PEER Locations

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



Only some biodegradable plastics actually decompose rapidly in the Baltic Sea

11/20/2019, Natural Hazards and Environmental Risks, SYKE

The Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE) has studied how biodegradable and bio-based materials actually decompose in the Baltic Sea marine environment. The research programme read more


Monitoring the impacts of Xylella fastidiosa

11/12/2019, JRC

The plant bacterium Xylella fastidiosa severely damaged an estimated 6.5 million olive trees in southern Italy by 2017, and could cost the EU billions of euros in production and read more


Mapping of risk for the Sustainable Development Goals

11/08/2019, Society

New PEER Policy Brief out now   read more


Pan African Network for economic Analysis of Policies (PANAP) launched

11/06/2019, JRC

Today the African Union (AU) - European Union (EU) partnership officially launched the Pan African Network for economic Analysis of Policies (PANAP Network).   The PANAP Network read more


Estuaries, changing environments

11/04/2019, Irstea

Between rivers and oceans, estuaries provide shelter to an iconic and at times threatened biodiversity, and are therefore particularly sensitive to the impacts of global climate read more


Pesticides: Improved effect prediction of low toxicant concentrations

11/01/2019, Environment and Health, UFZ

Crustacean Daphnia magna. Photo: André Künzelmann / UFZ

Toxic substances such as pesticides can cause effects on sensitive individuals in concentrations up to ten thousand times lower than previously assumed. This was shown by read more


Four scenarios for EU agricultural production in 2040: win-win solutions are possible

10/31/2019, JRC

A recent JRC-led article compares four different policy scenarios for EU agricultural production in 2040 and their respective impacts on European environment and biodiversity.   read more


Storing renewable energy to improve consumption

10/30/2019, Irstea

Storing energy, particularly on an industrial scale, is a key advantage in the efficient use of renewable energy. Funded by the European Union, the H2020 CryoHub project has read more