A “Matthew Effect” in the research agenda

Article features paper by Anna Sobek, Christina Rudén, Sofia Bejgharn and Magnus Breitholtz about scientists engaged in environmental monitoring that tend to look for legacy pollutants such as dioxins and PCBs, and have left 98% of REACH-registered chemicals uninvestigated.

Enkelt att mäta gifter på båtskrov

A new method to detect toxic chemicals in anti-fouling paints that was developed by Britta Eklund and her team was featured in Havsutsikt.

Vetenskapens värld

The study by Örjan Gustafsson, Lisa Bröder and August Andersson among others about the severe acidification of the Arctic Ocean via permafrost thawing was featured on last night’s episode of Vetenskaps Värld (The World of Science) by Swedish Television. The report is in Swedish and begins at 1.00.

Known Unknowns

Robin Vestegren was a guest on H2O Radio in Denver, USA, and discussed the use of perfluorinated substances in consumer products   Photo: Chemical Collection by Steve Bernacki (creative commons)

Havsvattnet försuras i snabb takt

News article about the research of Örjan Gustafsson and his team and colleagues on the severe acidification of the Arctic Ocean due to permafrost thawing.

Surare hav hotar skaldjur i Arktis

Article published on Swedish Television’s homepage (in Swedish) about a new study by researchers at ACES and colleagues published in Nature Geoscience on 18 April 2016.

China’s struggle against smog

Professor Christer Johansson was interviewed for Klotet on Swedish Radio about China’s pollution problem (from 15’50”). The interview is in Swedish.

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Geovetenskapens Hus,
Svante Arrhenius väg 8, Stockholm

Arrheniuslaboratoriet, Svante Arrhenius väg 16, Stockholm (Unit for Toxicological Chemistry)

Mailing address:
Department of Environmental Science
Stockholm University
106 91 Stockholm

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Stella Papadopoulou
Science Communicator
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