Air pollutant emissions were above legal limits

Air pollutant emissions were above legal limits in eight Member States in 2011, preliminary data shows. In 2010, 12 Member States exceeded these limits, according to final official data reported under the European Union’s National Emission Ceilings (NEC) Directive. Several air pollutants are still harming health and the environment in … Seguir leyendo / Continue reading


Human Impacts on Mangrove Ecosystems

The effects of human activities on mangroves have far exceeded those of natural events over the past few decades. Economic development, rapid population growth and high population densities in coastal areas are the main drivers for mangrove degradation and loss. Although causes for loss can differ substantially amongst regions and countries, … Seguir leyendo / Continue reading