2nd LIFE Blue Lakes Capacity Building Workshop

Microplastics in Lakes – Impacts and Approaches to Solutions

When? On the 3rd May 2022, 14.00 – 17.00 h CET

Where? Online via ZOOM

Recording of the Event on Youtube

Programme – LIFE Blue Lakes Capacity Building Online Seminar



Moderation and Welcoming

Udo Gattenlöhner, Global Nature Fund


Solution approaches to reduce the transport of tyre and road wear particles (TRWP) and other microplastics from road runoff into the aquatic environment

Daniel Venghaus M.Sc., Department of Urban Water Management, Faculty VI Planning Building Environment, Berlin University of Technology


Microplastics in aquatic systems - occurrence and consequences

Dr. Hannes Imhof, Chair of Animal Ecology I, University of Bayreuth






Microplastic pollution of freshwater fishes - Uptake, residence time and level of burden

Samuel Roch, Langenargen Fisheries Research Centre (LAZBW)


Macroplastics as a driver for (micro)plastic pollution – practical and regulatory solutions

Laura Geßner, Expert Circular Economy, Environmental Action Germany



Closing session


17:00 End of event




Contact persons


Bettina Schmidt

Global Nature Fund

E-mail: schmidt@globalnature.org

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