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Chemicals are an essential part of our daily lives and are used to produce consumer goods, to protect or restore our health and to boost food production, to name but a few examples. Some chemicals, however, are hazardous, raising concerns for the environment and human health. Hazardous...
raises concerns for public health. Current reporting under the EU Water Framework Directive shows that a substantial … proportion of Europe's freshwaters are at risk of not achieving the aim of 'good status' by 2015. Driven by the EU Urban …
The development of coastal indicators by EEA in the period 1998-2001 is described in this report, the first of three volumes. It explains the process and results of a study of potential state and pressure indicators for eutrophication. The report also describes the development of, and...
Europe's coastal and marine ecosystems. The EU objective of halting biodiversity loss by 2010 has not been met in either the … coastal or the marine environment. Recognising the need for an integrated ecosystem-based approach to reduce pressures, the EU … policy efforts include the EU Water Framework Directive and other freshwater legislation, and the Habitats and Birds …