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Land, food, energy, water and climate are interconnected, comprising a coherent system (the ‘Nexus’), dominated by complexity and feedback. The integrated management of the Nexus is critical to secure the efficient and sustainable use of resources. Barriers to a resource efficient Europe are policy inconsistencies and incoherence, knowledge gaps, especially regarding integration methodologies and ...
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Background Some harmful chemical substances produced by industrial activities remain in the environment for a very long time once released. There, they can accumulate via the food chain and, if toxic, exert harmful effects on living organisms. These so-called persistent bio-accumulative toxic (PBT) substances can also be transported long distances from th ...
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INTENSSS-PA will support public authorities to integrate the energy theme into spatial planning and regional physical and socioeconomic landscapes. To achieve this objective INTENSS-PA will provide human and institutional capacity building to public authorities and to the wider network of private and public actors related to energy and regional planning by implementing the Living Lab concept, i.e. ...
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Mapping and assessment of ecosystems and their services (ES) are core to the EU Biodiversity (BD) Strategy. They are essential if we are to make informed decisions. Action 5 sets the requirement for an EU-wide knowledge base designed to be: a primary data source for developing Europe’s green infrastructure; resource to identify areas for ecosystem restoration; and, a baseline against which the goa ...
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"The issue of concern of the AWARE project is the anthropogenic deterioration of water ecosystems, in particular in coastal areas. The new approach proposed by the AWARE project to enhance connectivity between research and policy-making exploit the concept of integrated adaptive ecosystem management, engaging scientists, policy makers and the public (the latter including both stakeholders and lay ...
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Policies to promote sustainable consumption patterns (POPP) (POPP)

Start date: Aug 1, 2008, End date: Jul 31, 2011,

"The project aims at increasing knowledge about the impact of sustainable consumption (SC) policies on consumption patterns and on sustainability. This objective will be achieved by the following steps: A conceptual model will be developed as a framework for the whole project. Embedded in a broader overview of general SC strategies and instruments, research will focus on the need areas of food and ...
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Marine protected areas in the Eastern Baltic Sea (Baltic MPAs)

Start date: Aug 1, 2005, End date: Nov 30, 2009,

Background The Baltic Sea is a unique and fragile marine ecosystem hosting many species and habitats of European and global interest, including the Steller's Eider (Polysticta stelleri) which has its own European Species Action Plan. It is believed that the by-catch of birds and seals in fishing nets is a problem in the Baltic Sea and assumed that habitat ...
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The project aims to cover existing gap in knowledge about environment protection and in particular on the principles of the new REACH regulation (Registration, Evaluation and Authorisation of Chemicals) which will be applied from 2007. The project intends to develop training materials on REACH and methodologies regarding REACH implementation at companies and continuous training of teachers and tra ...
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