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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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Renewed agreement with Greenland: DCE to provide increased environmental knowledge in the mineral resource area
02 September 2014, Biodiversity and Land Use, DCE
DCE – Danish Centre for Environment and Energy, Aarhus University, will boost the knowledge base even more and thereby its expertise in areas where Greenland needs stronger specialised advice in the form of research-based environmental consultancy regarding mineral resources.
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EFFIS supports EU firefighting assistance to Greece
27 August 2014, JRC - IES
The European Forest Fire Information System (EFFIS) is actively helping the European Commission's Emergency Response Coordination Centre (ERCC) monitor two forest fires currently raging in Greece. It forecasts that the fire danger will remain very high for the next two days, reaching extreme values by tomorrow, Thursday 28 August, but will decrease thereafter.
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High cereal yields forecast for EU-28
25 August 2014, JRC - IES
The latest MARS crop monitoring in Europe bulletin, published today, reports that overall EU-28 cereal yield forecasts for 2014 remain favourable, at the level of last year and above the average of the past five years (+6.1%). Yield prospects for grain maize are excellent at the moment, with forecast yields 11% above the level of last year and the past five years' average.
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Systems ecological perspectives on sustainability
24 September 2014, Environmental Technologies, SYKE
The first Systems ecological perspectives to sustainability conference will be held in Helsinki, Finland 24-30 September 2014. The aim of the conference is to bring together scientists and other thinkers interested in systems ecology and sustainability. (Satellite image ESA)
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Wageningen Conference on Applied Soil Science 2015
23 August 2014, Soils, Forests and Agriculture, Alterra, Wageningen UR
The second edition of the Wageningen Conference on Soil Science will address once more the importance of soil science global issues. Following the success of the First Wageningen Soil Meeting we want to continue to address these topics in a dynamic way, by top keynotes, controversial debates, inspiring workshops and master classes as well as oral and poster presentations by participants.
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