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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.
Between 2014 and 2015, the total EU photovoltaic production increased by around 8.7% Between 2014 and 2015, the total EU photovoltaic production increased by around 8.7%
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Jul 19 2017
Photovoltaic capacity is steadily expanding with potential for further growth in all EU countries, a JRC report shows
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
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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.
The JRC air quality monitoring tower is one of the most advanced research-driven monitoring stations The JRC air quality monitoring tower is one of the most advanced research-driven monitoring stations
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Jul 10 2017
A new state-of-the-art laboratory has been built to host the station which has been measuring air pollution for over thirty years.
Paris leads in culture and creativity among cities with over 1 million inhabitants Paris leads in culture and creativity among cities with over 1 million inhabitants
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Jul 06 2017
Today, the European Commission released the first ever edition of the ‘Cultural and Creative Cities Monitor’. This new tool developed by the JRC provides comparable data on how European cities perform.
Soil erosion by water is the most serious cause of soil degradation globally. Soil erosion by water is the most serious cause of soil degradation globally.
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Jul 05 2017
The first ever global erosivity map gives new insights into the geography of the rain's impact on soil erosion.
Water excess affects wheat production more than drought in several countries Water excess affects wheat production more than drought in several countries
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Jul 04 2017
JRC scientists have proposed a new approach for identifying the impacts of climate change and extreme weather on the variability of global and regional wheat production. The study analysed the effect of heat and water anomalies on crop losses over a 30-year period.
JRC Data Catalogue - open access to science data JRC Data Catalogue - open access to science data
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Jun 29 2017
New JRC Data Catalogue gives scientists, policy makers, data journalists and other users quick access to all research data produced at the JRC.
The winners of the Malta Young Scientist Award visited JRC Ispra to showcase their own work on 14-16 June 2017 The winners of the Malta Young Scientist Award visited JRC Ispra to showcase their own work on 14-16 June 2017
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Jun 26 2017

Five young scientists from Malta visited JRC Ispra in June to showcase their work with JRC researchers. This study trip was the prize of the Malta Young Scientist Award organised by the Malta Council for Science and Technology (MCST).

James Ciarlò, Sephora Sammut, Joanna Vella, Shawn Baldacchino and Vanessa Petroni were the winners of the Malta Young Scientist Award and had the opportunity to present their work during a three-day study trip to the Ispra Site of the European Commission Joint Research Centre (JRC).

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