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Publication Soil resource efficiency in urbanised areas - analytical framework and implications for governance
In this report, we have explored the notion of soil as an integral part of ecosystems and natural capital, and thus focused on the stock of the soil resource and the flows of valuable goods and services that can be derived from this stock. The concept of natural capital recognises soil as an asset that is of use and benefit to society (also called a 'productive' asset). Putting soil within the framework of the land system allows a connection to be made with governance, including soil resource efficiency.
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Highlight Europe’s grasslands, woodlands, and marine areas face increased threats
Europe’s ecosystems face increasing pressure to stay healthy amid rising pollution, overexploitation, urban sprawl and the effects of climate change. These are the findings of a European Environment Agency (EEA) report published today which takes stock of the condition of Europe’s ecosystems.
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Highlight Picture2050: and the winners are…
What comes to your mind when you think of nature, economy and well-being? This was the question the European Environment Agency’s (EEA) photography competition Picture2050 asked Europeans. An external jury and the public selected the five winning entries among hundreds submitted from across Europe. Take a look at the winners.
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Data Visualization Share of the value of forest resources to total natural capital value
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Publication chemical/x-pdb European ecosystem assessment — concept, data, and implementation
Contribution to Target 2 Action 5 Mapping and Assessment of Ecosystems and their Services (MAES) of the EU Biodiversity Strategy to 2020
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Highlight Picture2050: new photo competition now open for submissions
What comes to your mind when you think of nature, economy and well-being? The European Environment Agency (EEA) invites you to share your views and observations of Europe’s environment in a photography competition ‘Picture2050 – Living well, within the limits of our planet’.
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Press Release Europe's environment 2015: Future prosperity depends on bolder steps in policy, knowledge, investments and innovation
Europe's environment and climate policies have delivered substantial benefits, improving the environment and quality of life, while driving innovation, job creation and growth. Despite these gains, Europe still faces a range of persistent and growing environmental challenges. Addressing them will require fundamental changes in the systems of production and consumption that are the root cause of environmental problems.
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Briefing Natural capital and ecosystem services
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Highlight Abundant 'natural capital' in Europe's faraway lands
From tropical islands to icy tundra, European Union overseas entities are rich in 'natural capital'. Many of these areas have highly productive land and seas, and a huge diversity of ecosystems; collectively they are home to an astounding number of globally significant species.
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Publication EU Overseas entities and their natural capital
Six European Union Member States have links to 34 Outermost Regions (ORs) and Overseas Countries and Territories (OCTs). This briefing looks at the ways people and their economies in these far-flung regions both depend on and affect ecosystems.
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