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on the environment

Key message 5 — SOER synthesis

SOER Message (Deprecated) Last modified 17 Nov 2011, 04:48 PM
Environment, health and quality of life — Water and air pollution have declined but not enough to achieve good ecological quality in all water bodies or to ensure good air quality in all urban areas. Widespread exposure to multiple pollutants and chemicals and concerns about long-term damage to human health together imply the need for more large-scale pollution prevention programmes and the use of precautionary approaches.

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