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SYKE - Finnish Environment Institute (Finland)DCE - Danish Centre for Environment and Energy, Aarhus University (Denmark)EC JRC IES - European Commission, Joint Research Centre, Institute for Environment and Sustainability (Italy)IRSTEA - National Research Institute of Science and Technology for Environment and Agriculture (France)CEH - Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (United Kingdom)Alterra Wageningen UR (The Netherlands)UFZ - Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research (Germany)CIENS - Oslo Centre for Interdisciplinary Environmental and Social Researchpeer

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A new indicator maps and quantifies invasive alien species in the Mediterranean
22 April 2016, JRC - IES
A newly developed index identifies areas of the Mediterranean Sea which are most affected by non-native, invasive alien species introduced through the Suez Canal, by aquaculture or through shipping. The top invaders appear to be algae, according to a JRC study.
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Chernobyl 30 years on - reviewing CEH research
22 April 2016, CEH
Blog post submitted to CEH website by Prof. Nick Beresford. At 01:23 on 26th April 1986 an experiment (to test reactor safety) was started at the number 4 reactor of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in northern Ukraine (then part of the USSR).
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JRC’s food waste article selected as an ERL highlight of 2015
20 April 2016, JRC - IES
A JRC article published in August 2015 on consumer food waste in the EU has been selected as one of the 25 pioneering articles published in the recently published Environmental Research Letters (ERL) highlights of 2015.
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EVENTS

PEER scientific seminar
28 April 2016, PEER
This seminar which is being held in Berlin shall be dedicated to discussions on potential future PEER activities.
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River Thames flood in July 2007

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PEER workshop on extreme hydrological events
Extreme hydrological events workshop, 19-20 May 2015
19 May 2015, Water, CEH
The Centre for Ecology & Hydrology organised a workshop on extreme hydrological events, held in Wallingford, UK.
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