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  1. Content type: Research

    Understanding the abundance of adverse environmental conditions e.g. frost, drought, and heat during critical crop growth stages, which are assumed to be altered by climate change, is crucial for an accurate r...

    Authors: Maximilian Strer, Nikolai Svoboda and Antje Herrmann

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2018 30:10

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  2. Content type: Discussion

    This position paper intends to stimulate a profound rethinking of contemporary agricultural practice. We criticise the current intensity of chemical plant protection in Germany as ecologically unsustainable an...

    Authors: Tobias Frische, Sina Egerer, Steffen Matezki, Christina Pickl and Jörn Wogram

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2018 30:8

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  3. Content type: Research

    Short-chain PFASs (per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances) are widely used as alternatives to long-chain PFASs. Long-chain PFASs become gradually regulated under REACH (EC No. 1907/2006) and other international r...

    Authors: Stephan Brendel, Éva Fetter, Claudia Staude, Lena Vierke and Annegret Biegel-Engler

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2018 30:9

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  4. Content type: Discussion

    In 2005, the European Commission funded the NORMAN project to promote a permanent network of reference laboratories and research centers, including academia, industry, standardization bodies, and NGOs. Since t...

    Authors: Valeria Dulio, Bert van Bavel, Eva Brorström-Lundén, Joop Harmsen, Juliane Hollender, Martin Schlabach, Jaroslav Slobodnik, Kevin Thomas and Jan Koschorreck

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2018 30:5

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  5. Content type: Research

    Increasing amounts of engineered nanoparticles (NPs) in wastewater can reach the aquatic environment by passing through the sewage treatment plant (STP). NPs can induce ecotoxicological effects due to their sp...

    Authors: Sebastian Kühr, Stefanie Schneider, Boris Meisterjahn, Karsten Schlich, Kerstin Hund-Rinke and Christian Schlechtriem

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2018 30:7

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  6. Content type: Review

    Nanoparticles serve various industrial and domestic purposes which is reflected in their steadily increasing production volume. This economic success comes along with their presence in the environment and the ...

    Authors: Mirco Bundschuh, Juliane Filser, Simon Lüderwald, Moira S. McKee, George Metreveli, Gabriele E. Schaumann, Ralf Schulz and Stephan Wagner

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2018 30:6

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  7. Content type: Research

    Biocidal products are mixtures of one or more active substances (a.s.) and a broad range of formulation additives. There is regulatory guidance currently under development that will specify how the combined ef...

    Authors: Anja Coors, Pia Vollmar, Jennifer Heim, Frank Sacher and Anja Kehrer

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2018 30:3

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  8. Content type: Research

    Aliphatic (poly)hydroxy carboxylic acids [(P)HCA] occur in natural, e.g. soils, and in technical (waste disposal sites, nuclear waste repositories) compartments . Their distribution, mobility and chemical reac...

    Authors: Tatjana Schneckenburger, Jens Riefstahl and Klaus Fischer

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2018 30:1

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  9. Content type: Research

    Perchlorate contamination of water and food poses potential health risks to humans due to the possible interference of perchlorate with the iodide uptake into the thyroid gland. Perchlorate has been found in f...

    Authors: Maike A. Seiler, Detlef Jensen, Udo Neist, Ursula K. Deister and Franz Schmitz

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2017 29:30

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  10. Content type: Discussion

    Technical product harvesting (TEPHA) is a newly developing interdisciplinary approach in which bio-based production is investigated from a technical and ecological perspective. Society‘s demand for ecologicall...

    Authors: Christoph Kämpfer, Thomas-Benjamin Seiler, Anna-Lena Beger, Georg Jacobs, Manuel Löwer, Franziska Moser, Julia Reimer, Martin Trautz, Björn Usadel, Alexandra Wormit and Henner Hollert

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2017 29:27

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  11. Content type: Research

    Impact of two widely used commercial herbicides, i.e. Aminopielik D 450 SL and Chwastox 300 SL, on the uptake and translocation of selected heavy metals in wheat plants Triticum aestivum L. cultivated in the labo...

    Authors: Elżbieta Skiba and Wojciech M. Wolf

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2017 29:26

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  12. Content type: Discussion

    This discussion is centralized around an incident that took place in the Belgian village Witry the 17th of September 2014. A tractor accident led to the discharge of an aqueous solution of the herbicide metaza...

    Authors: Pol Karier, Georges Kraus and Isabelle Kolber

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2017 29:25

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  13. Content type: Research

    The European chemicals regulation REACH includes the legal duty for suppliers to inform consumers on request about the presence of substances of very high concern (SVHCs) in articles. Since this requirement ha...

    Authors: Ursula Klaschka

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2017 29:24

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  14. Content type: Discussion

    Protecting our water resources in terms of quality and quantity is considered one of the big challenges of the twenty-first century, which requires global and multidisciplinary solutions. A specific threat to ...

    Authors: Sarah E. Crawford, Catrina Brüll nee Cofalla, Benedikt Aumeier, Markus Brinkmann, Elisa Classen, Verena Esser, Caroline Ganal, Elena Kaip, Roger Häussling, Frank Lehmkuhl, Peter Letmathe, Anne-Katrin Müller, Ilja Rabinovitch, Klaus Reicherter, Jan Schwarzbauer, Marco Schmitt…

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2017 29:23

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  15. Content type: Commentary

    We respond to the paper of Kruse-Plass et al. (Environ Sci Eur 29:12, 2017), published in this journal, regarding the risk to non-target lepidopteran larvae exposed to pollen from one or more of three Bt maize ev...

    Authors: Joe N. Perry, Paolo Barberi, Detlef Bartsch, A. N. E. Birch, Achim Gathmann, Jozsef Kiss, Barbara Manachini, Marco Nuti, Stefan Rauschen, Joachim Schiemann, Mechthild Schuppener, Jeremy Sweet, Christoph C. Tebbe and Fabio Veronesi

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2017 29:21

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  16. Content type: Erratum

    Authors: Maren Kruse‑Plass, Frieder Hofmann, Ulrike Kuhn, Mathias Otto, Ulrich Schlechtriemen, Boris Schröder, Rudolf Vögel and Werner Wosniok

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2017 29:20

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    The original article was published in Environmental Sciences Europe 2017 29:12

  17. Content type: Research

    In spite of the prevalence of aluminum in nature, no organism has been found to date which requires this element for its biological functions. The possible health risks to human beings resulting from uptake of...

    Authors: Thorsten Stahl, Sandy Falk, Alice Rohrbeck, Sebastian Georgii, Christin Herzog, Alexander Wiegand, Svenja Hotz, Bruce Boschek, Holger Zorn and Hubertus Brunn

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2017 29:19

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  18. Content type: Research

    Drinking bottles and stove-top moka pots made of aluminum have become very popular. Storing drinks in bottles and preparing coffee in a moka pot may result in the migration of aluminum to the beverage.

    Authors: Thorsten Stahl, Sandy Falk, Alice Rohrbeck, Sebastian Georgii, Christin Herzog, Alexander Wiegand, Svenja Hotz, Bruce Boschek, Holger Zorn and Hubertus Brunn

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2017 29:18

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  19. Content type: Research

    When cooking on a barbecue grill, consumers often use aluminum grill pans. For one, the pan catches the fats and oils that would drip into the embers causing the formation of potentially noxious smoke, and the...

    Authors: Thorsten Stahl, Sandy Falk, Alice Rohrbeck, Sebastian Georgii, Christin Herzog, Alexander Wiegand, Svenja Hotz, Bruce Boschek, Holger Zorn and Hubertus Brunn

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2017 29:17

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  20. Content type: Commentary

    Green Toxicology refers to the application of predictive toxicology in the sustainable development and production of new less harmful materials and chemicals, subsequently reducing waste and exposure. Built up...

    Authors: Sarah E. Crawford, Thomas Hartung, Henner Hollert, Björn Mathes, Bennard van Ravenzwaay, Thomas Steger-Hartmann, Christoph Studer and Harald F. Krug

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2017 29:16

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  21. Content type: Commentary

    The European Chemical Agency (ECHA) is in the process of revising its guidance documents on how to address the challenges of ecotoxicological testing of nanomaterials. In these revisions, outset is taken in th...

    Authors: Steffen Foss Hansen, Sara Nørgaard Sørensen, Lars Michael Skjolding, Nanna B. Hartmann and Anders Baun

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2017 29:14

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  22. Content type: Research

    This paper describes a conceptual framework for solutions-focused management of chemical contaminants built on novel and systematic approaches for identifying, quantifying and reducing risks of these substances.

    Authors: John Munthe, Eva Brorström-Lundén, Magnus Rahmberg, Leo Posthuma, Rolf Altenburger, Werner Brack, Dirk Bunke, Guy Engelen, Bernd Manfred Gawlik, Jos van Gils, David López Herráez, Tomas Rydberg, Jaroslav Slobodnik and Annemarie van Wezel

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2017 29:13

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  23. Content type: Commentary

    In this commentary, we respond to a report of the EFSA GMO Panel (EFSA EFSA Supp Publ, 1) that criticises the outcomes of two studies published in this journal (Hofmann et al. Environ Sci Eur 26: 24, 2; Environ S...

    Authors: Maren Kruse-Plass, Frieder Hofmann, Ulrike Kuhn, Mathias Otto, Ulrich Schlechtriemen, Boris Schröder, Rudolf Vögel and Werner Wosniok

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2017 29:12

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in Environmental Sciences Europe 2017 29:20

  24. Content type: Research

    The extensive and intensive uses of organophosphorus insecticide—quinalphos in agriculture, pose a health hazard to animals, humans, and environment because of its persistence in the soil and crops. However, t...

    Authors: Venkata Subba Reddy Gangireddygari, Praveen Kumar Kalva, Khayalethu Ntushelo, Manjunatha Bangeppagari, Arnaud Djami Tchatchou and Rajasekhar Reddy Bontha

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2017 29:11

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  25. Content type: Research

    The present work investigates the impact of discharges from a storm water sedimentation basin (SSB) receiving runoff from a connected motorway in southern Germany. The study lasted for almost two years and was...

    Authors: Paul Thellmann, Bertram Kuch, Karl Wurm, Heinz-R. Köhler and Rita Triebskorn

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2017 29:10

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  26. Content type: Research

    The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has introduced a concept for the environmental risk assessment of genetically modified (GM) plants which foresees the definition of ecological threshold values definin...

    Authors: Marion Dolezel, Marianne Miklau, Andreas Heissenberger and Wolfram Reichenbecher

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2017 29:7

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  27. Content type: Research

    A previous 2-year rat feeding trial assessing potential toxicity of NK603 Roundup-tolerant genetically modified maize revealed blood and urine biochemical changes indicative of liver and kidney pathology. In a...

    Authors: Robin Mesnage, Matthew Arno, Gilles-Eric Séralini and Michael N. Antoniou

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2017 29:6

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  28. Content type: Commentary

    Whilst a formal statistical analysis of any experimental data is always preferable in principle, in the case of Pilling et al. (PLoS ONE 8:e77193, 2013), it is hard to see how the results of any formal analysis—i...

    Authors: Peter Campbell, Mike Coulson and Keith Ward

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2017 29:2

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  29. Content type: Review

    Farmland biodiversity is an important characteristic when assessing sustainability of agricultural practices and is of major international concern. Scientific data indicate that agricultural intensification an...

    Authors: Gesine Schütte, Michael Eckerstorfer, Valentina Rastelli, Wolfram Reichenbecher, Sara Restrepo-Vassalli, Marja Ruohonen-Lehto, Anne-Gabrielle Wuest Saucy and Martha Mertens

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2017 29:5

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  30. Content type: Review

    MON89788 was the first genetically engineered soybean worldwide to express a Bt toxin. Under the brand name Intacta, Monsanto subsequently engineered a stacked trait soybean using MON89788 and MON87701—this stack...

    Authors: Christoph Then and Andreas Bauer-Panskus

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2017 29:1

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in Environmental Sciences Europe 2017 29:8

  31. Content type: Research

    Both frequency and intensity of flood events are expected to increase as a result of global climate change in the upcoming decades, potentially resulting in increased re-suspension of sediments in fluvial syst...

    Authors: Sven Koglin, Ulrike Kammann, Kathrin Eichbaum, Mathias Reininghaus, Bryanna Eisner, Steve Wiseman, Markus Hecker, Sebastian Buchinger, Georg Reifferscheid, Henner Hollert and Markus Brinkmann

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2016 28:28

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  32. Content type: Research

    Prior to their release in the environment, transgenic crops are examined for their health and environmental safety. In addition, transgene expression needs to be consistent in order to express the introduced t...

    Authors: Vinicius Vilperte, Sarah Zanon Agapito-Tenfen, Odd-Gunnar Wikmark and Rubens Onofre Nodari

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2016 28:29

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  33. Content type: Research

    Because of their antimicrobial properties, silver nanoparticles (AgNPs) have been widely used and have come into contact with the environment. In the present work, an effect of AgNPs on a standard soil organism,

    Authors: Panwad Sillapawattana, Martin C. H. Gruhlke and Andreas Schäffer

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2016 28:27

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  34. Content type: Research

    The European chemicals’ legislation REACH aims to protect man and the environment from substances of very high concern (SVHC). Chemicals like endocrine disruptors (EDs) may be subject to authorization. Identif...

    Authors: Monika Nendza, Andrea Wenzel, Martin Müller, Geertje Lewin, Nelly Simetska, Frauke Stock and Jürgen Arning

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2016 28:26

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  35. Content type: Research

    Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH) are environmental contaminants that pose significant risk to health of fish. Environmental pollution of fish is a topic of rising attention in Morocco. However, only few ...

    Authors: Ayoub Baali, Ulrike Kammann, Reinhold Hanel, Ikram El Qoraychy and Ahmed Yahyaoui

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2016 28:25

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  36. Content type: Discussion

    The Taihu (Tai lake) region is one of the most economically prospering areas of China. Due to its location within this district of high anthropogenic activities, Taihu represents a drastic example of water pol...

    Authors: Kathrin Rachel Schmidt, Tim aus der Beek, Xiaohu Dai, Bingzhi Dong, Elke Dopp, Florian Eichinger, Monika Hammers-Wirtz, Regina Haußmann, Andreas Holbach, Henner Hollert, Marc Illgen, Xia Jiang, Jan Koehler, Stephan Koester, Andreas Korth, Stephan Kueppers…

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2016 28:24

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  37. Content type: Review

    The spread of veterinary medicinal products (VMPs) and biocides via manure onto agriculturally used areas represents a very important emission into the environment for these product groups. Within this literat...

    Authors: Manuel Wohde, Silvia Berkner, Thomas Junker, Sabine Konradi, Lisa Schwarz and Rolf-Alexander Düring

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2016 28:23

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  38. Content type: Research

    Residues of veterinary medicinal products (VMPs) enter the environment via application of manure onto agricultural areas where in particular antibiotics can cause phytotoxicity. Terrestrial plant tests accordi...

    Authors: Elisabeth Richter, Silvia Berkner, Ina Ebert, Bernhard Förster, Nadin Graf, Monika Herrchen, Ute Kühnen, Jörg Römbke and Markus Simon

    Citation: Environmental Sciences Europe 2016 28:22

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