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EEA launches Environmental Technology portal as a contribution to the EU's Environmental Technology Action Plan

A Web portal, which provides easy access to information on environmental technologies, was launched today at the HELECO '05 conference in Athens, Greece. The portal, developed and managed by the European Environment Agency, provides an entry point to information on technologies that are cleaner and more resource efficient and which can improve environmental monitoring. The portal was launched by former EU Commissioner for Environment Mr Yiannis Paleokrassas on behalf of the EU's current Environment Commissioner Stavros Dimas.

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EEA pays tribute to Bjarne Norup, Denmark's National Focal Point in Eionet

It was with deep sadness that we learned of the death early last week of Bjarne Norup, Denmark's national focal point representative to EEA's European environment information and observation network (Eionet), after a short illness.

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Kyoto target within EU's grasp if all planned measures and projects are implemented, projections show

The European Union will reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by slightly more than required under the Kyoto Protocol provided that Member States implement all the policies, measures and third-country projects they are planning and several cut emissions by more than they have to.

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Biodiversity 2010 - Video News Release

From the Mediterranean Coast to the Artic Circle, Europe is blessed with a rich heritage of biodiversity, both in terms of wild and domestic species of plants and animals. But industrialisation, intensification of agriculture and urbanisation, leading to loss of habitats, are putting Europe's biodiversity under pressure and many species are declining in number and under threat of extinction.

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Corine land cover 2000

This video news release presents Corine land cover 2000 - a multipurpose land use dataset based on satellite imaging and data input from most of the European countries, many of them members of the European Environment Agency. CLC 2000 offers a data set that is consistent across Europe and allows users to see land cover and land use changes over the past decade.

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