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



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.             


Strategic Areas

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

11.01.2024 - 01:30 PM

Alternet and PEER webinar: Science-policy interface in practice

INRAE is organizing a PEER-Alternet Science-policy interface webinar on January 11, from 1:30pm to 3pm CET. The webinar will focus on the example of a collective scientific expertise at the request of public authorities on the impacts of plant...

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


A mosaic of crops in a small valley. @CAUVIN Brigitte / INRAE
15.04.2024 - 04:49 PM

Impacts of the European Green Deal on the agrifood sector

Researchers at INRAE analysed the market and non-market impacts of the European Green Deal on the European agrifood system. Substantial positive impacts on the climate, the environment and public health require simultaneous action on agricultural...

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Flood of Saale river in Halle, Germany in June 2013 Halle /Germany (June 2013). According to the findings of the UFZ scientists, the Saale river is one of the rivers with a high flood complexity. Photo: André Künzelmann / UFZ
02.04.2024 - 03:21 PM

Land under water - what causes extreme flooding

According to UFZ researchers, the more flood driving factors there are, the more extreme a flood is.

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