Don’t flush it – Proper disposal of antibiotics

Don’t flush it – Proper disposal of antibiotics Pharmaceuticals can enter our environment in various ways. Unfortunately, it is not only the medicines we already take in through our bodies that enter the environment, but also the incorrect disposal of unused medicines. These substances are often disposed of by the …

OECD Green Talks : LIVE | Pharmaceutical Residues in Freshwater: Hazards and Policy Responses

OECD Green Talks : LIVE | Pharmaceutical Residues in Freshwater: Hazards and Policy Responses Pharmaceuticals are essential for human and animal health but are increasingly recognised as an environmental concern when they enter freshwater systems. Residues of pharmaceuticals, such as hormones, antidepressants and antibiotics, have been detected in surface water …

Workshop: Governing the invisible – Policy approaches to micropollutants in water

Workshop and Call for Papers: Governing the invisible – Policy approaches to micropollutants in water From 13-14.11.2019 a workshop on the governance of micropollutants in water bodies will take place at the International Academic Forum in Heidelberg. The workshop is interdisciplinary and is aimed at all stakeholders who are interested …