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Waste management is an essential part of the EU's transition to a circular economy
Aug 17 2018
New standards to help national authorities lower the environmental impact of around 4000 waste treatment installations
Scientists estimate that 53Mha of extra land would be required to cope with rising palm oil demand by 2050
Aug 14 2018
There are few areas in Africa with a high suitability for oil palm cultivation and a low potential impact on the primate species living there.
Scientists found unprecedented flood risk unless timely adaptation measures are taken.
Aug 13 2018
Coastal floods could impact up to 3.65 million people every year in Europe by 2100.
On average, 29% of fresh fruit and vegetables purchased by households in the EU is wasted
Aug 13 2018
About 35.3 kg of fresh fruit and vegetable is wasted per person per year, 14.2 kg of which is avoidable.
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