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Official channel of the European Environment Agency (EEA), an agency of the European Union. We provide sound, independent information on Europe's environment.
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Food waste is the largest component of all municipal waste in Europe. Preventing it could considerably lessen the environmental impacts. These benefits are much greater than those from recycling, which is still needed:
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European Commission ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ Aug 3
Face masks protect us from viruses, but they worsen plastic pollution when not disposed of properly. ๐Ÿ˜ท Remember, you can use reusable masks to help reduce the environmental impact. Tackling pollution from micro-plastics & single-use items is one of the goals. ๐Ÿ’š
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Virginijus Sinkeviฤius Aug 3
A Plastic-free summer? โ˜€๏ธ๐Ÿ’ฆ We create 2๏ธโƒฃ5๏ธโƒฃ million tons of plastic waste๐Ÿฅค๐Ÿฅก๐Ÿงƒ๐Ÿซ๐Ÿฌ only in ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ each year! It often ends up polluting nature. Now that we must use ๐Ÿ˜ท and ๐Ÿงคletโ€™s discard them properly - they are made out of plastic too! Or even better, letโ€™s opt for reusable ones!
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EU EnvironmentAgency Jul 31
"We can see a clear coalition between youngsters and scientists when it comes to climate change and the environment" - EEA's Executive Dir. Hans Bruyninckx during the โ€œPlanet Earth Last Call?!โ€ panel discussion. Watch the video here:
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EU EnvironmentAgency Jul 31
๐ŸŽฆJoin the live "Planet Earth Last Call?!" panel discussion starting in 1โƒฃ5โƒฃ minutesโžก๏ธ More info๐Ÿ‘‰
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EU EnvironmentAgency Jul 30
In 2018, the residential and household sector emitted 61% of all polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs), 51% of all primary PM2.5, and 41% of all dioxins and furans to the air in the ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ. Discover more on emissions with our data viewer๐Ÿ‘‰
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EU Environment Jul 30
๐ŸŒŠ๐ŸŒŠ ๐ŸŒŠ๐ŸŒŠ ๐—ฆ๐—”๐—ฉ๐—˜ ๐—ง๐—›๐—˜ ๐——๐—”๐—ง๐—˜ ๐ŸŒŠ๐ŸŒŠ The Baltic Sea needs more love! ๐ŸŒŠ๐ŸŒŠ Commissioner is taking action ๐ŸŒŠ๐ŸŒŠ Conference ๐ŸŒŠ๐ŸŒŠ 27-28 September ๐ŸŒŠ๐ŸŒŠ Palanga ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡น ๐ŸŒŠ๐ŸŒŠ ๐ŸŒž Programme & website
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EU Open Data ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ Jul 29
Looking at data? Don't forget our webinars that are useful beyond the confines of the competition ๐Ÿ†. In the webinars, we meet data experts from the , and . ๐Ÿ‘€
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Copernicus EU Jul 29
๐ŸŒณ๐ŸŒฒ๐ŸŒณForests are the most biologically-diverse ecosystems on land, helps monitor them. For instance, their forest high resolution layer consists of 3 types of products, including tree cover density. Access their products here๐Ÿ‘‰
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EU Environment Jul 29
It's July 29 Last year, it was When we used up ๐ŸŒ's resources for the year This year, it's on 22 August We are working to Are you acting to ? Tell us on 22/08 on our Instagram @ourplanet_EU & join & !
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EU Climate Action Jul 29
Dreaming of a greener and more sustainable mobility? ๐ŸŒฑ We want to hear from you! Share your ideas with us in consultation and help shape the ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ sustainable & smart ๐Ÿš—๐ŸšŽ๐Ÿšƒ๐Ÿšฒ๐Ÿ›ด๐Ÿš„โœˆ๏ธ๐Ÿšข by 23 Sept๐Ÿ‘‡๐Ÿผ
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EU EnvironmentAgency Jul 29
๐Ÿ“ขOur survey is open until Friday๐Ÿ“ขFill it out if you need sound information on , , , , & health, land use, , , , resource efficiency, water & environment, etc.โžก๏ธ
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EU EnvironmentAgency Jul 29
Mark your ๐Ÿ—“๏ธ: This Friday (31 July) our Exec.Dir. Hans Bruyninckx takes part in the โ€œPlanet Earth Last Call?!โ€ panel disussion โ€“ drawing attention to the importance of on a global level. The event will be LIVE streamed. MORE INFO:
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EU Environment Jul 28
๐ŸŒบ It's ! ๐ŸŒบ 3 reasons why conservation is important: ๐Ÿฆ‹ To protect wildlife ๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ‘งโ€๐Ÿ‘ฆ For our health ๐ŸŒ To preserve our planet With the ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ Strategy we want to protect nature & help it recover. Let's do this together.
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EU EnvironmentAgency Jul 28
Replying to @juanelev
In this post we are referring to EU 27 territory and that around 70 % of it is covered by ecosystems providing medium & important service areas, i.e. one or two of the three key services (pollination, flood control & recreation) Details here๐Ÿ‘‰
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EU EnvironmentAgency Jul 28
๐ŸŒItยดs ! ๐ŸŒฑ๐ŸพProtecting is key to ensure our well-being. Did you know that around 70 % of the ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ is covered by ecosystems providing one or two of the key services, , & recreation? Discover more๐Ÿ‘‰
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EU Environment Jul 23
What's a wasp beetle? How well do you ? Discover with our new card game! ๐Ÿƒ๐Ÿฆ‹ The more you know the bigger your chances of winning, so challenge your family & friends with these fun facts! Download now in all ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ languages
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EU EnvironmentAgency Jul 23
๐Ÿ†• of the five most harmful , including particulate matter, nitrogen oxides & ammonia dropped across the EU between 2017-2018 according to updated data published today โ–ถ๏ธ
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Copernicus EU Jul 22
๐Ÿ“ˆWhat is the of your city? provides real-time date on the quality of the air we breath. ๐Ÿ‘‰ โ„น๏ธEuropean website uses data ๐Ÿ›ฐ๏ธ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ from Copernicus Monitoring service, implemented by .
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EU Environment Jul 22
Making sure that urban wastewater ๐Ÿ’ง is clean & safe is vital for our health ๐Ÿ‘ & the environment ๐ŸŒ With the we are working to do more Give us your feedback on the new urban wastewater treatment roadmap by 08/09 ๐Ÿ‘‰
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