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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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Handbook of Zambian mushrooms gaining international recognition
20 June 2016, Biodiversity and Land Use, SYKE
Mycologists Marja Härkönen, Tuomo Niemelä and Heikki Kotiranta along with their Zambian colleague Keddy Mbindo and British colleague Graham Piearce have published a guidebook on Zambian mushrooms, entitled Zambian mushrooms and mycology. Being the ...
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Fairly good crop yield outlook for the EU-28
20 June 2016, JRC - IES
The latest MARS crop monitoring bulletin, published today, reports that crop yield prospects at the EU-28 level remain clearly above the five-year average. Crop-growing conditions in Spain are excellent, but are less positive in western Europe....
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Soil quality key for future food security, better data is vital
20 June 2016, JRC - IES
Future food security depends on a variety of factors - but better soil data could substantially help improve projections of future crop yields, a new study shows....
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New operative system for managing the water balance of mines
17 June 2016, Water, SYKE
A new tool has been developed for predicting and managing the water balance of mines, and to produce forecasts for mining operators. This tool, which is based on SYKE’s Watershed simulation and forecast system (WSFS), allows mining operators to ...
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Towards Cleaner Air – new report on transboundary air pollution
17 June 2016, Atmosphere, SYKE
SYKE experts have taken part in compiling the new UNECE report on transboundary air pollution. Emissions have declined in Europe and North America, thanks to effective pollution measures. In Europe average life expectancy has risen by one year and ...
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STACCATO: New research collaboration in Europe to work towards sustainable agriculture
14 June 2016, Biodiversity and Land Use, UFZ
The primary mission of the new BiodivERsA project "STACCATO" is to advance the long-term sustainable development of land use systems against risks of global change. The research initiative - coordinated by the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental ...
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JRC and IFPRI join efforts on food security and nutrition for vulnerable communities
14 June 2016, JRC - IES
The JRC and the US-based International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) have signed a collaborative research arrangement on building up the resilience of vulnerable and poor populations, and improving the livelihood of smallholder farmers in ...
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JRC contributes to OECD report on the Economic Consequences of Outdoor Air Pollution
13 June 2016, JRC - IES
This report, published on 9 June 2016, is part of the CIRCLE project on “Costs of Inaction and Resource scarcity: consequences for Long-term Economic growth”, which seeks to take into account the feedbacks from environmental pressures and resource ...
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Ocean acidification exacerbated by emissions from ships on major shipping routes
08 June 2016, JRC - IES
The theme of the 2016 World Oceans Day celebrated on 8 June is “Healthy Oceans, Healthy Planet". The day coincides with the official publication of a new JRC study simulating the impact of SO2 emissions from ships on ocean acidification....
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Considerable risk of blue-green algal blooms in some of Finland's sea areas in the summer of 2016
03 June 2016, Marine, SYKE
According to the estimate of the Finnish Environment Institute’s Marine Research Centre, this year the risk of blue-green algal blooms is considerable in a large part of the Gulf of Finland, the Finnish Archipelago Sea and the northern part of the ...
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