Ragweed extends pollen season
The pollen of ragweed causes severe allergic reactions in sensitive people. Its late blooming period extends the pollen season into autumn
Asian hornet found near Austria
On 8/22/2023, the Asian hornet Vespa velutina was observed in Hungary near the Austrian border.
The brown marmorated stink bug likes it warm
In the fall, an immigrant among the insects becomes conspicuous again: That's when the brown marmorated stink bugs look for their winter quarters on houses and in apartments, which is annoying, but…
Information on foodborne outbreaks due to Salmonella
Currently, there are foodborne disease outbreaks in Austria, but also in other EU countries, which are probably linked to Salmonella Enteritidis contaminated chicken kebap skewers from Poland. In…
Temperatures have an impact on the spread of West Nile virus
Above-average summer temperatures are considered one of the factors directly influencing the spread of West Nile virus in Europe.
We are clarifying suspected cases of three foodborne illness outbreaks
Currently, there are foodborne illness outbreaks in Austria, as well as in other EU countries, that are likely linked to Salmonella Enteritidis contaminated chicken kebab skewers from Poland.
AGES first recognized training company for radon protection officers
AGES has been recognized by the Federal Ministry for Climate Protection, Environment, Energy, Mobility, Innovation and Technology as the first training company for radon protection officers. The first…
The mouse barley is a native wild barley that likes to colonize warm, dry ruderal meadows. Its awns are barbed and can get stuck in the fur, ears or eyes of animals as "Schliefhansl".