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Highlight Biodiversity indicators SEBI 2010 among the 'best ideas to save nature' — 17 Jun 2008
SEBI 2010 (Streamlining European 2010 Biodiversity Indicators) has received an award from the Spanish magazine 'Red Life' and the Fundación Caja Rural del Sur as 'one of 10 best ideas to save nature in 2008'. The European Environment Agency is coordinating this pan-European initiative to measure and help achieve progress towards the target of halting biodiversity loss by 2010.
Highlight Sharing environmental information to improve policy — 21 Feb 2008
Public authorities across Europe collect a vast range of environmental data but different practices of classification and reporting make it difficult to access them and use them for cross-border analyses.
Highlight Pascal source code New website connects European EPAs — 18 Dec 2007
A new website connecting environmental protection agencies (EPA) across Europe has been launched with the support of the European Environment Agency (EEA) today.
Highlight chemical/x-pdb No 'one size fits all' solution for European municipal waste management — 22 Oct 2007
Waste management strategies must be customised to individual national conditions if they are to prove effective, according to a new EEA brochure released today. The brochure, 'The road from landfilling to recycling: common destination, different routes' is accompanied by a set of online national factsheets on waste management covering the EU-25.
Press Release Ministers must join forces to achieve a healthy environment for the pan-European region — 10 Oct 2007
Environmental policy across the pan-European region is hampered by gaps in information and implementation according to a new European Environment Agency (EEA) report, released today.
Highlight Counting down to Belgrade — 25 Sep 2007
The countdown to the Sixth 'Environment for Europe' Ministerial Conference has started. The conference, taking place from 10–12 October 2007 in Belgrade, Serbia, is organised by the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE). The launch of the EEA report 'Europe's environment — The fourth assessment' will be a key event on the first day. The report assesses environmental progress in 53 countries — an area with a total population of more than 870 million people.
Highlight text/texmacs St Andrews Prize for the Environment 2008 still open to entrants — 12 Sep 2007
The St Andrews Prize for the Environment is still accepting applications for its 2008 annual prize worth $ 50 000. The prize, which is one of the biggest environmental prizes worldwide, celebrates its 10th anniversary next year.
Highlight D source code Agency's new eco-management ideas appreciated — 22 Aug 2007
The European Environment Agency has successfully passed the Eco-Management and Audit Scheme for the third consecutive year. The EEA was the first EU body to gain registration under EMAS. In 2004, the Agency introduced its own environmental management system to make sure it continued improving its environmental performance.
Highlight D source code European environmental technology atlas launched — 02 Jun 2007
A web-based navigation tool, the environmental technology atlas, was presented today during the EU informal council meeting in Essen, Germany.
Highlight text/texmacs EEA offsets emissions by funding 'Gold Standard' carbon projects — 19 Apr 2007
Setting a trend in the way organisations deal with their carbon footprints, the European Environment Agency has introduced its own carbon offsetting scheme. The Agency bought EUR 13 500 carbon offsets corresponding to 673 tonnes of CO2 emissions for its air travel in 2006. This sum covers both air travel of staff attending meetings and conferences outside Denmark and invited guests coming to the Agency.
Highlight chemical/x-pdb Green tax reform can boost eco-innovation and employment — 19 Mar 2007
A gradual shift of today’s taxes away from personal income and capital towards taxes on consumption, pollution, and inefficient use of energy and resources can boost employment, eco-innovation and protect the environment. This is the message Jacqueline McGlade, Executive Director of the European Environment Agency, will deliver today at Brussels Tax Forum 2007.
Highlight EEA reaches European environmental management award finals — 16 Nov 2006
The European Environment Agency was pipped at the post for the 2006 European EMAS Award in Athens on 13 November. The Agency qualified for the European finals ceremony after receiving the Danish national prize for the best EMAS communication by a medium-sized enterprise.
Highlight Octet Stream EEA member countries delivering more environmental data — 23 Oct 2006
Latvia and Austria topped the list for delivering environmental data to the European Environment Agency (EEA), followed by Sweden, Bulgaria and Slovakia, according to a new report released today. Overall performance by countries was up by 5 % compared to the previous reporting cycle. Many of the new EU Member States performed particularly well.
Highlight The road from Dobříš to Belgrade — 13 Sep 2006
This September the EEA celebrates the 11th anniversary of the publication of 'The Dobříš Assessment', the first Pan-European report on the state of the environment.
Press Release Europe's energy policies must be environmentally sound — 27 Jun 2006
Europe requires an integrated policy framework balancing the goals of energy security and competitiveness with environment policy, says a new report released today by the European Environment Agency (EEA), based in Copenhagen.
Press Release CAP needs to be more targeted for better environmental effectiveness — 21 Mar 2006
Environmental efforts pursued through the Common Agriculture Policy (CAP) need to be better targeted geographically to maximise their effectiveness according to a new report from the European Environment Agency (EEA), based in Copenhagen.
Press Release Europe feels the heat as climate change tops the list of environmental challenges — 29 Nov 2005
Policy makers, businesses and individuals must act now on a range of environmental matters or pay a heavy price later
Highlight EPA network calls for greater environmental regulation — 17 Nov 2005
Good environmental regulation in Europe can support a clean, competitive economy and a healthy environment in which to work and live, according to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) network's first joint paper, launched today.
Press Release Europe's environmental future demands more action in key sectors — 11 Sep 2005
Policy makers must better integrate environmental issues across EU policies
Press Release EEA unveils first digital map of Europe's changing landscapes — 17 Nov 2004
The first digital map of the multiple changes that have occurred in Europe's landscapes since 1990 was unveiled today, enabling policy-makers to draw lessons from how their decisions in areas such as agriculture and transport are impacting on the region's finite land resources and the wider environment.
Press Release C source code Arctic faces drastic change without EU policy action — 15 Mar 2004
The Arctic's unique environment and indigenous peoples are under increasing threat from industrial activities and the region is likely to change drastically unless decision-makers in the European Union and elsewhere address the challenges seriously.
Press Release Environmental scientist appointed to lead European Environment Agency — 26 Feb 2003
Professor Jacqueline McGlade, an environmental scientist active across a broad spectrum of the life sciences, is to be the next Executive Director of the European Environment Agency (EEA), the main European-level provider of environmental information to policy makers and the public.
Press Release EEA draws key lessons from history on using precaution in policy-making — 10 Jan 2002
Press Release Environmental signals 2001 — 29 May 2001
Latest environmental signals highlight Europe's public policy challenge.

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