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African elephants benefit by migration corridors as those in the Kenyan-Tanzanina borderlands – Photo credits: G.Dubois, JRC
African elephants benefit by migration corridors as those in the Kenyan-Tanzanina borderlands
Aug 13 2019

A recent JRC study reveals that from 2010 to 2018, countries made significant efforts in shifting their national biodiversity conservation strategies in favor of more and better connected protected area systems, in line with the Aichi Target 11.

Publication Year: 
2019
JRC Publication N°: 
JRC117459
Authors: 
CAMMALLERI Carmelo
MARINHO FERREIRA BARBOSA Paulo
VOGT Juergen
Continued emissions of major greenhouse gases are a major factor in the global warming trend
Aug 12 2019
The 29th annual State of the Climate report, compiled by NOAA’s Center for Weather and Climate at the National Centers for Environmental Information and published today in the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, confirms that 2018 was the fourth warmest year on record, after 2016, 2015 and 2017.
Publication Year: 
2019
JRC Publication N°: 
JRC115908
Authors: 
JONES Josh
BÖRGER Luca
TUMMERS Jeroen
JONES Peter
LUCAS Martin
KERR Jim
KEMP Paul
BIZZI Simone
CONSUEGRA Sofia
MARCELLO Lucio
VOWLES Andrew
BELLETTI Barbara
VERSPOOR Eric
VAN DE BUND Wouter
GOUGH Peter
GARCIA DE LEANIZ Carlos
Rice production requires careful water management to be sustainable.
Aug 12 2019
A recent JRC-led article finds that sustainable rice cultivation in the Earth's middle latitudes can be achieved by balancing traditional and dry‐seeding farming methods.
Publication Year: 
2019
JRC Publication N°: 
JRC117347
Authors: 
MATTHEWS Thomas
ASPIN Thomas
ULRICH Werner
BASELGA Andres
KUBOTA Yasuhiro
PROIOS Konstantinos
TRIANTIS Kostas
WHITTAKER Robert
STRONA Giovanni
Publication Year: 
2019
JRC Publication N°: 
JRC117348
Authors: 
ULRICH Werner
PUCHALKA Radoslaw
KOPROWSKI Marcin
STRONA Giovanni
GOTELLI Nicholas
The lionfish (Pterois miles), native to the western Indo-Pacific region, is widely spread throughout the Mediterranean, Caribbean and Western Atlantic
Aug 08 2019
A recent article that assesses different measures to control invasive species in oceans at early stages of invasion finds the most effective measures to be raising public awareness and encouraging the commercial use of these invasive species.
Some of the most prolific alien species in EU seas: (from upper left to right): Ficopomatus enigmaticus, Codium fragile, Acartia (Acanthacartia) tonsa and Callinectes sapidus
Aug 07 2019
A recent JRC-led article found that the number of alien/non-indigenous marine species in EU Member States were strongly underestimated in initial reports, and calls for greater coherence in monitoring practices and guidelines for determining the status of specific species groups.
Stunted growth, early leaf senescence and rolled green leaves are clearly visible signs of drought and heat stress in maize crops.
Aug 07 2019
Today, an update of the JRC MARS Bulletin - Crop monitoring in Europe - was published, focusing on the exceptionally intense heatwave in western Europe at the end of July, and the persistent rain deficit in most of northern-central Europe and large parts of western Europe.

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