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2020
Plastic waste in nature. Photo: Colourbox
17 JUN

Big research project to put a stop to plastic waste

The project is looking into new technological ways of reproducing new high quality plastics from non-recyclable plastic waste.

Environmental chemistry Innovation and product development Waste management
Isoprenoids (blue haze) over Blue Mountains, Australia (Diliff / CC BY-SA (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)
20 MAY

Great potential in regulating plant greenhouse gas emissions

New discoveries on the regulation of plant emissions of isoprenoids can help in fighting climate change – and can become key to the production of valuable green chemicals...

Biological systems Synthetic biology CO2 separation and CO2 storage Climate adaption Ecosystems Air pollution Environmental chemistry
Nets. Photo: Plastix A/S.
15 MAY

Nine recommendations to limit ghost nets in the sea

Nordic network makes recommendations on how to limit ghost fishing and pollution of the sea due to lost fishing gear.

Fisheries and fish stocks Ecosystems Environmental chemistry Waste management
2018
Fish eggs, zooplankton and a blue plastic fibre. Photo: Bastian Huwer, DTU Aqua
13 DEC

New collaboration addresses marine plastic pollution

DTU is co-operating with four other research institutions to investigate the impact of plastic in the ocean and the need for new legislation

Ecosystems Environmental chemistry Fish and shellfish
2016
Photo: Shutterstock
24 NOV

Click for chemistry

A few mouse clicks—and several microseconds later—you have access to a world of data on more than 600,000 chemical structures.

Food safety Environmental chemistry
2015
Photo: Maersk
03 AUG

Hard-wearing sensor defying soot and heat

A new method for monitoring ships' NOx emissions offers shipping companies environmental documentation. 

Fossil fuels Energy efficiency Data analysis Environmental chemistry Sensors Micro and nanotechnology Air pollution
Photo: Kim Pilegaard
20 MAR

Ten-year journey towards a warm future comes to an end

For the past ten years, a hill in Jægerspris, Denmark, has been on a trip through time to 2075—but it’s all over now. The researchers have both good and...

CO2 separation and CO2 storage Climate adaption Environmental chemistry Ecosystems
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