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Monday, 26 June 2017

Forest study helps Europe prepare for climate change

Picture of the forestAn EU-funded project tracked tree growth and carbon emissions in forests across Europe and South Africa, drawing lessons for the sustainable management of Europe's more temperate, but warming, forests. Read more

Thursday, 22 June 2017

From farm to flight

Picture of a green fuel canister among other canistersBiofuels for aviation face numerous challenges in the journey from farm to flight. An EU-funded project has successfully demonstrated via test flights how biofuel can enter the aviation supply chain as a greener alternative to fossil fuels. Thousands of passengers have already taken flight on biofuel. Read more

Wednesday, 21 June 2017

Faster, greener chemicals production

Picture of eco chemicals on the grassGreen chemistry is helping industry produce widely-used industrial chemicals more efficiently and with lower impacts on the environment. An EU-funded project has developed nitrogen fixation and hydrogenation processes that are faster, more productive and less polluting than current methods. Read more

Monday, 19 June 2017

New sustainable indicators to protect fish stocks and economy

Picture of a fishing boat on the seaEU-funded researchers have developed new indicators to determine fisheries' maximum sustainable yields that fully respect ecological, economic and social sustainability. These indicators will feed into Europe's fisheries management plans for all regions. Read more

Friday, 16 June 2017

Innovative solutions to solve city water shortages

Picture of a pipe with water spilling out of it on a handThe rise in the number of people living in cities - predicted to reach 80 % by 2020 - coupled with climate change is straining Europe's water supplies. An EU-funded project has demonstrated innovative technologies and approaches to tackle water scarcity. Read more

Tuesday, 13 June 2017

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