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Same directive, different quality standards for EU rivers
24 April 2017, Society, DCE
New study shows significant differences i EU member states environmental quality standards for pollution in rivers. Under the Water Framework Directive of the European Union (EU), member states are to establish national environmental quality ...
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Mangrove restoration at Spaans Lagoen, Aruba
10 April 2017, Biodiversity and Land Use, Wageningen Environmental Research (Alterra)
Recently work on mangrove restoration begins at Spaans Lagoen, Aruba, an internationally important wetland designated as a Ramsar site. WEnR have been involved since 2015 in giving advice to the Government of Aruba in relation to the impacts of a ...
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Finnish research institutes planning centre in Chile to develop quality of environmental measurements
07 April 2017, Natural Hazards and Environmental Risks, SYKE
An international project has been launched at the Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE) to plan a national Center for Environmental Reference in Chile together with the Finnish Meteorological Institute and VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland ...
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HINKU municipalities reduce climate emissions by nearly a third in eight years
05 April 2017, Climate Change, SYKE
Emissions from municipalities in the Carbon Neutral Municipalities (HINKU) network declined by an average 29 percent in 2007 - 2015. The greatest decreases in emissions were in the municipality of Ii (50%), Kitee and Lieksa (36%) as well as Lohja ...
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Saving our heritage, our future: The worrying state of Mediterranean fish stocks
03 April 2017, JRC
Fish stocks in the Mediterranean Sea are deteriorating at an alarming rate. A recent analysis shows that 93% of the assessed fish stocks are overexploited, and a number of them are on the verge of depletion. In addition, the Mediterranean Sea has ...
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New global report on food crisis offers benchmark for action needed to avoid future disasters
31 March 2017, JRC
Despite international efforts to address food insecurity, around 108 million people in the world were severely food insecure in 2016, a dramatic increase compared with 80 million in 2015, according to a new global report on food crises released in ...
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Calculating the potential impacts of Ecological Focus Areas on biodiversity and ecosystem services
30 March 2017, JRC
A new JRC Technical Report explores the potential impact of the implementation of Ecological Focus Areas (EFAs) on the environment....
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Crop monitoring bulletins for Europe and the European neighbourhood published
28 March 2017, JRC
The latest JRC MARS Crop monitoring bulletins for Europe and the European neighbourhood (part of the global outlook 2017 series covering North Africa and, for the first time, Turkey and Ukraine) were published yesterday, 27 March 2017....
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SETAC Europe: 2,000 scientists discuss cutting-edge research in environmental toxicology and chemistry
28 March 2017, Natural Hazards and Environmental Risks, Wageningen Environmental Research (Alterra)
The Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) Europe 27th Annual Meeting will draw 2,000 scientists from more than 60 countries from the Americas to Asia from 7–11 May to Brussels, Belgium, to discuss the latest research in ...
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Geese begin to threaten nature, agriculture and air traffic
27 March 2017, Natural Hazards and Environmental Risks, DCE
Many parts of Europe are beginning to experience an annual biological 'invasion' from the air in recent years. This ‘invasion’ is beginning to pose new challenges to air traffic, nature conservation and agriculture as the numbers of some ...
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