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importance of soil

Soil: How much do we value this critical resource?

The importance of soil is placed under the spotlight in this in-depth analysis by the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre (JRC)
importance of energy efficiency

Innovation in food production and the importance of energy efficiency

Håkan Sandin from and Bengt Persson from SSE-C Swedish Surplus Energy Collaboration reveal their thoughts on innovative food production, as well as the importance of energy efficiency for both the industry and community
environmental health

Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs): A continuing environmental health concern

This compelling article is written by Professor of Neurotoxicology, Pamela J. Lein, Ph.D. who is based at University of California’s Davis/School of Veterinary Medicine. The thrust of the article is that polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) are a continuing environmental health concern in today’s world Not shying away from detail, the piece...
Healthy Minor Cereals Project

From research to consumer: Demands for healthy, nutritious and innovative food

In this in-depth feature, we find out how the multidisciplinary HealthyMinorCereals project responds to consumers’ increasing demands for healthy, nutritious and innovative food A spokesperson from the HealthyMinorCereals reveals their thoughts on the demands of today’s consumers for food that is healthy, nutritious, innovative and produced sustainably. This in-depth article...
climate change adaptation

Individual solutions for each climate change adaptation challenge

In this e-book, the Climate Service Center Germany (GERICS) sets out individual solutions for climate change adaptation challenges

EUFAR promotes airborne research

EUFAR supports and develops airborne research projects to boost earth system understanding and weather prediction innovation in Europe

Using rainfall to understand climate change

The School of Civil Engineering and Geosciences at Newcastle University explains how data from rainfall can be used to help adapt to climate change

Innovine project: adapting vineyards to climate change

How can The Innovine Project help vineyard growers throughout the EU develop better quality vines in a world where climate change is a key challenge?
Ingenuity Lab tackling climate change

Embrace the possible: Tackling climate change with technology

Earth’s climate is changing, but this has been happening since its creation; to deal with anthropogenic climate change we need to embrace technology
climate adaptation information

Adapting to climate change & variability: Developing decision-relevant information

GERICS are helping to assess the impact of climate change in Germany in order to develop national and regional level climate adaptation and mitigation
Norwegian Arctic ebook Norwegian Polar Institute

The Norwegian Arctic: A rapidly changing climate

The Arctic is warming more rapidly than any other region on the planet. The northern Barents Region is a Norwegian Arctic hotspot that has changed 2-4 times faster than other parts of the Arctic during the last three decades.
LMU

Settlement Archaeology Research in Egypt & Sudan

Ancient settlements and urban sites offer the keys to more direct understanding of cultures, but they are very challenging in exploration. The ERC Across-Borders project accepts this challenge and focuses on settlement patterns in Egypt and Sudan in the 2nd Millennium BC.
Climate Mathematics

Climate Mathematics

Predicting the future with climate mathematics Carrying out experiments on the entire climate system is unfeasible. This is because of the simple fact that we have only one Earth and it is in use.
Department of Nursing & Indigenous Studies

Adapting to the Health Effects of Climate Change

The Canadian North is experiencing often-intense and rapid socio-cultural stresses from multiple pathways, including climate change and environmental changes, as well as resource extraction and development.
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Reusing glycol: A more eco-friendly alternative

We have developed a globally unique purification method whereby we purify and concentrate used glycol so that it can be reused. In this manner, we will save the Earth’s resources, since glycol is extracted from crude oil and is a non-renewable resource.
USDA

National Soil Dynamics Laboratory

Agriculture’s role in environmental issues are both large and complex, often contributing to both problems and solutions to the global environment. For example, agricultural practices have the potential to increase soil C storage which can positively influence soil quality and help mitigate the rise in atmospheric CO2.
Europen

Europen

How to move away from linear production and consumption to a circular economy – to an economic model where there is virtually no waste but more secondary raw materials that can be re-injected in a European Circular Economy.
Graz Biobank

Biobank Graz

Today, Biobank Graz is the largest academic biobank in Europe providing logistics and infrastructure and offering optimal support for research teams in collecting, processing, storing and providing human biological samples and associated data.

Alterra Wageningen

Being the global hotspot for agricultural world trade, the Metropoolregio Rotterdam – Den Haag (MRDH) holds extremely high stakes in food logistics, safety and quality. At the same time it is a place where local, regional and global agro-food processes have a great potential for generating synergy.
Biological Control of Pests Research

Biological Control of Pests Research

Pest outbreaks can be detrimental to the agriculture sector, damaging crops and plants. Outbreaks occur when the damaging species escape their natural enemy complex of parasitoids and predators. In an effort to reduce pest outbreaks, pesticides are sprayed, however they are not considered sustainable.

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