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Natural Sciences of the Environment

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Climate experts WUR: European Union finally has incisive, green ambitions In a reaction on the European State of the Union, three Wageningen University & Research climate experts praise the EU for making its green ambitions for 2030 even more incisive. In the State of the Union, held by EU-president Ursula von der Leyen, the current state of affairs and ambitions of the EU are laid down. One of the most notable ambitions is to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 55% by 2030, 15% more than the current goal.
Thursday 24 September 2020
Mediterranean Sea hotspot of marine microplastic risks Microplastics are found concentrated in seas. By the year 2100, 69% of the water surface of the Mediterranean and 54% of the water surface of the Yellow Sea could even show unfavourable conditions for marine life due to the pollution with microplastics, a new study, conducted by the Flanders Marine Institute (VLIZ) and the universities of Ghent, Gothenburg, Utrecht and Wageningen reveals.
Thursday 24 September 2020





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Susanne Kühn Message in a belly – Plastic pathways in Fulmars
Wageningen University, Aquatic Ecology and Water Quality Management
Graduation date: 30 October 2020

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