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Jun 01 2018

In response to calls by the European Parliament and Member States for action to protect and mitigate the decline of pollinators and their habitats, the European Commission has today adopted a Communication on the first-ever EU initiative on pollinators.

The EU Pollinators Initiative sets strategic objectives and actions to be taken by the EU and its Member States to address the decline of pollinators in the EU and contribute to global conservation efforts.

Jun 11 2018

A new JRC assessment of the future water resources of the Danube River Basin finds that climate change beyond 2°C would lead to increased flooding and water scarcity, significantly drier summer months and substantial flood damage in cities along the Danube River and its tributaries.

Publication Year: 
2018
JRC Publication N°: 
JRC111985
Authors: 
VANDERVEKEN Francine
DEAN Alan
ROEBBEN Gert
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Publication Year: 
2018
JRC Publication N°: 
JRC111984
Authors: 
VANDERVEKEN Francine
DEAN Alan
ROEBBEN Gert
Type:
Publication Year: 
2018
JRC Publication N°: 
JRC111981
Authors: 
VANDERVEKEN Francine
DEAN Alan
ROEBBEN Gert
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Every year, 1.4 million Africans move from their country of birth.
©EU, 2018
Jun 01 2018
Scientists analyse past and present migration patterns from and within Africa, and the drivers behind them.
Publication Year: 
2018
JRC Publication N°: 
JRC107564
Authors: 
DOERNER Hendrik
CASEY John
DENTES DE CARVALHO GASPAR Natacha
DAMALAS Dimitrios
GRAHAM Norman
GUILLEN GARCIA Jordi
HOLMES Steven
NATALE Fabrizio
OSIO Giacomo Chato
RAETZ Hans-Joachim
ALMENDRA CASTRO RIBEIRO Cristina
VASILAKOPOULOS Paraskevas
Publication Year: 
2018
JRC Publication N°: 
JRC111643
Authors: 
PASSARINI Luca
CIACCI Luca
MANFREDI Simone
Publication Year: 
2018
JRC Publication N°: 
JRC108917
Authors: 
PEREZ BALLESTA Pascual
FIELD R. A.
CABRERIZO PASTOR Ana
EDIE Rachel
Members of the new ESAC pictured with JRC colleagues and invited observers from Brazil and Korea
©EU, 2017
May 31 2018

New ESAC will meet in December to review affinity reagents produced using animal-free technologies and methods for skin sensitisation.

The JRC's EU Reference Laboratory for Alternatives to Animal Testing (EURL ECVAM) is delighted to announce the renewal of the EURL ECVAM Scientific Advisory Committee (ESAC) whose members were formally appointed on the 16th of April 2018.

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