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Mapping the impacts of recent natural disasters and technological accidents in Europe

EEA today issues its first publication to address the impacts of natural disasters and technological accidents across Europe. The report focuses on the impacts of a range of extreme events, including floods, storms, forest fires, oil spills and mining accidents, that took place between 1998 and 2002/2003.

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Arctic faces drastic change without EU policy action

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.

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European packaging waste trends and the role of economic instruments

Text of a speech by the EEA's Executive Director, Prof. Jacqueline McGlade, at the European Voice conference 'Packaging our Futures' on 1 March 2004 in Brussels.

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Commission and EEA make public extensive information about industrial pollution in your neighbourhood

Today the European Commission and the European Environment Agency (EEA) launched the European Pollutant Emission Register (EPER), the first Europe-wide register of industrial emissions into air and water.

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