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Animated short film on environmental issues of EU research endeavour is available on project website: www.entracte-project.eu/film [read more]
The fourth Myfish General Assembly took place in Parc Bic, Palma de Mallorca, Spain from 24-26 March 2015. The meeting brought the Myfish consortium members together with external stakeholders to discuss the synthesis of the project’s results. Myfish is an EC FP7-funded project that aims to define an operational framework for the implementation of the Maximum Sustainable Yield (MSY) concept in European waters. [read more]
In the aftermath of the powerful earthquake that struck Nepal on Saturday 25 April, the JRC is supporting the European Commission in coordinating the EU's response through up-to-date situation reports and maps. [read more]
Abián Bentor Socorro-Leránoz, a telecommunications engineer of the NUP/UPNA-Public University of Navarre, has designed in his PhD thesis optical resonance-based biosensors for use in medical applications like, for example, the detecting of coeliac disease. Besides achieving greater resolution and sensitivity, the materials used in these devices are much cheaper and more versatile than the ones used in current technologies (gold and noble metals) so they could offer a potential alternative [read more]
Over forty representatives' organisations from the fisheries and aquaculture sector met in Reykjavik for the launching of the PrimeFish project (H2020). Read the project highligths from the interview with the Coordinator Mr. Guðmundur Stefánsson. [read more]
The European project LIFE REGEN FARMING, led by the Basque Institute for Agricultural Research and Development NEIKER-Tecnalia, is seeking to produce healthier, more fertile pastures that offer greater plant biodiversity. The initiative sets out to identify, demonstrate and transfer best practices in meadow management and to propose that stockbreeders and farmers adopt regenerative agricultural techniques allowing the soil to be managed more effectively and sustainably. [read more]
Forest fires are not necessarily becoming more frequent, but they could become increasingly severe, say EU-funded scientists. Forest management strategies must evolve in line with the changes that are compounding the risk of blazes across large areas. [read more]
This week CORDIS Express explores some of the latest trends in Big Data research. [read more]
European Commission - Statement Brussels, 24 April 2015 On World Malaria Day, Neven Mimica, EU Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, Vytenis Andriukaitis, EU Commissioner for Health & Food Safety and Carlos Moedas, EU Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation highlight a persistent global health threat that must not be... [read more]
The city of Riga, Latvia, is implementing personalised travel planning (PTP) aimed to affect a behaviour changeaway from private cars to sustainable modes such as cycling, walking and public transport. The target audience in phase 1was households in two neighbourhoods and public events, but it was public events which proved much more successful as ameans to engage people.In Riga, when trying to influence behavioural habits, events provided an open and friendly environment eliciting positiveresults, compared to the less effective on-the-doorstep approach to households. [read more]