Monthly Archives: May 2017

Glyphosate: Harmless Tool or Sneaky Poison?

  On Wednesday, May 10, 2017,  the  possible negative effect on human health of the famous herbicide, glyphosate, was debated by leading experts at a public meeting in the European Parliament Building in Brussels. Glyphosate The meeting was organised by: Pavel Poc, Vice-Chair of the ENVI Committee of the European Parliament, the European Association for…
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Norwegian Environment Agency publishes report on PFBS

The Norwegian Environment Agency has just published  a report on "Investigation of sources to PFBS in the Environment" written by COWI and NIPSECT, Denmark. Perfluorobutanesulfonate/sulfonic acid (PFBS) is a short-chain PFAS, which uses are increasing as it is one of the most important subsitutes for the banned chemical perfluorooctanesulfonate/sulfonic acid (PFOS). The report can be downloaded…
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PFAS activities in Australia

Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA), on behalf of the Heads of EPAs Australia and New Zealand (HEPA) and the Australian Government Department of Environment and Energy, hosted a summit of international environment experts and regulators on polyfluorinated alkyl substances (PFAS) on 3-4th April 2017 in Melbourne. In Australia there have, for example, been been several…
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6th International Conference on Ecotoxicology & Environmental Science

The 6th International Conference on Ecotoxicology & Environmental Science (ICEES-2018) will be held at Netaji Subhas Institute of Technology (NSIT), Dwarka, New Delhi, India, from February 19-21, 2018. The conference will have the following focal themes upon which comprehensive presentation, sharing of knowledge and discussions will be made. Genetic and Epigenetic Modifications linked to Environmental…
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