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Multiple perspectives on multiple stress

The January 2015 edition of the Science of the Total Environment journal features of selection of articles on the theme of “Towards a better understanding of the links between stressors, hazard assessment and ecosystem services under water scarcity.”  … 875 more words


Introducing the SOLUTIONS project: an interview with Rolf Altenburger

When the MARS project was launched in the sunny climes of Mallorca in February 2014, Dr Christian Feld interviewed a number of freshwater scientists and policy makers attending the kick-off meeting.   541 more words


The Northern Basins: modelling the Vansjø-Hobøl catchment

Last week we introduced MARS’s research on multiple stresses in the Vansjø-Hobøl catchment in Southern Norway.  This week, we discuss the computer models that the Work Package 4 team will use to understand how rivers and lakes in the catchment respond to stress – largely nutrient pollution – both now and in the future. 912 more words


Operationalizing resilience for adaptive coral reef management under global environmental change

Cumulative pressures from global climate and ocean change combined with multiple regional and local-scale stressors pose fundamental challenges to coral reef managers worldwide. Understanding how cumulative stressors affect coral reef vulnerability is critical for successful reef conservation now and in the future. 336 more words


An introduction to the MARS project

The MARS project (Managing aquatic ecosystems and water resources under multiple stress) has now been running since February, and we’ve followed its early progress on this blog. 68 more words


Chemical pollution threatens Europe's freshwaters

Chemical pollution threatens the health of almost half of all European freshwaters, according to a new study in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS).   980 more words


Bioindicators for Israel’s freshwaters: multiple demands and multiple stressors

MARS partner Dr. Christian Feld and Dr. Armin Lorenz, both from University of Duisburg-Essen (UDE) in Germany, recently visited Israel to discuss the development and establishment of a national bioindication system for the country’s freshwater ecosystems. 1,060 more words