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Images from planes and drones complement satellite imagery. By the end of 2023, every EU country should become covered in case of a disaster.
According to the September issue of the JRC MARS Bulletin crop monitoring in Europe, the yield forecast for grain maize was revised downward to 3% below the 5-year average while yield expectations for sugar beet and potatoes slightly improved.
According to the September 2023 issue of the JRC MARS Bulletin – Global Outlook Ukraine, the yield outlook for summer crops exceeds the 5-year average by more than 10%.
The EU Code of Conduct for Data Centres – towards more innovative, sustainable and secure data centre facilities
The most sustainable data centres in Europe have been recognised by the EU Code of Conduct in Data Centres award.
The August edition of the JRC's Anomaly Hotspots of Agricultural Production (ASAP) assessment is now available.
According to the August issue of the JRC MARS Bulletin, extreme weather events affected crops in many parts of Europe during review period from 1 July to 13 August.
Despite a timid positive trend in EU forests’ condition since the year 2000, a JRC study shows that a third of our forests are in decline. They have fewer bird species, less trees and lower soil quality.
Above-average summer cereal harvests in Southern Africa; High risk of insufficient rains linked to El Niño in East Africa
A 3°C or 4°C temperature rise will cut the number of summer tourists by almost 10% in southern coastal regions, projections show.
According to the July 2023 issue of the JRC MARS Bulletin - Crop monitoring in Europe, the yield forecast at EU level remains at or slightly above the mediocre 5-year average for most crops.