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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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Somalia: persistent drought leads to major food security crisis
21 February 2017, JRC
A failed 2016 rainy season linked to the climate phenomenon La Niña, combined with exceptionally warm sea surface temperatures in the western Pacific and eastern Indian Oceans, have led to extreme drought in the Horn of Africa and a more intense ...
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No major constraints on winter crops
20 February 2017, JRC
According to the February issue of the JRC MARS crop monitoring bulletin for Europe, this winter is finishing with no major constraints to winter crops. ...
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Recommendations for tracking marine and riverine litter in Europe
16 February 2017, JRC
The JRC has recently published two of a series of thematic reports that give recommendations and guidance on how to monitor and identify sources of litter that reach the seas, in order to help design measures to tackle marine litter....
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Natural World Heritage Sites under severe pressure from human activities
10 February 2017, JRC
The first ever global quantification of the impact of humanity on natural World Heritage sites (NWHS) finds that the vast majority of NWHS are under severe pressure from increasing human activities and forest loss. Led by an international team of ...
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Working together with Lebanon for water infrastructure and agricultural development
09 February 2017, Society, Wageningen Environmental Research (Alterra)
World Waternet, Acacia Water and Wageningen Environmental Research (Alterra) are working together to support Lebanon using Dutch water and agricultural expertise. This project is supported by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs....
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The new calculator shows how consumption contributes to nutrient pollution in the Baltic Sea
03 February 2017, Marine, SYKE
With the calculator developed by the Finnish Environment Institute and the Natural Resources Institute Finland, consumers can determine the impacts of their consumption habits on nutrient pollution in the Baltic Sea. Finland’s contribution to the ...
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Assessment of water, energy and agricultural needs for sustainable development in the Sava River Basin
03 February 2017, JRC
A new report co-authored by UNECE-JRC-KTH looking at the Sava River Basin shows that water management planning is needed in order to meet the long-term renewable energy targets....
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EU scores high in connectivity of protected areas
31 January 2017, JRC
A new indicator developed by the JRC enables, for the first time, the measurement of progress towards meeting the UN connectivity target for protected areas. The indicator shows that the objective is far from being reached at the global level. The ...
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Global flood risk to increase five-fold with a 4°C temperature rise
27 January 2017, JRC
A new JRC report looks at flood risk and economic damages under different global warming scenarios with 1.5˚C, 2˚C, and 4˚C temperature increases. It concludes that, if global temperatures rise by 4°C, the flood risk in countries representing more ...
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Underwater noise in the Baltic Sea a risk for fish and marine mammals
25 January 2017, Marine, SYKE
Underwater noise in the Baltic Sea has been measured for the first time. According to an international project co-led by the Finnish Environment Institute, the level of human-introduced underwater noise is remarkable. However, the situation varies ...
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