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Publication EEA Report 2/2006 - Integration of environment into EU agriculture policy - the IRENA indicator-based assessment report
This report aims to provide a fair reflection of the progress, the achievements and obstacles in the integration of environmental concerns into EU agriculture policy, based on indicators developed in the IRENA operation (see Section 1.3). It also tackles limitations to successful policy implementation at Member State level, and challenges ahead.
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Publication EEA Briefing 1/2006 - Assessing environmental integration in EU agriculture
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Animation (swf) Patterns of food consumption
Located in Environmental topics Household consumption Multimedia
File text/texmacs Carbon uptake by forests
(This video has no audio.) The uptake of carbon from the atmosphere by natural vegetation, soils, forests and agricultural land ('terrestrial biosphere') is an important part of the carbon cycle. Carbon uptake by vegetation can lessen the increasing concentration of CO2 in the atmosphere and in Europe can be increased by planting forests and other land management measures. But the additional potential storage capacity for the EU in forestry and agriculture is estimated to be relatively small, and climate change may cause more fires, pests and storm damage as well as increasing water stress, particularly in the Mediterranean area. These conditions would curtail plant growth and reduce the amount of carbon stored in the biosphere. Source: EEA Report No 2/2004 "Impacts of Europe's changing climate" (published 18 Aug 2004)
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Publication EEA report 1/2006 - Using the market for cost-effective environmental policy
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Publication Agriculture and environment in EU-15 - the IRENA indicator report
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Figure Fertiliser consumption
Nitrogen, phosphate and potash fertiliser consumption per agricultural land area unit
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Figure Phosphate fertiliser consumption
Phosphate fertiliser consumption per agricultural land area unit.
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Figure Share of agricultural area (UAA) enrolled in agri-environment schemes (1998-2002)
The data include agri-environment contracts under the predecessor Regulation (EC) 2078/1992 and contracts signed in 2000-2002 under the current Regulation (EC) 1257/1999.
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Figure Trends in Polish agricultural prices 2000-2004 (Polish Zloty)
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