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May 17 2017
May 19 2017
Dresden
(DE)

The Dresden Nexus Conference is a platform to discuss current research and initiatives applying the Nexus Approach and the benefits for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals.

Smartphone App screenshot Invasive Alien Species Europe app, developed by the JRC, helps identify and share information about 37 Invasive Alien Species in Europe.
©EU, 2017
Feb 24 2017
The JRC has developed a smartphone app that will help citizens to capture and share information about 37 invasive alien species of Union concern in Europe. The 'Invasive Alien Species Europe' app, which contains detailed information and photos of those plants and animals, makes it possible for citizens to use their phones' GPS system and camera to capture images of them.
Publication Year: 
2017
JRC Publication N°: 
JRC104983
Authors: 
FONTARAS Georgios
ZACHAROF Nikiforos Georgios
CIUFFO Biagio
Litter in waters Two new JRC reports provide recommendations and guidance to EU Member States on how to monitor and identify sources of litter in the waters.
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Feb 23 2017

Marine litter is a threat to both the marine ecosystem and human activities. Two new JRC reports provide recommendations and guidance to EU Member States on how to monitor and identify sources of litter that reach the seas.

Mar 06 2017
Brussels
(BE)

JRC scientist and Chair of the Intergovernmental Technical Panel on Soils (ITPS) Luca Montanarella will give a presentation as part of the Lunchtime Conference External Cooperation Infopoint on Voluntary Guidelines for Soil Sustainable Management - Why is it important? How can we promote them in the EU cooperation activities and inside the EU?

Publication Year: 
2017
JRC Publication N°: 
JRC104040
Authors: 
RAO Shilpa
KLIMONT Zbigniew
SMITH Steven, J
VAN DINGENEN Rita
DENTENER Franciscus
BOUWMAN L.
RIAHI Keywan
AMANN Markus
BODIRSKY Benjamin L.
VAN VUUREN Detlef
ALELUIA REIS Laura
CALVIN Katherine V.
DROUET Laurent
FRICKO Olivier
FUJIMORI Shinichiro
GERNAAT David
HAVLIK Petr
HARMSEN J.H. Mathijs
HASEGAWA T.
HEYES Chris
HILAIRE Jerome
LUDERER Gunnar
MASUI Toshihiko
STEHFEST Elke
STREFFLER Jessica
VAN DER SLUIS Sietske
TAVONI Massimo
Science Areas:
S3P LatAm S3P LatAm
Mar 15 2017
Brussels
(BE)

The JRC will present the main findings of the research study: "Smart Specialisation in Latin America" which has been conducted to analyse how policy makers and other territorial actors in Mexico, Colombia, Peru, Brazil, Chile and Argentina are designing and implementing the Smart Specialisation concept.

Kids eating The report translates school food standards into adequate procurement contract language, which should help school procurers when procuring healthy school food.
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Feb 22 2017

Healthy food in schools: European Commission and Maltese Presidency present valuable new resource for public procurement authorities in Member States

Publication Year: 
2016
JRC Publication N°: 
JRC105347
Authors: 
MOLINA-HERRERA Saul
HAAS E
GROTE R
KIESE Ralf
KLATT Steffen
KRAUS David
KAMPFFMEYER Tatjana
FRIEDRICH Rainier
ANDREAE Henning
LOUBET B.
AMMANN C.
HORVATH L
LARSEN Klaus
GRUENING Carsten
FRUMAU Arnoud
BUTTERBACH-BAHL K.

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