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

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Two new nature conservation areas to Russia near the Finnish border
15 January 2018, Biodiversity and Land Use, SYKE
At the end of the Year of the Environment 2017 Russia decided to establish a new National Park in the Lake Ladoga archipelago and a new Nature Park on the islands of the Eastern Gulf of Finland and the surrounding waters. Both of these conservation areas have a counterpart on the Finnish side of the border.
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Tiny polyps save corals from predators and disease
22 December 2017, JRC
Corals may have unexpected allies in improving their health and resilience. In a new study published today in Proceedings of the Royal Society, the scientists show how tiny hydrozoans, polyps smaller than one millimetre and commonly found in dense colonies on the surface of hard corals, may play a role in keeping corals safe and healthy.
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JRC contribution to the EU Agricultural Outlook
21 December 2017, JRC
The EU Agricultural Outlook, published on Monday 18 December, presents the EU's annual projections of agricultural commodity markets to 2030 and stresses the importance of environmental and climate change constraints.
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Science for an evolved Common Agricultural Policy
18 December 2017
A positive future for food and farming with a strong EU agri-food sector also depends on an effective Common Agricultural Policy (CAP).
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