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Mutagenicity in surface waters: new insights into an old problem

A guest post by Werner Brack of the SOLUTIONS project


Mutagenicity – where chemicals interact with our genes, resulting in harmful mutations, potentially causing cancer and damaging our offspring – is a major environmental concern. 702 more words


Common ground for multiple stressor research

Last week, researchers from three EU aquatic science projects – MARS, GLOBAQUA and SOLUTIONS – met in Sesimbra, Portugal to present their findings, and to discuss opportunities for collaboration. 902 more words


Antagonistic interactions between biological invasion and climate warming stressors in freshwaters

Freshwater ecosystems around the world are increasingly threatened by multiple stressors: the combined impacts of pollution, water abstraction, invasions, fragmentation, climate warming and so on. However, at present, scientific knowledge on the interactions and impacts of different stressor combinations across ecosystems remains incomplete. 456 more words


How groundwater influences Europe’s surface waters

This week we have a guest post by Vince Kaandorp of Deltares, a water research institute based in the Netherlands. Vince writes on the often-overlooked importance of groundwater in shaping and supporting life in rivers and lakes. 797 more words


Top 16 Freshwater Blog Posts of 2016

As the end of the year approaches, we’re looking back over 2016 to collect 16 of our most popular posts on aquatic lives.

It’s been a fascinating year to write about freshwater science, policy and conservation. 2,601 more words


Climate warming and nutrient pollution may interact to alter future shallow lake ecosystems

Combined future effects of climate warming and nutrient enrichment may lead to increased variability in bacterioplankton communities in shallow lakes, according to a new study in… 491 more words


Multiple stressors in Science of the Total Environment

The MARS Project has been undertaking scientific research into the effects of multiple stressors on aquatic environments for nearly three years now, and project scientists are beginning to widely publish their findings. 1,313 more words