Researchers

PEER members are dedicated exclusively to environmental research focusing on the interaction between man and the environment and sustainable development.

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Policymakers

PEER combines forces to follow a joint strategy in environmental sciences, to enhance ecological research and to strengthen the knowledge base for the sustainable development.             

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Strategic Areas

PEER has defined three Strategic Areas for research in our network: Biodiversity, Climate Action and Adaptation as well as Urban Environmental Sustainability.

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31.01.2023

PEER Webinar: Emerging technologies for monitoring insects

Don't miss our first webinar of 2023, providing an overview of current approaches and potential for monitoring insects through emerging technologies

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Welcome address of Mark Bailey, Director of the UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology

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31.01.2023

PEER Webinar: Emerging technologies for monitoring insects

Don't miss our first webinar of 2023, providing an overview of current approaches and potential for monitoring insects through emerging technologies

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11.01.2023

New universal JRC detection method for SARS-CoV-2

A JRC study presents a new versatile method conceived to detect present and future SARS-CoV-2 variants. All new circulating variants will be picked up more accurately in both clinical and wastewater samples.

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09.01.2023

How to write highly cited papers - online course, 15 & 16 March 2023

How to write highly cited papers - this online interactive workshop will boost your confidence and ability to write a great science paper that will be cited again and again.

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08.01.2023

Training course: Evidence Synthesis to inform policy and business decision-making

Training course on Evidence Synthesis to inform policy and business decision-making Wallingford, UK, 1 February 2023

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Giovanni Strona and Corey Bradshaw modelled how vertebrate communities might respond to climate and land use change until 2100 © EU 2022
16.12.2022

Ecosystems might lose 27% of vertebrate diversity by 2100

A new study from a European Commission scientist, Dr Giovanni Strona, and Professor Corey Bradshaw from Flinders University, Australia models how climate and land use change will drive local biodiversity loss, further weakening the resilience of...

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13.12.2022

Europe's forests increasingly under pressure from climate-driven disturbances

European forests are being increasingly affected by natural disturbances, a new ground-based observation study shows. An international team of forest scientists from Wageningen University & Research (WUR), the European Forest Institute (EFI) and 19...

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01.12.2022

SYKE Policy Brief: Enhanced utilization of wastewater nutrients

Changes are needed in water management solutions. New technologies in the treatment of wastewater and sewage sludge would enable more efficient and more contaminant-free nutrient recovery, which would enable their utilisation in food production and...

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Postdoctoral Researcher, molecular biologist Jacqueline Jerney working at the laboratory onboard research vessel Aranda. © Ilkka Lastumäki
29.11.2022

Genetic methods can be used to improve the monitoring of phytoplankton biodiversity

The Finnish Environment Institute has tested the possibilities of using a genetic method to support the Finnish marine phytoplankton monitoring. The genetic method revealed two previously undetected species and one previously undetected genus in the...

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25.11.2022

Less intensively managed grassland has greater plant diversity and better soil health

Researchers have shown for the first time that less intensively managed British grazed grasslands have on average 50% more plant species and better soil health than intensively managed grassland, including increased nitrogen and carbon levels and...

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21.11.2022

International Science Festival 2022: agriculture – food – environment

Online webinar presented by the French UN Mission to Rome on 23. Nov. 12.30-15.00 CET.

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