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With graphs, charts and maps, the Atlas of Migration provides a snapshot of migration in 2017
Dec 18 2018
A new Atlas from the Knowledge Centre on Migration and Demography provides insights on migration for all EU Member States and 44 non-EU countries.
The researchers collected samples of manure, soil, groundwater and surface water to check the presence of 488 chemicals.
Dec 18 2018

JRC scientists have started investigating how chemical substances migrate from cattle manure to water. The research aims at minimising contamination risks in the context of circular economy.

Soil erosion leads to the displacement of soil organic carbon, increasing carbon emissions to the atmosphere
Dec 17 2018
A JRC-led article published in Science Advances estimates that accelerated soil erosion will lead to additional carbon losses from agricultural land to the atmosphere, thus increasing the effect of climate change.
Companies in the EU have increased their investment in R&D, and in 2017, they invested +5.5% than the year before, mostly in the automobile, health and ICT sectors.
Dec 17 2018

Companies in the European Union have increased their investment in research and development (R&D) for the eighth consecutive year.

In 2017, they invested 5.5% more in R&D activities than the year before. This growth is driven by the automobile, health and ICT sectors.

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