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SYKE - Finnish Environment Institute (Finland) DCE - Danish Centre for Environment and Energy, Aarhus University (Denmark) EC JRC - European Commission, Joint Research Centre IRSTEA - National Research Institute of Science and Technology for Environment and Agriculture (France) CEH - Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (United Kingdom) Wageningen Environmental Research (Alterra) UFZ - Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research (Germany) CIENS - Oslo Centre for Interdisciplinary Environmental and Social Research peer


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Securing raw materials for the future

11/20/2018, JRC

The raw materials sector is showing some encouraging signs of development and recovery, but more efforts are needed to diversify supply and increase use of secondary materials. read more


Climate change: the human and economic outlook for Europeans

11/12/2018, JRC

If warming rises more than 2°C above pre-industrial levels and no adequate adaptation measures are implemented, Europe is in danger of being exposed to more frequent and intense read more


WWF Living Planet: Interview with JRC experts

10/30/2018, JRC

wo JRC scientists discuss their contribution to the Living Planet Report 2018 published today by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF).   The WWF's Living Planet Report is a science-based read more


Reducing methane emissions can play a key-role in reducing ozone worldwide

10/30/2018, JRC

A new JRC report points to inexpensive and profitable solutions to reduce methane emissions in the energy, waste, wastewater and agriculture sectors.   - Methane is a climate read more


Protecting our oceans with the best available science

10/29/2018, JRC

This week's Our Ocean Conference in Indonesia brings together people from across the globe to drive sustainable action and innovative solutions to protect the world's oceans.   In read more


Changes in snow coverage threatens biodiversity of Arctic nature

10/26/2018, Climate Change, SYKE

Press release by Helsinki University and Finnish Environment Institute 23.10.2018. Many of the plants on northern mountains depend on the snow melting late in spring and summer. read more


Distribution of bumblebees across Europe

10/17/2018, JRC

Scientists have mapped the distribution of bumblebees in Europe and created a predictive map that can be used to monitor and mitigate bumblebee decline.   The recent decline in read more


Global hotspots for potential water disputes

10/16/2018, JRC

JRC scientists have identified the hotspots where competition over the use of shared water resources could lead to disagreements between countries.   The new study aims to read more