The active pharmaceutical ingredients (API) can also accumulate in rivers in concentrations that are harmful to aquatic biotic communities.API enter surface waters from the discharges of sewage treatment plants or through their use in livestock production. Therefore the German federal states and the Federal Institute of Hydrology have been measuring select active pharmaceutical ingredients in surf... read more
For our environment
The UBA’s motto, For our environment (“Für Mensch und Umwelt”), sums up our mission pretty well, we feel. In this video we give an insight into our work.
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