Food Safety Day
Together with the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) and 15 other EU countries, we are addressing the issue of food safety with the #EUChooseSafeFood campaign.
Current Coronavirus Situation in Austria & Green Passport Services
Here you will find current data on SARS-CoV-2 variants and 7-day incidence, as well as our Green Passport Service and other COVID-19 information.
Measles: Current case numbers
In Austria, 121 confirmed cases of measles have been reported so far this year. Most cases have been registered in Styria.
Leptospires: Germs in the water
Leptospires are bacteria that mainly occur in moist environments such as mud or freshwater lakes. Rising temperatures and heavy rainfall as consequences of climate change may lead to increased human…
Adaptation to climate change
Here you will find our information on adaptation to climate change, from soil to plants and animals to humans.
Mosquito monitoring: Annual report 2022
From the beginning of May to the end of October, we monitor the occurrence of exotic gnat species in Austria. In 2022, we found the Asian tiger mosquito in all federal provinces.
Tigernut grass spreads
Tiger grass is one of the 20 "world's most dangerous weeds". Originally from the Mediterranean region, it is currently found in Austria in the warmer lowland areas of Styria and Carinthia.
May 20: International World Bee Day
Bees are feeling the effects of climate change. Higher temperatures affect the bees' breeding cycle and their food sources. Lack of water causes many plants to produce less nectar for bees to collect.
Asian tiger mosquito throughout Austria
In the previous year, we found the tiger mosquito in all federal states for the first time as part of our gnat monitoring. In parts of Vienna and Graz, there are already established populations that…