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The EU aquaculture sector reached €4.1 billion in turnover in 2018, according to a new JRC report. However, the report estimates that the coronavirus pandemic hit the sector by decreasing income sources and increasing costs.
May 06 2021
Globally, aquaculture – farmed fish, shellfish and aquatic plants – recently surpassed wild capture fisheries as the main source of all the seafood we eat.
A damaged heavy oil tank in Haramachi Thermal Power Plant, June 2011.
May 04 2021
According to a JRC study, the Black Swan metaphor is overused for technological accidents in general and for those caused by natural hazards in particular. The study identifies their possible causes and discussed effective strategies to manage extreme risks.
Wastewater is an efficient and cheap  tool to monitor the ‘health’ of the population.
Apr 29 2021
A JRC report describes the development of a Europe-wide wastewater surveillance system for tracking SARS-CoV-2.
New genomic techniques have significantly expanded over the last twenty years.
Apr 29 2021
The JRC contributed to a new study published today by the Commission on the status of new genomic techniques under Union law.