Tag Archives: pollution

University of Cambridge: Even low doses of toxic chemicals in the environment pose a significant risk to cardiovascular health

Even low doses of toxic chemicals in the environment pose a significant risk to cardiovascular health, according to a report in today’s edition of The BMJ, led by researchers at the University of Cambridge. The researchers have also challenged the omission … Read the full press release

University of Exeter: Plastic discovered in the stomach of a leatherback turtle found dead on a Cornish beach

EXETER, 17-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Plastic has been discovered in the stomach of a leatherback turtle found dead on a Cornish beach on Sunday (12 August). The plastic did not kill the 1.8-metre turtle, but scientists say it is further evidence … Read the full press release

ESC study: Increases of nitric oxides of more than 20 μg/m3 within 24 hours associated with a more than doubled risk of heart attack

Study authors call for more research that could guide EU pollution regulations Sophia Antipolis, France, 19-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Rapid increases in pollution may be as harmful to the heart as sustained high levels, according to research published today in the European … Read the full press release

Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) congratulates colleagues and members recognised in the Queen’s New Year honours list 2018

SWINDON, 12-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — NERC would like to congratulate colleagues and members of the environmental science community who have been recognised in the Queen’s New Year honours list 2018. This year’s recipients were honoured for their vital work across a … Read the full press release

EU and US offshore regulators call on Oil and Gas Companies to Raise Global Safety Standards

18-7-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Just days before European rules on offshore safety for European companies abroad enter into force, and just a few months before additional requirements for companies operating in US waters take effect, the European Commissioner for energy, Guenther … Read the full press release

EU Auditors report calls on the EC to improve the running of regeneration projects on so-called “brownfield” sites

Luxembourg, 23-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — A new report from the European Court of Auditors, the EU spending watchdog, calls on the European Commission to improve the running of regeneration projects on so-called “brownfield” sites – former industrial and military areas … Read the full press release