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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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Very mild winter so far
22 January 2018, JRC
According to the January issue of the JRC MARS Crop monitoring Bulletin, which was published today, the low-temperature acclimatisation of winter wheat remains delayed and weaker than usual in large regions of western, southern and central Europe because of the mild temperatures experienced so far.
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Emerging pollutants: a growing concern for our oceans
22 January 2018, JRC
The majority of chemicals on a combined list of more than 2700 potential marine contaminants are what's known as 'emerging pollutants': substances that have the potential to enter the environment and cause adverse ecological and human health effects, but are still largely unregulated and whose fate and potential effects are poorly understood.
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PEER and Euraqua renew partnership
22 January 2018, Water, PEER
On January the 23rd PEER and Euraqua (the European Network of Freshwater Research Organisations) renewed their existing Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) until January 1st 2021. The new agreement further develops collaboration in water and environmental research and policies. The agreement facilitates collaboration of mutual interest for both networks, including research project implementation, document production, facilities sharing and organizing common events.
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Conserving our biodiversity: priorities for well-connected protected areas
17 January 2018, JRC
Only one-third of the world´s countries, and half of EU Member States, currently meet global targets when it comes to the connectivity of their designated natural protected areas (PAs). While 14.7% of land around the world is covered by PAs, only 7.5% of the land of the world’s countries is covered by PAs that are connected.
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