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Ecotoxicology and toxicology: problems and decisions

Foundation (http://www. is to increase and to circulate scientific knowledge i n such areas as environmental health, toxicology, and ecotoxicology by setting up requests for research

Special Issue: Emerging advances and challenges in pesticide ecotoxicology

possible linkages to ecological consequences. Within the discipline of ecotoxicology, considerable attention is directed towards the adverse impact of exposure to tailored chemicals (in particular pesticides

Environmental chemistry and ecotoxicology: in greater demand than ever

Environmental chemistry and ecotoxicology have been losing support, resources, and recognition at universities for many years. What are the possible causes of this process? A first problem may be ... causes of this process? A first problem may be that the need for research and teaching in environmental chemistry and ecotoxicology is no longer seen because chemical pollution problems are considered as

Advancing Ecotoxicology in the US Southern States

Contamination and Toxicology (BECT) hosts a set of papers representing ecotoxicology research in the Mid South area of the United States. Originally, the issue started as a follow up to the Society of

Recent sediments: environmental chemistry, ecotoxicology and engineering

hormones, plasticizers, fluorinated surfactants, alkylphenols, pyrethroid insecticides, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and trace metals. Ecotoxicology and risk assessment Nine articles deal with the

Avoidance, biomass and survival response of soil dwelling (endogeic) earthworms to OECD artificial soil: potential implications for earthworm ecotoxicology

Soil dwelling earthworms are now adopted more widely in ecotoxicology, so it is vital to establish if standardised test parameters remain applicable. The main aim of this study was to determine the ... ecotoxicology tests with soil dwelling earthworms. Artificial soil ● Avoidance test ● Ecotoxicology ●; Soil dwelling earthworms - The potential for earthworms as bio-indicators of environmental quality is

Coastal and marine pollution and ecotoxicology

research field of ecotoxicology can be best advanced by more in-depth research and fundamental investigations of environmental chemistry, ecotoxicology and environmental/pollution toxicology, applied biology ... world, which is community and ecosystem based. Here an integration of studies focused on coastal and marine ecosystem and ecotoxicology has been collected from selective papers of talks presented at the

The German postgraduate degree program in ecotoxicology (SETAC GLB and GDCh): a success story

This article gives a comprehensive overview on the strategy, the development and the progress of the German postgraduate degree program in ecotoxicology (SETAC GLB and GDCh). The program soon ... , Fortstrasse 7, 76829 Landau , Germany 5 ToxRat Solutions GmbH , Naheweg 15, 52477 Alsdorf , Germany 6 Department Aquatic Ecotoxicology, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Frankfurt am Main , Max-von-Laue-Str. 13

Microbial ecotoxicology: an emerging discipline facing contemporary environmental threats

microbial biosphere in ecotoxicology? - It is a branch of science that studies both (i) the ecological impacts of chemical (synthetic or natural origin) or biological (toxic species) pollution at the ... politics and society because of the threat on environmental and human health caused by intense anthropogenic activities. In the context of the Anthropocene, microbial ecotoxicology seeks not only to conduct

Progress in ecotoxicology, environmental chemistry and ecology

This Editorial introduces a series of papers on ‘Progress in ecotoxicology, environmental chemistry and ecology’ and was initiated in the context of the Joint SETAC GLB/GDCh Annual Meeting 2013 at ... series. Additional contributions with a focus on current developments in any field of ecotoxicology, environmental chemistry or ecology or which specifically address the importance of multiple stressors

The 2015 Annual Meeting of SETAC German Language Branch in Zurich (7–10 September, 2015): Ecotoxicology and environmental chemistry—from research to application

at ETH (Swiss Technical University) in Zurich, Switzerland. The event was chaired by Inge Werner, Director of the Swiss Centre for Applied Ecotoxicology (Ecotox Centre) Eawag-EPFL, and organized by a ... Research (UFZ) , 04318 Leipzig , Germany 3 Swiss Centre for Applied Ecotoxicology Eawag‐EPFL , Überlandstrasse 133, 8600 Dübendorf , Switzerland 4 Eco(toxico)consulting , Sankt‐Maternus‐Eck 14, 51515

ECOTOX, the INRA’s network of ecotoxicologists, a major structure involved for the coordination and structuring of the French research in ecotoxicology

in 2009 to - stimulate research on ecotoxicology within INRA and to unify the teams involved in the field, the network now brought together academics of other French research institutes and

Marine ecotoxicology

Christophe Minier 0 Philippe Garrigues 0 0 C. Minier Laboratory of Ecotoxicology, University of Le Havre , 25, rue Philippe Lebon, 76058 Le Havre, France 1 ) Institut des Sciences Molculaires (ISM ... (UFZ, Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research, Germany), Tim Bean (Cefas Weymouth Laboratory, United Kingdom), Marta Popovic (Laboratory for Molecular Ecotoxicology, Zagreb, Croatia), Leena Mol

Geomicrobial ecotoxicology as a new subject in environmental sciences is proposed

approaches. Based on such development, geomicrobial ecotoxicology or microbial ecotoxicology is proposed to advance the information gathering on ecosystem processes and function because microorganisms are ... . The First International Conference on Geomicrobial Ecotoxicology was held in Wuhan, P.R. China on May 30 June 2, 2011 to provide an international forum to discuss a multi-disciplinary

Transcriptomics in ecotoxicology

ecotoxicology and highlight challenges and trends. Figure The transcriptome (RNA) is a mirror of the genes that are actively expressed in a cell or organism at a given time, providing information on how organisms ... fundamental knowledge, the overarching goal in ecotoxicology is to be able to predict, and thus diminish or prevent, detrimental effects on the environment. Because all primary interactions of chemicals with

Predictive toxicology and ecotoxicology within the ANTIOPES network

Grenelle of Environment have been presented. In this special issue, original data from the selected projects in predictive toxicology and ecotoxicology are presented. The first three articles are dealing ... aquatic ecotoxicology studies. The designed immunomarkers were shown clearly modulated by pollutants and their variations seemed to be correlated with leucocyte mortality. Thus, from a practical point of

Assessment of ecosystem health and ecotoxicology through chemical analysis and modeling

environment and in preventing against detrimental changes due to anthropogenic impacts. We believe that the research field of ecotoxicology can be advanced by more in-depth research and fundamental ... investigations of environmental chemistry, ecotoxicology and environmental/pollution toxicology, applied biology and molecular biology to provide the essential basic information and key data for a better

Ecotoxicology inside the gut: impact of heavy metals on the mouse microbiome

Background The gut microbiota is critical for intestinal homeostasis. Recent studies have revealed the links between different types of dysbiosis and diseases inside and outside the intestine. Environmental exposure to pollutants (such as heavy metals) can also impair various physiological functions for good health. Here, we studied the impact of up to 8 weeks of oral lead and ...

Landscape Ecotoxicology of Coho Salmon Spawner Mortality in Urban Streams

In the Pacific Northwest of the United States, adult coho salmon (Oncorhynchus kisutch) returning from the ocean to spawn in urban basins of the Puget Sound region have been prematurely dying at high rates (up to 90% of the total runs) for more than a decade. The current weight of evidence indicates that coho deaths are caused by toxic chemical contaminants in land-based runoff to ...