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Briefing Agriculture
Located in SOER 2015 — The European environment — state and outlook 2015 European briefings
Highlight Not just dirt: the importance of soil
Soil is connected to almost all aspects of our lives, yet we often take it for granted. To mark the International Day of Soil on December 5, we interviewed several project managers at the European Environment Agency (EEA) about this precious resource.
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Highlight chemical/x-pdb Competing demands on Europe's environment undermining human well-being
Meeting European demands for food, water, energy and housing exerts major pressures on the environment, indirectly affecting human health and well-being. To reduce the impact of Europe's resource use, a new assessment from the European Environment Agency (EEA) reflects on integrating different policy areas and improved spatial planning.
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Highlight Populations of grassland butterflies decline almost 50 % over two decades
Grassland butterflies have declined dramatically between 1990 and 2011. This has been caused by intensifying agriculture and a failure to properly manage grassland ecosystems, according to a report from the European Environment Agency (EEA).
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Highlight Invasive alien species: a growing problem for environment and health
Invasive alien species pose greater risks than previously thought for biodiversity, human health and economies, according to two new reports from the European Environment Agency (EEA).
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Located in The Environmental Atlas Environmental Atlas of Europe Natural cork
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Located in The Environmental Atlas Environmental Atlas of Europe Carbon farmers
File Natural cork: Environmental Atlas of Europe — Spain
The production of high-quality oak cork, one of the main economic activities at this farm in southern Andalusia, is supported by a number of projects which aim to conserve the local habitat and highlight the importance of its natural attributes for present and future generations. The Foundation is committed to a variety of projects focusing on the protection of the ecosystem and natural resources and the conservation of native plants and animals.
Located in The Environmental Atlas Natural cork Video
Publication application/x-troff-ms 10 messages for 2010 - Agricultural ecosystems
Within the framework of the CAP, the last 50 years have seen increasing attention to biodiversity, but without clear benefits so far. With agriculture covering about half of EU land area, Europe's biodiversity is linked inextricably to agricultural practices, creating valuable agro-ecosystems across the whole of Europe.
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Publication EEA Signals 2010 - Biodiversity, climate change and you
Signals takes us on a journey, following the course of water from the glaciers of the Alps to the permafrost of the Arctic and the delta of the Ganges. We travel to familiar and far-flung places, looking at how we can rebuild our relationships with the crucial elements of everyday life— water, soil, air — and the animals and plants that make up the tapestry of life on Earth.
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