PhD-graduation of Anja Verschoor on "The power of biotic ligand models: Site-specific impact of metals on aquatic communities" on Wednesday 04 December 2013 - 16.15 h.
PhD-graduation of Gidey Yirga Abay on "Ecology and conservation of spotted hyena ( crocuta crocuta erxleben 1777 ) in human dominated landscapes in northern Ethiopia" on Thursday 05 December 2013 - 15.00 h.
Reseachers of the Institute of Environmental Sciences Leiden (CML) have contributed to a debate in the Journal Nature over whether lions in Africa can only be saved with dollars and fences.
PhD-graduation of Miladis Afidchao on "Genetically Modified (GM) Corn in the Philippines" on Wednesday 20 November 2013 - 11.15 h.
Thursday 21 November 2013, CML research on pesticides and water quality will be on Dutch television. CML-researcher Martina Vijver will be interviewed and figures of the instrument www.bestrijdingsmiddelenatlas.nl are presented.
PhD-graduation of Krijn Trimbos on "Genetic patterns of Black-tailed Godwit populations and their implications for conservation" on Tuesday 05 November 2013 - 15.00h.
The world is at a turning point and industrial ecologists are needed now more than ever to tackle the challenge of providing a sustainable future for 9 billion people in 2050. Are you up for the job? Join our upcoming events and find out!
Recently an MOU was signed between Prof. dr. Panna Thapa, Dean School of Science Kathmandu University and Prof. dr. E. van der Meijden, scientific director of CML.
On Thurday 26 September eleven students will receive their diploma from Prof.dr.ir. H.E. van de Akker, chairman of the examination Committee of the Master Industrial Ecology.
Arnold Tukker named Chair of Industrial Ecology and Director of the Institute of Environmental Sciences, Leiden University.
Prof. dr. Arnold Tukker will be appointed on 1 October 2013 as Chair of Industrial Ecology at the Faculty of Science of Leiden University. He will work at the Institute of Environmental Sciences (CML), and also become the new director of this institute.
For the second year in a row a new record amount of students started their MSc Industrial Ecology Master's Programme. This year a total of 51 students enrolled in the programme, of which 20 international students and 6 MIND students.
Sofia Simões will defend her PhD-thesis titled "Untangling the web: Integrating energy and environmental policy instruments by assessing their interactions along power systems".
PNEC-pro is now available online, free of charge (you only have to register for free). PNEC-pro is a user-friendly screening tool for professionals dealing with the assessment of surface water quality. The tool calculates local, watertype specific no-effect concentrations (PNEC) of copper, nickel, and zinc based on biotic ligand models (BLMs).
"Quality Nano" funded CML work in Exeter University for 20 working days, which allow CML to access highly advanced equipment needed for evaluation the toxicity of nanoparticles
The Master Programmes Industrial Ecology and Mathematics are both ranked as the top Master’s Programme in Leiden, according to the Dutch National Student Survey 2013.
Prof. dr. Geert de Snoo gave his opinion about the future of nature conservation on farmland in Radio 1 TROS Nieuwsshow on saturday 18th of May 2013.
The ECO project will officially close with the Environmental ChemOinformatics Conference 2013. CML-Professor Willie Peijnenburg is one of the international Organizeers of this conference. The event will take place at Prien, Chiemsee, close to Munich from September 15th-18th, 2013.
CML's report: " Omstreden bestrijding Een review van IVAM’s 'LCA-quickscan vergelijking onkruidbestrijdingsmethoden' en van het gebruik van LCA’s en quickscans" has been submitted by the Minister of Environment to the Dutch parliament, as a background document for the coming debate on management of weed.
Het energieverbruik bij de productie van metalen is heel hoog: 7 tot 8 procent van het mondiale verbruik. ‘Daar schrokken we van’, zegt dr. Ester van der Voet van het Centrum voor Milieuwetenschappen van de Universiteit Leiden. Op 24 april brengt ze als lid van een panel van de Verenigde Naties een rapport uit in Berlijn.
A recent publication in Oryx, The International Journal of Conservation, by Tumenta et al. on human-lion conflict over livestock depredation in Waza National Park, Cameroon has demonstrated that the human-lion conflict remains an important factor in the depletion of lion populations.