Nitrogen surplus, 1997
Created 12 Nov 2009
Published 12 Nov 2009
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Nitrogen surpluses from agriculture are not falling
More than 95% of the total surplus is at levels likely to contribute to nitrate contamination in water and thus to eutrophication. A quarter of total amount of nitrogen surplus originates from less than 10% of the regions.
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The European Environment - State and Outlook 2015. The EEA is an official agency of the EU, tasked with providing information on Europe’s environment.
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