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Plant Health: prioritising the fight against 20 quarantine plant pests on the EU territory

10/11/2019, JRC

Following a new methodology, the JRC assessed a list of quarantine pests for their potential economic, social and environmental impact on EU agriculture and forestry. read more


Future supply of raw materials must not repeat the sustainability problems of the past

10/08/2019, JRC

Raw materials play a fundamental role in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), but their production and consumption can also have negative impacts. read more


Food, feed, fibres, fuels. Enough biomass for a sustainable bioeconomy?

10/07/2019, Biodiversity and Land Use, JRC

JRC data reveals a growing demand for biomass in the EU, mostly associated with rising use of bioenergy. read more


SYKE Policy Brief: Quantitative goals need to be set for reducing use of raw materials

09/30/2019, SYKE

A circular economy makes it possible to significantly reduce the consumption of raw materials. The advancement of a circular economy requires ambitious quantitative goals for the read more


World Water Quality Alliance launched to tackle global water crisis

09/24/2019, JRC

The UN Environment Programme (UNEP) and the Joint Research Centre (JRC) of the European Commission launched the World Water Quality Alliance (WWQA) in Ispra, Italy, last week. read more


Independent Group of Scientists: The state of global sustainable development is serious, solutions exist

09/11/2019, Climate Change, SYKE

The Independent Group of Scientists appointed by the UN has assessed the state of global sustainable development as worrying. Although positive developments can be found in the read more


Recent monitoring results: Areas suffering from oxygen depletion in the Gulf of Finland have increased from last summer

09/06/2019, Marine, SYKE

In the Gulf of Finland, the areas suffering from oxygen depletion have expanded from last summer. The anoxic areas and areas with very low oxygen in the Baltic Proper are read more


eLTER RI takes the next big step

09/02/2019, Biodiversity and Land Use, UFZ

Quantifying gas exchange of various tree species / SMEAR II, Hyytiälä Forestry Station, University of Helsinki (Finland) Photo: Juho Aalto

The European Commission approves funding for the preparation of the European Long-Term Ecosystem Research Infrastructure read more