Dramatic increase in microplastics in seagrass soil
Large-scale production of vegetables and fruit in Spain with intensive plastic consumption in its greenhouse industry have leaked microplastics since the 1970s into the surrounding Mediterranean seagrass beds.
In this project the researchers want to understand every detail of processes that are absolutely essential for all life. An added bonus may be the development of new drugs for tuberculosis and other diseases.
She has conducted research into everything from Alcoholics Anonymous to World of Warcraft. All of her research is based in discussion of the concept of addiction. But when Karin Helmersson Bergmark, professor of sociology, summarises her career, it is primarily as a university teacher that she wants to be defined.
What would Sweden’s population development have been like if it wasn’t for the uprising against Assad and the following war in Syria? A new study in demography published in the academic journal PLOS ONE has the answer. In the study, the authors have created and calculated hypothetical scenarios to determine the demographic development in Sweden and Norway – without the immigration following the Syrian war.