste was separately collected © lovelyday12 - stock.adobe.com 2024

Less than one-fifth of EU plastic was recycled in 2019, but 2025 targets can be still reached

Combined actions such as reduced waste export and increased separate waste collection could more than double the amount of recycled plastic in the EU

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Child plays with building blocks. Photo: Falk / AdobeStock We are exposed to a large number of endocrine disruptors every day. Their health risks are the focus of the ENDOMIX project. Photo: Falk / AdobeStock

Hidden health risks of endocrine disruptors?

Endocrine disruptors are chemical substances that may mimic endogenous hormones and thereby interfere with the endocrine system. The EU research project ENDOMIX, coordinated by the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research (UFZ) in Germany, started...

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Wildfires in the Saxon Switzerland / Germany Photo: André Künzelmann / UFZ Wildfires in the Saxon Switzerland / Germany Photo: André Künzelmann / UFZ

Many Devastating Extremes in 2023 were amplified by Global Warming

In 2023, the world reached new record temperatures, with an unprecedented global mean temperature of 1.48°C above pre-industrial levels. These record temperatures strongly increased the intensity of heatwaves, droughts and extreme rainfall associated...

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Alternet and PEER webinar: Science-policy interface in practice

INRAE is organizing a PEER-Alternet Science-policy interface webinar on January 11, from 1:30pm to 3pm CET. The webinar will focus on the example of a collective scientific expertise at the request of public authorities on the impacts of plant...

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Alternet and PEER webinar: Science-policy interface in practice

INRAE is organizing a PEER-Alternet Science-policy interface webinar on January 11, from 1:30pm to 3pm CET. The webinar will focus on the example of a collective scientific expertise at the request of public authorities on the impacts of plant...

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Training course in hydrometry - river discharge monitoring using ADCPs, 26-29 February 2024

A very practical hydrometry training workshop on using ADCPs for river discharge monitoring

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UKCEH weather station UKCEH weather station

Training course on field electronics and sensors - 13 & 14 March 2024

This practical course at UKCEH, Edinburgh, UK will give you an introduction to electronics as applied to environmental sensors in the field and go on to assemble and install the solar power component, build and test a simple data logger, add...

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Join the PEER Webinar on Risk and Climate Change. (Photo: Private)

PEER Webinar on Climate Action 15. Nov

Risk assesment in Climate Change - meet the scientists from JCR.

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Mansholt lecture

Imagining a nature-based future for Europe in 2120

Climate change and biodiversity loss are the biggest challenges for the 21st century. The world is already 1.2 °C warmer and the impact of climate change such as heat waves, wild fires, floods and drought are being experienced around the globe. Also...

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