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Ecotoxicology and toxicology: problems and decisions

Foundation (http://www. fcsrovaltain.org) 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 ... substrates are required for ecotoxicology tests with soil dwelling earthworms. Artificial soil ● Avoidance test ● Ecotoxicology ●; Soil dwelling earthworms Introduction The potential for earthworms as bio

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

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

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

The Swiss Ecotox Centre: bridging the gap between research and application

The Swiss Centre for Applied Ecotoxicology (Ecotox Centre) was created in recognition of the urgent societal need to provide expertise, education and tools for assessing the risks and effects of ... ) ecotoxicology, and provides further education and consulting services to its stakeholders. To date, its most important activities focus on (1) the validation and standardization of bioassays for use in monitoring

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

Impacts of climate change on the ecotoxicology of chemical contaminants in estuarine organisms

Global climate change effects will vary geographically, and effects on estuaries should be independently considered. This review of the impacts of climate change on the ecotoxicology of chemical ... ecosystems for the ecological risk assessment of pesticides . Ecotoxicology 19 : 24 - 37 . da Silva Rocha AJ , Gomes V , Van Ngan P , de Arruda Campos Rocha Passos MJ et al., 2005 . Metabolic demand and growth

Heating Up the Environmental Context of Chemical Pollution: Ecotoxicology in a Changing Global Climate

) . This Special Column of contributed papers on “Ecotoxicology in a Changing Global Climate” addresses topical research areas concerning the toxicology of chemical pollutants in the face of climate change ... toxicity can depend on several factors including organismal life stage and chemical exposure context (i.e., in mixture or alone). The third article titled “Impacts of climate change on the ecotoxicology of

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

The Chronic Effects of Copper and Cadmium on Life History Traits Across Cladocera Species: A Meta-analysis

The effect of sublethal concentrations of heavy metals on cladoceran growth and reproduction is a cornerstone of modern ecotoxicology. However, the literature contains assays across numerous ... ecosystems may respond (Cairns 1983; Rahbek 2005). This is crucial in the context of ecotoxicology where very few species or even taxa are used to make inference about the environmental impacts of contaminants

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

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