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“Emerging Trends in Freshwater Ecology and Ecosystem Management”

Dr Ioannis Karaouzas and Dr Christos Theodoropoulos

Today, freshwater ecosystems are being critically threatened by agrochemical and industrial pollution, habitat degradation and loss, the introduction of invasive species, unsustainable dam construction, water overexploitation, and anthropogenic and climate-change-induced water scarcity. This Special Issue of Water welcomes scientific contributions from freshwater scientists, water managers, and policy makers that will enhance the state-of-the-art scientific knowledge in research and applications in the field of freshwater ecology and ecosystem protection and management. (more…)

Special Issue

Surface and Ground- water vulnerability assessment is a useful approach for identifying pollution pressures effectively and applying protection and restoration measures in water bodies. (more…)

Alien Species

At this year’s exhibition “Boat & Fishing in Greece” HELEXPO Maroussi, Athens, Greece Dr. Paraskevi Karachle (Institute of Marine Biological Resources and Inland Waters, HCMR) and Dr. Marika Galanidi (Ustun Energy R & D SME), were hosted at the booth of the Panhellenic Union of Recreational Fishers (PEEA). The researchers, within the framework of the European COST-ALIEN CSI program, are exploring the socio-economic impact of alien species on fisheries. (more…)