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soil erosion According to a new study, almost 36 billion tons of soil is lost every year due to water
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Dec 15 2017

According to a new study, almost 36 billion tons of soil is lost every year due to water, and deforestation and other changes in land use make the problem worse. The study also offers ideas on how agriculture can change to become a part of the solution from being part of the problem

The JRC has defined the data elements considered to be essential to enable further research into rare diseases. The JRC has defined the data elements considered to be essential to enable further research into rare diseases.
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Dec 15 2017

The Commission has defined a uniform standard for the collection of data on rare diseases in Europe. This is a first step towards ensuring that the data collected by European registries is comparable and the data registries are interoperable – both preconditions for improving the treatment and outcomes for patients suffering from rare diseases.

In EU countries, any disease affecting fewer than 5 people in 10 000 is considered rare. There are more than 6000 distinct rare diseases in the EU, affecting around 30 million people.

The JRC and INERIS signed a Memorandum of Understanding on future collaboration on 14 December 2017. The JRC and INERIS signed a Memorandum of Understanding on future collaboration on 14 December 2017.
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Dec 14 2017

Today the JRC signed an agreement with the French Institut national de l'environnement industriel et des risques (INERIS) to reinforce cooperation in the fields of industrial risks and safety as well as environmental security.

The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) follows a number of joint activities, projects and scientific publications. Through the MoU, the JRC and INERIS want to reinforce this mutually beneficial cooperation and provide a basis for additional complementary activities and knowledge sharing.

The areas of collaboration will include:

Publication Year: 
2017
JRC Publication N°: 
JRC109629
Authors: 
GREVE Bent
HUSSAIN M. Azhar
PAULUS Alari
DE ALMEIDA DUARTE LOPES RISCADO Sara Maria
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Publication Year: 
2017
JRC Publication N°: 
JRC109186
Type:
Publication Year: 
2017
JRC Publication N°: 
JRC105675
Authors: 
COAD Alexander
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Publication Year: 
2017
JRC Publication N°: 
JRC109185
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