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Forest-covered land is increasing in Europe
Jul 27 2017
The area of soils covered with trees and artificial surfaces is increasing in Europe, while arable land areas are declining. Sparsely vegetated areas are the most vulnerable to soil loss.
The Bioeconomy Knowledge Centre will provide relevant information in an easy-to-use format.
Jul 26 2017
A new Bioeconomy Knowledge Centre has been created by the JRC and DG RTD to better support policy makers with science-based evidence in this field.
From April to June, rainfall in key crop producing areas in North Korea were well below the long-term average
Jul 24 2017
North Korea’s crop production has been severely damaged by prolonged dry weather, and food insecurity is expected to worsen, concludes a joint FAO-JRC report.
Between 2014 and 2015, the total EU photovoltaic production increased by around 8.7%
Jul 19 2017
Photovoltaic capacity is steadily expanding with potential for further growth in all EU countries, a JRC report shows