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Playgrounds in Lomma are leaking microplastics

Microplaster It has previously been unsure whether microplastics from playgrounds are spread to fresh water and aquatic environments. Detailed studies of schoolyards in the city of Lomma now clearly show that microplastics ends up in nearby Höje river. Rubber based surfaces with purpuse to protect our children also threatens wildlife, both at sea and on land.

Six open research positions at CEC

Centre for Environmental and Climate Research, the Ecology Building During summer the Centre for Environmental and Climate Research (CEC) are announcing 6 new research positions within the Strategic Research Area Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services in a Changing Climate (BECC). Closing date for all positions is 2017-08-31.

Ullrika Sahlin new Reader in Environmental Science

Ullrika Sahlin Photo: Kennet Ruona Ullrika Sahlin has been appointed Reader in Environmental Science at the Faculty of Science. Her research focus on the management of uncertainty in risk analysis and evidence based decision making.

Lund’s first professors in Environmental Science

Yann Clough and Natascha Kljun  The Centre for Environmental and Climate Research has employed two new professors with research focus on human impact on environmental changes.

New book with thoughts on the Swedish Rural Development Programme and rural development with co-authors from CEC

s To what use is the Swedish rural programme and what can be done to increase its effects?

Biologist wins Skåne Wind Academy prize

ryd Martin Green and Jens Rydell at the biology department, Lund University, have been awarded Skånes vindkraftspris 2017.

Article on crayfish in Svenska Dagbladet

kräfta BECC researcher Ullrika Sahlin together with other researchers has published a debate article in Svenska Dagbladet today (17/5) arguing that the WWFs advice not to eat the endangered indigenous Swedish crayfish Astacus astacus is confusing and should be changed.

Student-driven quantitative review on temporal changes in ecosystem services

groda During last autumn and winter a team of researchers, PhD students and master students from Lund University and Leuphana University, Lüneburg, joined forces to undertake a student-driven quantitative review on temporal changes in ecosystem services. While the primary outcome of this collaboration will be a review to be published in an international scientific journal, the true added value of the student-driven review format is the great learning experience resulting from integrating students into a research process.

Ullrika Sahlin Docent Lecture

Ullrika Sahlin Did you miss Ullrika´s Docent Lecture?

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