Firth of Clyde, Largs Pencil.  Creative Commons image credit:  Dave Souza

Ecological Meltdown in the Firth of Clyde, Scotland: Two Centuries of Change in a Coastal Marine Ecosystem

[tweetmeme http://www.URL.com] Ruth H. Thurstan and Callum M. Roberts (Environment Department, University of York) have published a good new article titled „Ecological Meltdown in the Firth of Clyde, Scotland: Two Centuries of Change in a Coastal Marine Ecosystem.“  The abstract to their article reads: The Firth of Clyde is a large inlet of the sea that … Continue reading

Losing the Forest for the Trees: Environmental Reductionism in the Law

[tweetmeme http://www.URL.com]  Klaus Bosselmann of the New Zealand Centre for Environmental Law (University of Auckland), has published a new and interesting paper titled „Losing the Forest for the Trees: Environmental Reductionism in the Law.“  In this paper, he addresses the situation that environmental laws and policies have saved some “trees”, but the “forest” is being lost … Continue reading

Adaptation to Impacts of Climate Change on Aeroallergens and Allergic Respiratory Diseases

[tweetmeme http://www.URL.com]   Paul J. Beggs (Macquarie University) has just published a new paper which looks at the impacts of climate change on allergic respiratory diseases.  Climate change has the potential to have many significant impacts on aeroallergens such as pollen and mould spores, and therefore related diseases such as asthma and allergic rhinitis. This paper … Continue reading

GMO risk assessment for human and animal health and the environment

[tweetmeme http://www.URL.com]  The European Food Safety Authority has released an interesting in-depth 200 page assessment titled “EFSA and GMO risk assessment for human and animal health and the environment.”  It provides information that was covered in the last EFSA conference on genetically modified organisms as food sources.  The report itself includes all conference materials, including texts … Continue reading

Maize field in Liechtenstein - public domain image

News: EU authorises six GMO maize types for food / feed (Updated 29 July)

[tweetmeme http://www.URL.com] UPDATED:  With official texts of the decisions.  The European Commission adopted today five Decisions authorising GM maize 1507×59122, 59122x1507xNK603, MON88017xMON810, MON89034xNK603 and Bt11xGA21 and one Decision renewing the authorisation of Bt11 maize. These 6 decisions cover the authorisation for food and feed uses and import and processing but not for cultivation. The 6 GM … Continue reading

EUMETSAT headquarters.  Image courtesy of Heidas, GNU FDL

European Capacity for Monitoring and Assimilating Space-based Climate Change Observations – Status and Prospects

[tweetmeme http://www.URL.com] The European Union’s Joint Research Centre has published a technical report titled „European Capacity for Monitoring and Assimilating Space-based Climate Change Observations – Status and Prospects.“  This report, which is based on the findings of a workshop at Ispra, provides the scientific background to a forthcoming Commission response to the Space and Competitiveness councils … Continue reading

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Call for better protection of the health of plants in Europe – on the road to the EU Plant Health Law

[tweetmeme http://www.URL.com] Brussels, 27 July 2010.  The European Commission published today an evaluation study of the Common Plant Health Regime (CPHR) that will be the basis on which the regime will be reviewed. The Commission plans to adopt a new EU Plant Health law in 2012. The CPHR, which dates back to 1977, protects the EU … Continue reading

Collines du Sahel algérois - Creative Commons image credit Yellès Chaouche Mohamed Arif

Analysis: Paradoxically increasing river flows in the Sahel despite long-term drought

A Water and Marine Sustainability Month Feature Article [tweetmeme http://www.URL.com] Okechukwu Amog , Luc Descroix (Grenoble Laboratoire d’étude des Transferts en Hydrologie et Environnement) and co-authors listed in the citation issued a paper addressing paradoxical increases in river flows in the West African Sahel, despite ongoing long-term drought.  The abstract to their good article is: Despite … Continue reading

Chatkal river near Charvak lake (Uzbek: Chorvoq), Public Domain Image Courtesy of Anton Rakitskiy

Socio-Technical Aspects of Water Management: Emerging Trends at Grass Roots Level in Uzbekistan

A Water and Marine Sustainability Month Feature Article [tweetmeme http://www.URL.com] Iskandar Abdullaev and Peter P. Mollinga of the ZEF Center for Development Research, University of Bonn recently issued a paper titled „The Socio-Technical Aspects of Water Management: Emerging Trends at Grass Roots Level in Uzbekistan,“  the abstract of which is: In Soviet times, water management was … Continue reading

Amu Darya Delta, Public Domain Image - Source NASA

Pros and Cons of Adopting Water-Wise Approaches in the Lower Reaches of the Amu Darya: A Socio-Economic View

A Water and Marine Sustainability Month Feature Article [tweetmeme http://www.URL.com] Maksud Bekchanov (Center for Development Research (ZEF), Bonn University), John P.A. Lamers (ZEF/UNESCO (Khorezm) Project, Urgench State University) and Christopher Martius (Inter-American Institute for Global Change Research) have published a paper titled “Pros and Cons of Adopting Water-Wise Approaches in the Lower Reaches of the Amu … Continue reading

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