Radon network: Exchange for more radon safety
At the 2nd Radon Network Meeting, interested citizens discuss the topics of radon remediation and radon prevention measures with representatives of the Ministry of Climate Protection and our Radon…
International Day against Food Waste
The best-before date is about food quality. Many foods are still edible after expiration if stored correctly. Do not dispose of food immediately, but check it with several senses.
Tiger mosquito eggs do not overwinter at home
Tiger mosquito eggs can survive the winter in flower pot saucers, birdbaths, watering cans, etc., even if they dry out. To prevent larvae from hatching in the spring, thoroughly rinse and wipe these…
Video: Tropical giant tick
Since 2018, 10 specimens of the giant tropical tick Hyalomma marginatum have been discovered in Austria. Our new video shows what distinguishes this tick from native species.
Europe-wide human biomonitoring
In this research project, methods were developed to more efficiently measure how chemical substances are absorbed by and act in the human body. The results are presented in a dashboard throughout…
Ragweed blooms from August into the fall and can cause severe allergic reactions. The plant colonizes fallow land, private gardens, road or railroad verges, gravel pits, construction sites and…
Radon measurement in private household
Radon is a radioactive noble gas that has been proven to be harmful to health. It can accumulate in buildings. The Ministry of Climate Protection is therefore offering free radon measurements for…
Bathing Water Quality
We monitor the quality of Austrian bathing waters. You can also find the results via our bathing water app.
Risk Barometer Health and Environment
We have been surveying the risk perception of the Austrian population since 2017. The 2022 survey focused on health, the environment, climate change and nutrition.