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The emerging pollutants include pharmaceuticals, newly registered pesticides, industrial plastic additives, personal care products and new flame retardants.
Jan 22 2018
The majority of chemicals on a combined list of more than 2700 potential marine contaminants are what's known as 'emerging pollutants': substances that have the potential to enter the environment and cause adverse ecological and human health effects, but are still largely unregulated.
The report presents lessons learnt on disaster preparedness from non-nuclear emergencies
Jan 17 2018
The JRC joins forces with the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) to assess similarities in emergency preparedness and response across sectors, identify lessons learned and set out good practices for the nuclear sector.
Asian elephants moving through the Kaziranga National Park, India
Jan 17 2018
The JRC has measured progress and shortfalls in the connectivity of protected areas in countries across the world, identifying the main priorities to sustain or improve connectivity in each country.
High performance magnets used in many applications from electric vehicles to IT equipment contain rare earth elements such as Neodymium
Jan 16 2018
Critical raw materials are not used to their full extent as part of the circular economy and there are several improvement opportunities to reuse and recycle these materials.