• 2015

    'Water man of India' Rajendra Singh bags top prize. Read more.

    Hormone-disrupting chemicals ‘cost billions’ Read more.

    Food manufacturers welcome BPA advice. Read more.

  • 2014

    EU roadmap for endocrine disruptor regulation decision Read more.

    Urine Trouble: What's in Our Water? A radio programme considering the fate of ingested pharmaceuticals in our waterways. Read more.

    Sarah Heub will be presenting at the 16th International symposium on advances in extraction technologies with an oral presentation entitled: “Integrated and Automated Sample Preparation Platform for At-Site Monitoring of Endocrine Disruptive Compounds in Water”

    EFSA paves way for regulating endocrine disruptors in food Read more.

    Parliament wants endocrine disruptors added to REACH priority list Read more.

    Pressure grows on Commission to publish criteria on endocrine disruptors Read more.

    WHO Global assessment of the state-of-the-science of endocrine disruptors view here

  • 2013

    Plastic waste threatens lakes as well as oceans: Pollution with plastic waste is not confined to the oceans but poses a growing threat to lakes as well.

    Chemical body burdens affect rich and poor, but not alike: It is not only people of low socioeconomic status that are affected by the accumulation of potentially harmful chemicals in the body.

    Biosensors to make drinking water safer: A third of a million Europeans get ill every year from diseases caused by contaminated water.

    Surface waters: 12 new controlled chemicals, three pharmaceuticals on watch list

    Is that bacteria dead yet? Researchers at EPFL have built a matchbox-sized device that can test for the presence of bacteria in a couple of minutes, instead of up to several weeks.

    Endocrine disrupting chemicals under fire: Common synthetic chemicals suspected of disrupting the hormone system could be responsible for serious health problems, WHO and UNEP report.

    Chemicals linked to problems with otters' penis bones: Otters' reproductive organs may be affected by chemicals in our waterways, according to scientists.

    Drug residues 'alter fish behaviour': A BBC Science and Environment report on the effects of drug residues on fish behaviour.

    Plastic is everywhere: A report on additives in plastics and their influences on the human body (in German).

  • 2012

    Water wars
    An editorial from Nature.

    Drug-pollution law all washed up
    Nature News article on EU initiative to clean up waterways.

    Bad Reporting On Bad Science
    An interesting piece commenting on the reporting in the media on two recent studies looking at the possible links between BisphenolA exposure and obesity and ovarian cancer.

    A short film (in German) that discusses the experience in Germany of analysis of drinking water for microbial and chemical contamination and the surrounding legislation.

    Bisphenol A
    EFSA launches full re-evaluation focussing on exposure and possible low dose effects.

    Low doses, big effects
    Scientists seek 'fundamental changes' in testing, regulation of hormone-like chemicals.

    Second RADAR general meeting
    The second general meeting of the RADAR project consortium is taking place on October 5th 2012 in Ispra, Italy.

    RADAR spring 2012 meeting
    The RADAR spring 2012 meeting has been held at the Marine Biology Station in Piran, Slovenia on March 13-14.