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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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Decreasing nitrogen emissions will cause relatively fast reductions of impacts on ecosystems
20 May 2015, Natural Hazards and Environmental Risks, Alterra, Wageningen UR
The negative effects of acidic deposition in Europe and North America on natural ecosystems have been reduced significantly over the past decades, but the impacts of nitrogen on ecosystems are still persistent.
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CSA Booster: climate smart solutions for agriculture
19 May 2015, Climate Change, Alterra, Wageningen UR
Climate change threatens agriculture worldwide. It impacts productivity and stability of production. Improvements in production systems and livestock breeding are mission critical and time is of the essence.
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New measure finds that specialisation could be the key to biodiversity
18 May 2015, JRC - IES
A recent peer-reviewed paper, led by the JRC, describes a new method for measuring the structure and configuration of ecological networks, which shows that nestedness in ecological networks is less common than previously thought.
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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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Nature and Urban Wellbeing: Nature-Based Solutions to Societal Challenge
18 May 2015, Biodiversity and Land Use, CEH
Nature-Based Solutions (NBS) is a rapidly emerging concept covering a range of approaches which use natural processes and species to address societal challenges. Of particular interest are solutions to problems of ecological quality and human health and wellbeing in urban environments – and their rural hinterlands – as well as reducing their global footprints. See more at: http://www.alter-net.info/outputs/conf-2015#sthash.wGl594bL.dpuf
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