Once again the European Commission will take part in Ecomondo, the annual trade fair for the green and circular economy. The expo will take place in Rimini, Italy from 5 to 8 November 2019. It will bring together all sectors of the circular economy, from material and energy recovery to sustainable development.
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LIFE and our oceans: addressing threats, managing opportunitiesOur oceans are a precious resource facing threats from unsustainable use, pollution and climate change. LIFE supports projects which are working to mitigate these damages and to achieve a sustainable future for marine habitats and marine life.
Backed by real-time data, farmers are replacing pesticides with pollinator-supporting cropsLIFE AGROINTEGRA, winner of the 2019 LIFE awards, showed that integrated pest management is a viable alternative to chemical pesticides on farms. It ran trials with farmers in Navarre in Spain, where natural predators, bio-insecticides, cover crops and other methods enabled a 45% reduction in pesticides used on fruit trees, vineyards and vegetables.
One-to-EU Meetings at ECOMONDO: book your slot today!The European Commission will take part once again in Ecomondo. The annual trade fair for the green and circular economy will take place in Rimini, Italy, from 5 to 8 November 2019.