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Public procurements are leverage in circular economy
21 June 2017, Society, SYKE
Municipalities would achieve significant cost savings and increase their material efficiency if new raw materials were to be replaced with recycled and reusable ones or if industrial co-products were used. This is a conclusion of the project funded ...
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Coastal spatial planning forms the basis for sustainable business activities
21 June 2017, Biodiversity and Land Use, SYKE
The planning of coastal spatial management enables account to be taken of the effects of land-sea activities on coastal nature and local business activities. The objective of such planning is to examine all human activities affecting coastal areas ...
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Significant blue-green algae blooms possible in Finnish marine areas during 2017 summer
01 June 2017, Marine, SYKE
The risk for vast blue-green algae blooms in the Gulf of Finland is greater than during previous years. The exceptional nutritional conditions are caused partially by major Baltic inflows from the North Sea in 2014 and 2016, which allowed the ...
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Increased worldwide greening found to mitigate regional temperature differences
29 May 2017, JRC
A JRC-led article recently published in 'Science' finds that the increase in global vegetation density has had substantial climate impacts in recent decades, with a warming effect in cold areas, and a cooling effect in warm areas. The findings ...
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Environmental heritage paper honoured with international award
26 May 2017, JRC
An international study warning of how World Heritage Sites are being damaged by human activities, of which the JRC was a co-author, has won a prestigious international award for scientific publishing....
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Dry and cold weather affects yield outlook
22 May 2017, JRC
Yield forecasts for winter crops – published today in the May issue of the JRC MARS crop monitoring Bulletin for Europe - were revised downwards by 2-3% at EU level compared to the April Bulletin. The yield forecast for spring barley and rapeseed is ...
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Corridors that can save jaguars
19 May 2017, JRC
A new study has assessed and provided management recommendations for the main corridors linking the few remaining jaguar populations in northern Argentina, in the southernmost part of the range of this emblematic species in America. The study was ...
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How Essential Biodiversity Variables and remote sensing can help national biodiversity monitoring
15 May 2017, Biodiversity and Land Use, SYKE
Essential Biodiversity Variables (EBVs) have been suggested to harmonize biodiversity monitoring worldwide. Vihervaara, P. et al. studied how well Finland’s current biodiversity state indicators correspond with EBVs, and how national biodiversity ...
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The science, policy and practice of nature-based solutions
15 May 2017, Society, SYKE
A scientific paper on so-called Nature-Based Solutions has been produced in the ALTER-Net (Europe's Ecosystem Research Network). Such solutions to societal problems are currently being actively pursued e.g. by the European Commission, but the ...
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Integrating nitrous oxide emissions to inform climate-smart agriculture
15 May 2017, JRC
In a recently published article, JRC scientists describe a new model framework that extends a large-scale soil survey to include nitrous oxide (N2O) emissions, in order to provide an independent instrument in support to policies oriented towards ...
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