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High temperatures and scarce precipitation has negatively affected the yield formation of winter cereals in southern Russia
©Erősné Tölgyesi Kinga
Jun 25 2018

The Russia and Kazakhstan issues of the JRC MARS Bulletin global outlook series were published today.

Big data has the potential to give policymakers a real-time impression of global migration and mobility
©denisismagilov, Adobe Stock 2018
Jun 25 2018
Launch of the Big Data for Migration alliance (BD4M), a global initiative to unlock the potential of big data sources and provide valuable insights related to migration.
Cultural routes are among the interactive maps in the new JRC Story Maps tool
©EU, 2018
Jun 22 2018

On 22 June 2018, on the occasion of the first ever European Cultural Heritage Summit, the European Commission has released a set of interactive maps which will help to raise awareness of cultural heritage in Europe.

The Story Maps, developed by the JRC, inform in an easily accessible way about several initiatives across Europe linked to cultural heritage.

JRC's World Atlas of Desertification shows land degradation at a global level and highlights the urgency to adopt corrective measures.
©European Union, 2018
Jun 21 2018
A new edition of the World Atlas of Desertification; a tool for decision makers to improve local responses to soil loss and land degradation.
Publication Year: 
2018
JRC Publication N°: 
JRC110647
Authors: 
VOUSDOUKAS Michail
MENTASCHI Lorenzo
VOUKOUVALAS Evangelos
VERLAAN Martin
JEVREJEVA Svetlana
JACKSON Luke
FEYEN Luc
Publication Year: 
2018
JRC Publication N°: 
JRC110865
Authors: 
CLEMENTI Chiara
LITTMANN Francois
CAPINERI Lorenzo
Wheat production is particularly under stress in developing countries due to increasing ozone concentrations
©Subbotina Anna – stock.adobe.com
Jun 20 2018

A recent article co-authored by JRC and international experts reports that the benefits of increasing global wheat yield are significantly offset as a result of increasing concentrations of ground-level ozone.

This negative effect on wheat yield is particularly evident in humid rain-fed and irrigated areas of major wheat-producing countries, including the USA, France, India, China and Russia. 

Publication Year: 
2018
JRC Publication N°: 
JRC112017
Authors: 
FONTARAS Georgios
VALVERDE MORALES Victor
ARCIDIACONO Vincenzo
TSIAKMAKIS Stefanos
ANAGNOSTOPOULOS Konstantinos
KOMNOS Dimitrios
PAVLOVIC Jelica
CIUFFO Biagio
Publication Year: 
2018
JRC Publication N°: 
JRC110968
Authors: 
CARRAO Hugo
NAUMANN Gustavo
DUTRA Emmanuel
LAVAYSSE Christophe
MARINHO FERREIRA BARBOSA Paulo
Publication Year: 
2018
JRC Publication N°: 
JRC111219
Authors: 
GRASSI Giacomo
PILLI Roberto
HOUSE Joanna I.
FEDERICI Sandro
KURZ Werner

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