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Pack Your Bags, Plan Your Meeting Activities: Next Stop SETAC Orlando!
Tim Canfield, Anne Alix and Cindy Howard
SETAC OrlandoThe 7th SETAC World Congress/SETAC North America 37th Annual Meeting is now just under one month away. With so many things to do, where do you find all the information you need?

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INSIDE VOLUME 17, ISSUE 10
6 October 2016
 
Greg SchieferSETAC North America Executive Director’s Corner
Greg Schiefer
From the effort of the 7th SETAC World Congress/SETAC North America 37th Annual Meeting’s Program Committee to the support of our 19 regional chapters, I am beyond thankful for the society’s drive to develop what looks like our best annual meeting yet.

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Harris RosenSETAC Make-A-Difference Service Project: Protect the Everglades Through Education and Outreach
Kimberly Pearce and Michel Gielazyn
How can you inspire budding scientists, help preserve headwaters to the Everglades, and contribute to a local community? Join the SETAC Make-A-Difference Service Project!

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CARESChemicals: Assessment of Risks to Ecosystem Services (CARES)
Lorraine Maltby, Paul van den Brink, Jack Faber and Stuart Marshall
Chemicals may have positive or negative effects on human well-being. The long-term survival and well-being of human populations depend on the sustainable use of ecosystems.

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YES 2017YES 2017 Meeting: Environmental Science in a Warming World
Tomica Mišljenović and Katharina Heye
Scientists are certainly aware that climate change is happening. However, the link between one’s own field of expertise and climate change-related topics often remains vague, which influenced the SETAC Europe Student Advisory Council in organizing the upcoming 2017 Young Environmental Scientists (YES) Meeting.

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SETAC NantesCommunicating Research Findings and Uncertainties: Strategies, Tools and New Platforms for Environmental Sciences
Thomas-Benjamin Seiler, Leonie Nuesser, Mattia Meli and Erica K Brockmeier
The general public is a diverse group with regards to how they perceive science issues and how they react to risk in the course of dialogue on specific issues.

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Don MackaySenior Resource Group Member Spotlight: Don Mackay
Matt Moore
This month, the Senior Resource Group highlights the accomplishments and career of Don Mackay.

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NEWS AND UPDATES
There's still time to register for the 7th SETAC World Congress/
SETAC North America 37th Annual Meeting.
The online meeting program is now available. Submit your late abstract by 26 October. If you are a registered voter in the U.S. and plan on attending the meeting, cast your vote early or with an absentee ballot.

Submit your abstract by 31 October for the SETAC Europe Student Advisory Council's YES 2017 Meeting in Stockholm, Sweden.

Submit your abstract by 23 November for the SETAC Europe 27th Annual Meeting in Brussels, Belgium.

Save the date, 12–15 September 2017, for the SETAC Latin America 12th Biennial Meeting in Santos, São Paulo, Brazil.

Save the date, 17–19 October 2017, for the SETAC Africa 8th Biennial Conference in Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria.

 
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Deborah Oughton
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Does the scientific underpinning of regulatory tools to estimate bioavailability of nickel in freshwaters matter? The European-wide environmental quality standard for nickel
A Peters, CE Schlekat, G Merrington
Volume 35, Issue 10

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