Part B - Emerging lessons from ecosystems
It considers, like its predecessor, the issues of scientific evidence as the basis for action/inaction, the multiple, often complex factors and feedback loops in play, many of which are not fully understood, as well as the interfaces between science, policy and society and how all actors can move together towards necessary actions in the context of heightened systemic risks, and substantial unknowns.
Part B - Emerging lessons from ecosystems contains the following chapters:
- Booster biocide antifoulants: is history repeating itself?
Andrew R. G. Price and James W. Readman
- Ethinyl oestradiol in the aquatic environment
Susan Jobling and Richard Owen
- Climate change: science and the precautionary principle
Hartmut Grassl and Bert Metz
- Floods: lessons about early warning systems
Zbigniew W. Kundzewicz
- Seed‑dressing systemic insecticides and honeybees
Laura Maxim and Jeroen van der Sluijs
See also: additional debate between Bayer CropScience and authors of this chapter
- Ecosystems and managing the dynamics of change
Jacqueline McGlade and Sybille van den Hove
For references, please go to www.eea.europa.eu/soer or scan the QR code.
This briefing is part of the EEA's report 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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