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Indicator Assessment Oxygen consuming substances in rivers (CSI 019/WAT 002) - Assessment published Feb 2015
Concentrations of biochemical oxygen demand (BOD) and total ammonium have decreased in European rivers in the period 1992 to 2012 (Fig. 1), mainly due to general improvement in waste water treatment.
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Indicator Assessment Nutrients in freshwater (CSI 020/WAT 003) - Assessment published Feb 2015
Since 2005, average nitrate concentrations in European groundwater have declined and in 2011, the mean concentration had almost returned to the 1992 level. The average nitrate concentration in European rivers declined by 0.03 milligrams per liter of nitrogen (mg N/l) (0.8%) per year over the period 1992 to 2012. The decline in nitrate concentration reflects the effect of measures to reduce agricultural inputs of nitrate, as well as improvements in wastewater treatment. Average orthophosphate concentration in European rivers has decreased markedly over the last two decades (0.003 milligrams per liter of phosphorous (mg P/l) or 2.1% per year). Also, average lake phosphorus concentration decreased over the period 1992-2012 (0.0004 mg P/l, or 0.8% per year). The decrease in phosphorus concentration reflects both improvements in wastewater treatment and the reduction of phosphorus in detergents.
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Indicator Assessment Passenger transport demand (CSI 035/TERM 012) - Assessment published Dec 2014
Passenger transport demand in the EU-28 decreased by nearly 1.5 % between 2011 and 2012, following a slight downward trend since its peak in 2009, broken only by a 1 % increase in 2011. Car passenger travel remains the dominant mode, with a share well above 70 %. Air transport grew by 10 % in 2011, but stabilised in 2012. However, it retained its pre-crisis modal share (9 %). Rail passengers’ share has grown slightly in recent years, and accounted for 7 % in 2012, after the slight increase in the last two years (2011 and 2012). Land passenger transport demand in non-EU-28 countries kept  growing overall in 2012, with a 1.7 % growth in Iceland, and 1.5 % in Switzerland. Norwegian land transport demand figures remain stable, with car and rail demand growth (1.3 % and 3.6 % respectively) offsetting a 20.2 % loss in rail. The quick deterioration of rail passenger transport in Turkey (-22 % in 2012) was accompanied by a significant increase (6.2 % in 2012) in total land transport demand, sustained by a 10.5 % growth in car travel. It is worth noting that, according to Eurocontrol (Eurocontrol, 2014), Turkey is also the main driver of air passenger traffic growth in the European skies.
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File Decreasing stocks of natural resources — global megatrend 8
Located in The European environment — state and outlook 2015 Global megatrends SOER 2010 — assessment of global megatrends
File Disease burdens and the risk of new pandemics — global megatrend 3
Located in The European environment — state and outlook 2015 Global megatrends SOER 2010 — assessment of global megatrends
File Environmental regulation and governance: increasing fragmentation and convergence — global megatrend 11
Located in The European environment — state and outlook 2015 Global megatrends SOER 2010 — assessment of global megatrends
File Increasing environmental pollution load — global megatrend 10
Located in The European environment — state and outlook 2015 Global megatrends SOER 2010 — assessment of global megatrends
File Continued economic growth? — global megatrend 5
Located in The European environment — state and outlook 2015 Global megatrends SOER 2010 — assessment of global megatrends
File D source code Living in an urban world — global megatrend 2
Located in The European environment — state and outlook 2015 Global megatrends SOER 2010 — assessment of global megatrends
File Increasing global divergence in population trends — global megatrend 1
Located in The European environment — state and outlook 2015 Global megatrends SOER 2010 — assessment of global megatrends
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