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Zustand der Umwelt

Was ist der derzeitige Zustand unserer Ökosysteme, Wälder und Dürregebiete? Wie wirken sich die Aktivitäten des Menschen auf unsere Umwelt aus, sei es Fischerei, Landwirtschaft oder Waldwirtschaft?

Siehe auch: Biodiversität und Klimawandel.

Fischerei

Die Ernährungs- und Landwirtschaftsorganisation der Vereinten Nationen (FAO) bewertet regelmässig den Status der Fischerei und Aquakultur weltweit. Die Hauptergebnisse der letzten Bewertung wurden in 2009 veröffentlicht.

Es zeigt sich, dass eine Vielzahl von Fischbeständen derzeit übermäßig genutzt werden und dass der internationale Charakter der Bestände ihre Verwaltung erschwert. Ist diese Nahrungsquelle heute gefährdet? Mehr...

Neuestes Update: 29 Mai 2009

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Gefahrstoffe

Sind die Binnen- und Meeresgewässer Europas vor Verunreinigung geschützt? Mehr...

Neuestes Update: 8 November 2017

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Agriculture

Agriculture is closely linked to many concerns, including biodiversity loss, global warming and water availability.

The 2008 International Assessment of Agricultural Science and Technology for Development (IAASTD) focuses on how to make better use of agricultural science, knowledge and technology to reduce hunger and poverty, improve rural livelihoods, and foster equitable and sustainable development. More...

Latest update: 15 April 2008

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Desertification

Desertification, the persistent degradation of drylands, threatens many livelihoods.

The Millennium Ecosystem Assessment (MA) produced in 2005 by a large international panel of scientists explored possible options to avoid or reverse desertification and its negative impacts. More...

Latest update: 15 October 2006

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Ecosystem Change

Humans depend heavily on ecosystem for benefits such as food, but we also have a tremendous impact on them.

The Millennium Ecosystem Assessment (MA) produced in 2005 by a large international panel of scientists explored possible options to avoid or reverse desertification and its negative impacts. More...

Latest update: 15 March 2005

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Soils degradation

Soil is a vital resource for food security, but in Europe it is being degraded by pollution, overuse, and erosion. How could soil be protected? More...

Latest update: 10 March 2017

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Forests

Forests provide a wide range of benefits and are heavily exploited.

Every 5 years the UN Food & Agriculture Organization (FAO) updates its Global Forest Resources Assessment.

Its latest update published in 2006 considers what progress has been made towards sustainable forest management across the world. More...

Latest update: 15 January 2007

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Marine Litter

The global production of plastics is increasing, and that increase is accompanied by an increase in plastic waste.

Part of this waste makes its way into the marine environment in the form of micro-plastics. What do we know about the extent of this problem? More...

Latest update: 15 March 2013

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State of the European Environment

A comprehensive assessment of Europe’s progress towards achieving environmental sustainability. More...

Latest update: 20 September 2015

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Sustainable oceans

How can we ensure that the sustainable use of the services and resouces that the oceans offer ? More...

Latest update: 29 March 2016

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Indonesian forests

More forest is cut down each year in Indonesia than in any other country.

What can be done to preserve Indonesia’s forests ? More...

Latest update: 25 October 2015

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Water Resources

Water is essential for human survival and well-being and important to many sectors of the economy. Yet, resources are unevenly distributed and they are under pressure due to human activity. How can water resources be managed sustainably while meeting an ever increasing demand? More...

Latest update: 15 January 2008

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