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Articles that treat topics related to the environment.


IATE Term of the Week: Horizon Europe

The challenge that confronts us today is to recover from the sanitary, economic and emotional distress that the COVID-19 pandemic has put everyone through....
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IATE Term of the Week: Oil Spill

On 25 July, the MV Wakashio, a Japanese owned cargo ship travelling from China to Brazil ran aground on a coral reef on the...

IATE Term of the Week: Biodiversity

The Amazon rainforest is burning. In mid-August the EU’s Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service (CAMS) observed that the forest fires in the Amazon rainforest were...
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IATE Term of the Week: Food Miles

The food we eat may have run hundreds of kilometres until it reaches our plate. For example, a plate of New Zealand lamb with...
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IATE Term of the Week: Marine Litter

“According to the European Commission, more than 80% of marine litter is plastics. Together they constitute 70% of all marine litter items. Due to...
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IATE Term of the Week: Vegan

I bet you heard about the term vegan, as it has recently become trendy. However, do you really know what it means, to be...

Environment and Earth Observation Terminology

Climate change and the efforts to protect our planet have generated a wealth of studies in the environmental sciences domain. On 15th July 2021,...
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IATE Term of the Week: Green Bond

Most of us have heard of bonds, fixed income instruments that represent loans made by an investor to a borrower, usually corporate or governmental....

IATE Term of the Week: Smart Villages strategy

This week we will talk about “Smart Villages strategy”. To begin with, there is not a fixed definition of what a “Smart Village” is....
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IATE Term of the Week: European Green Deal

The concept of a "green deal" as a comprehensive strategy to tackle climate change and environmental degradation by transforming the economy has been gradually...
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