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JRC fisheries experts will continue to support the process to enable sustainable fisheries in the Arctic in the future JRC fisheries experts will continue to support the process to enable sustainable fisheries in the Arctic in the future
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Dec 07 2017
The European Union and nine nations have reached an international agreement to prevent unregulated commercial fishing in the Arctic high seas.
Africa EUMETSAT, 2017 Africa EUMETSAT, 2017
©ESA, 2017
Nov 30 2017
Over 30 years of JRC scientific collaboration with Africa have been compiled in one publication, "Science for the AU-EU Partnership - Building knowledge for sustainable development".
This Scientific Opinion will inform future EU policies to help increase the quantity of sustainable food coming from the ocean. This Scientific Opinion will inform future EU policies to help increase the quantity of sustainable food coming from the ocean.
©Alessandro Mannini 2017
Nov 30 2017
Today the High Level Group of the Commission's Scientific Advice Mechanism (SAM) published a Scientific Opinion on food from the oceans, to which the JRC contributed with knowledge and data on fisheries and aquaculture.
JRC scientists used a range of models and scenarios to assess the potential impacts of climate change on global agriculture JRC scientists used a range of models and scenarios to assess the potential impacts of climate change on global agriculture
©Fotolia, buraratn_100, 2017
Nov 23 2017
A JRC analysis of potential climate change and mitigation impacts on global agriculture looks to 2050 and highlights the importance of careful policy design.
The EU fishing fleet registered record-high net profits of EUR 798 million in 2015 The EU fishing fleet registered record-high net profits of EUR 798 million in 2015
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Sep 29 2017

According to the latest Annual Economic Report, the overall economic performance of the EU fleet improved again in 2015.

While still marginally profitable in 2009, the EU fleet registered record-high net profits of EUR 798 million in 2015, and estimates for 2016 and 2017 point towards further profitability gains. However, the report also confirms that economic performance stagnates where fleets depend on stocks which are still subject to overfishing or overexploitation.

The JRC MARS Explorer provides near real-time updates on crop and weather monitoring The JRC MARS Explorer provides near real-time updates on crop and weather monitoring
©European Union, 2017
Sep 04 2017
Web users worldwide can now view weather and crop conditions in near real-time across the whole of the EU, thanks to the JRC MARS Explorer.
The Bioeconomy Knowledge Centre will provide relevant information in an easy-to-use format. The Bioeconomy Knowledge Centre will provide relevant information in an easy-to-use format.
©European Union, 2017
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 From April to June, rainfall in key crop producing areas in North Korea were well below the long-term average
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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.
The reaction wall of the European Laboratory for Structural Assessment will be now open to wider scientific community The reaction wall of the European Laboratory for Structural Assessment will be now open to wider scientific community
©European Union, 2013
Jul 13 2017
The JRC is opening its scientific laboratories and facilities to scientists and researchers from the private and public sectors.
The red-eared terrapin turtle is the most common invasive alien species of Union concern across the EU, found in 24 Member States, according to the JRC report. The red-eared terrapin turtle is the most common invasive alien species of Union concern across the EU, found in 24 Member States, according to the JRC report.
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Jul 12 2017
The first ever Baseline Distribution of Invasive Alien Species of Union concern has been published by the JRC.

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