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Iceland volcano covers Europe in SO2

 
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PostPosted: Sat Sep 27, 2014 8:33 am    Post subject: Iceland volcano covers Europe in SO2 Reply with quote

The eruption of a volcano in Iceland covers Europe in sulphur dioxide (SO2) and in Austria the save limit of 350 g/m3 was reached and increased up to 400 g/m3.

What is the effect on nature and especially bees?
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