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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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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

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Mapping of risk for the Sustainable Development Goals

11/08/2019, Society

New PEER Policy Brief out now   read more

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Water footprint of EU energy consumption: 1,301 litres per person per day

10/29/2019, JRC

However, not all energy sources are equal. There are vast differences in the amount of water required to produce the same amounts of energy from different sources, especially read more