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Water purification by Mother Nature and its benefits for society
04 January 2017, JRC
Water for drinking, home and public use, as well as for agriculture and industry is provided for free by Mother Nature or, as scientists and policy-makers put it, by ecosystem services. A study led by the JRC puts the benefits of this "free" service ...
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River basin management plans can be legally effective
29 December 2016, Water, SYKE
The river basin management plan (RBMP) established by the Water Framework Directive (WFD, 2000/60/EC) has the potential to be a legally effective document. In Finland the RBMP is legally effective in the discretion of permits, but not when setting ...
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JRC launches collaborative doctoral partnerships
20 December 2016, JRC
The importance of science-based evidence for policy making is increasingly recognised by the decision makers and finds resonance in academia. To enhance the science-policy interface, the JRC is launching a new Collaborative Doctoral Partnership ...
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Delayed hardening of crops in large parts of Europe
19 December 2016, JRC
The latest MARS crop monitoring in Europe bulletin, published today, finds that hardening of winter cereals is delayed in much of Europe, which could leave them vulnerable to frost damage....
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Medium-term projections for the EU's agricultural commodities in a resource-constrained world
09 December 2016, JRC
JRC expertise in modelling has fed into the latest annual issue of the Commission's Agricultural Outlook for the next decade. Compiled by the Directorate-General for Agriculture and Rural Development, the Outlook is based on a specific set of ...
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Mapping long-term global surface water occurrence
07 December 2016, JRC
In an article published in Nature on 7 December 2016, JRC scientists describe how, in collaboration with Google, they have quantified changes in global surface waters and created interactive maps which highlight the changes in the Earth's surface ...
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Making Earth observation intelligence a handy tool for European citizens
07 December 2016, JRC
Thirty environmental and social innovative apps were presented on 6 December in Brussels as a result of MyGEOSS; a project to develop smart applications using open data from Global Earth Observation System of Systems (GEOSS)....
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Global CO2 emissions from fossil fuels and industrial processes stall
06 December 2016, JRC
In 2015, global CO2 emissions from fossil fuel combustion and industrial processes have stalled, confirming the slowdown trend observed since 2012. It is a result of structural changes in the global economy, global energy efficiency improvements and ...
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JRC supports the EU Delegation at major biodiversity conference
06 December 2016, JRC
The 13th Conference of the Parties (COP 13) to the United Nations’ (UN) Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) is taking place from 4 to 17 December in Cancun, Mexico. This two-week meeting brings together the international community, including ...
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New mapping tool shows where the elderly may be vulnerable to climate change
05 December 2016, Climate Change, SYKE
The population of Finland is projected to age significantly in future decades. Over the same period, the Finnish climate is expected to become warmer, leading to changes in the number and severity of extreme weather events that could have important ...
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