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Countries
Countries
  Algeria
  Argentina
  Australia
  Austria
  Bangladesh
  Belarus
  Belgium
  Benin
  Bolivia
  Bosnia and Herzegovina
  Brazil
  Bulgaria
  Burkina Faso
  Cambodia
  Cameroon
  Canada
  Cape Verde
  Chile
  China
  Colombia
  Costa Rica
  Croatia
  Cyprus
  Czechia
  Denmark
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  Egypt
  Estonia
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  France
  French Polynesia
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Photo of article Crops grown on contaminated land could fuel bioeconomy

The global bioeconomy is growing, but it must overcome hurdles including avoiding competition with land used for food production. An EU- and industry-funded project is exploring using contaminated and waste land for biocrops.

Published: 30 September 2020


Photo of article Roboty wodne do monitorowania wpływu zmian klimatycznych na weneckie laguny

Zmiany klimatu, zanieczyszczenia, masowa turystyka i gatunki inwazyjne sieją spustoszenie na dużych obszarach laguny, takich jak Wenecja. W finansowanym przez UE projekcie wykorzystano rój autonomicznych robotów, by monitorować i łagodzić wpływ tych zmian na środowisko wodne. Dzięki niemu badacze mogą zebrać jednocześnie wiele danych z różnych miejsc, co pomoże w walce ze skutkami zmian klimatu.

Published: 15 September 2020


Photo of article Robot acquatici per monitorare gli effetti dei cambiamenti climatici sulla laguna di Venezia

Cambiamenti climatici, inquinamento, turismo di massa e specie invasive scatenano il caos in vaste aree lagunari come Venezia. Per monitorare e ridurre l’impatto di tali fattori sott’acqua, un progetto finanziato dall’UE sta utilizzando uno sciame di robot acquatici autonomi. In questo modo, i ricercatori possono effettuare, allo stesso tempo e da posti differenti, varie misurazioni estremamente utili nella lotta contro i cambiamenti climatici.

Published: 15 September 2020


Photo of article Des robots aquatiques pour surveiller l'impact du changement climatique sur la lagune de Venise

Le changement climatique, la pollution, le tourisme de masse et les espèces invasives font des ravages dans les grandes zones lagunaires comme Venise. Pour aider à surveiller, et atténuer, l’impact de ces facteurs sous l’eau, un projet financé par l’UE utilise une flotte de robots aquatiques autonomes. Les chercheurs peuvent donc désormais prendre plusieurs mesures simultanées à différents endroits, ce qui sera extrêmement utile dans la lutte contre le changement climatique.

Published: 15 September 2020


Photo of article Robots acuáticos para vigilar cómo afecta el cambio climático a la laguna de Venecia

El cambio climático, la contaminación, el turismo masivo y las especies invasoras causan estragos en grandes áreas lacustres como Venecia. Un proyecto de la UE usa un enjambre de robots acuáticos autónomos para vigilar y mitigar el impacto subacuático de estos factores. Así, los investigadores pueden tomar muchas medidas a la vez y desde varios sitios, lo que ayudará a combatir el cambio climático.

Published: 15 September 2020


Photo of article Aquatic robots to monitor how climate change impacts Venice's lagoon

Climate change, pollution, mass tourism, and invasive species are wreaking havoc on large lagoon areas like Venice. To help monitor - and mitigate - the impact these factors have underwater, one EU-funded project is using a swarm of autonomous aquatic robots. As a result, researchers can now take multiple measurements at the same time and from different places, which will be hugely beneficial in the fight against climate change.

Published: 15 September 2020


Photo of article Wasserroboter überwachen Klimawandelfolgen in venezianischer Lagune

Klimawandel, Umweltverschmutzung, Massentourismus und invasive Arten richten in großen Lagunenregionen wie Venedig verheerende Schäden an. Zur Überwachung – und Linderung – der Folgen für die Unterwasserwelt nutzt ein EU-finanziertes Projekt kleine autonome Wasserroboter. Forschende führen nun gleichzeitig Messungen an verschiedenen Punkten durch, was im Kampf gegen den Klimawandel sehr hilfreich sein wird.

Published: 15 September 2020


Photo of article New crop to provide bio-based products from poorest soils

By adapting the Andean lupin to grow as a biomass crop in Europe's poorest soils, the goal of the EU-and industry-funded LIBBIO project is to supply a range of products to the food, animal feed and cosmetics industries.

Published: 8 July 2020


Photo of article Turning up the heat: how land management impacts heatwaves and droughts

Understanding the roles land management and its uses play in the overall climate system is critical to mitigating the potential effects of climate change. EU-funded research is helping to enhance our knowledge of these interactions.

Published: 16 June 2020


Photo of article Rounding the circle: taking steps towards a circular economy

Global overconsumption is not sustainable and it is becoming increasingly evident that serious changes must be made. EU-funded research is helping to support the transition to a circular economy by identifying successful business models and how to implement them.

Published: 8 June 2020



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