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2017.03.27 | DCE, Public / media

Geese begin to threaten nature, agriculture and air traffic

European goose populations have grown so much in the last 40 years that they have gone from being relatively threatened to numbers that themselves present a threat to agriculture, biodiversity and air safety.

2017.01.20 | DCE, Public / media

Networked Environmental Monitoring – from sensor principles to novel services

High-end seminar on air pollution meteorology, monitoring and technology

2017.01.05 | DCE, Public / media

Handling radioactive mining in the Arctic

New report on mining and radioactive materials i Greenland

2017.01.04 | DCE, Public / media

Wastewater treatment and discharge

Emissions from Danish wastewater treatment plants from anaerobic sludge treatment.

2017.01.04 | DCE, Public / media

Projection of greenhouse gases 2014-2025

The emissions are projected to 2025 using a scenario, which includes the estimated effects of policies and measures implemented by November 2015 on Denmark’s GHG emissions.

2017.01.04 | DCE, Public / media

Svalbard Pink-footed Goose. Population Status Report 2015-16

This is part of an adaptive harvest management framework set up to support the implementation of the AEWA International Species Management Plan for the population.

2016.11.23 | DCE, Public / media

AU-workshop on past nitrogen loads

Workshop brought experiences with estimation of nitrogen loads in the year 1900 into focus

2016.05.26 | DCE, Public / media

Harbour Porpoises are Skilled Hunters and Eat Almost Constantly

Always eating to survive, porpoises are among the best hunters in the sea, new study shows.

2016.05.11 | Public / media, DCE

Decreased air pollution in Danish cities

The air quality monitoring report from 2014 shows that concentration of pollution has decreased over the past decade in Denmark, but H.C. Andersen’s Boulevard exceeds the NO2 level above the EU limit value.

2016.04.15 | Public / media, DCE

Climate Adaption in Local Governance

A new study shows that strong leadership, large municipalities and prior experiences with climate change are key factors in implementing climate adaption strategies within Danish municipalities

2016.04.12 | Public / media, DCE

Trends in Records and Contribution of Non-indigenous Species (NIS) to Biotic Communities in Danish Marine Water

Results from the investigation on non-indigenous species (NIS) in Danish marine water show a signifi-cant increase of NIS since 1989

2016.04.08 | Public / media, DCE

Environmental Assessments of Sea Dumped Chemical Warfare Agents

A new report concludes that the installation of a pipe line in the Nord Stream is not stirring up chemical warfare agents or disturbing fish communities

2016.03.15 | DCE, Public / media

Status on Beach Litter Monitoring in Denmark 2015

The first national monitoring programme of beach litter shows huge regional differences in amount and a dominance of plastic

2016.02.16 | DCE, Public / media

Microplastic particles in North Sea sediments 2015

Blue microplastic particles are dominant in the North Sea

2016.01.15 | DCE, Public / media

Transitions to a Green Economy require political will and far-reaching transformations in society and economy

Transitions to a green economy are never purely based on win-win solutions, but require taking into account potential trade-offs among multiple goals, across sectors and international leakage. So a broad political will and the inclusion of a broad set of different actors from society and economy are essential, conclude the researchers from five…

Pink-footed geese at Klemskerke, Belgium. Photo: Roland François

2015.06.17 | DCE, Public / media

Management Plan for the pink-footed goose has surprisingly rapid effect

After just two years of implementing an international adaptive management plan for the pink-footed goose, its population has been reduced to the agreed target of 60,000 geese.

“The Energy Tower" in Roskilde adorns the publication's cover.

2015.05.08 | DCE, Public / media

Publication describing the Danish efforts towards clean air since 1970

Over the past 40 years, research, innovation, regulation and technology have worked in close combination to reduce considerably air pollution in Denmark for a variety of pollutants.

A new book that provides an overview of climate change and the Baltic Sea region will be launched at a conference about climate change adaptation to be held in Copenhagen in May 2015. Photo: Colourbox

2015.05.05 | DCE, Public / media

Book launch at ECCA 2015

The new book, “Second Assessment of Climate Change for the Baltic Sea Basin”, will be launched at the European Climate Change Adaptation conference ECCA 2015 in Copenhagen in May 2015.

If farmers along the river Storåen allow their fields to be flooded, they could help prevent situations such as this from further up the river in the town of Holstebro in 2007. Photo: Janne Hansen

2015.05.05 | DCE, Public / media

Farmers can help urban dwellers control flooding

Farmers can adapt their land use to help city dwellers control flooding, but the farmers require the right financial incentive, a Danish research project shows.

2015.04.08 | DCE, Public / media

New website brings together the Arctic research of the Danish realm

ISAAFFIK Arctic Gateway is the name of a new Arctic web portal, which opens on April 8 and will be a dynamic tool for anyone working in the Arctic.

Pinkfooted geese. Photo: Magnus Elander

2015.02.10 | DCE, Public / media

Breakthrough for European nature management

Promoting the interests of agriculture and protecting nature are often conflicting agendas.

Sverdrup research station on Svalbard, owned and operated by the Norwegian Polar Institute, is included in the manual, which like the previously published station catalogue can give interested parties a fascinating insight into the life and research at the stations. Both publications are richly illustrated. Photo from the manual: Linda Bakken

2014.12.11 | DCE, Public / media

How to take best care of your Arctic research station

Seventy-one research stations in the Arctic and the northern alpine areas have pooled their knowledge and experience on the operation of these research facilities that are often located in the most remote and trackless areas in the northern hemisphere.

The soil around the former lead-zinc mine at Mestersvig in East Greenland is investigated for oil pollution. Photo: Lis Bach

2014.09.02 | DCE, Public / media

Renewed agreement with Greenland: DCE to provide increased environmental knowledge in the mineral resource area

DCE – Danish Centre for Environment and Energy, Aarhus University, will boost the knowledge base even more and thereby its expertise in areas where Greenland needs stronger specialised advice in the form of research-based environmental consultancy regarding mineral resources.

Red deer. Photo: J. K. Kjærgaard

2014.06.26 | DCE, Public / media

Changed hunting seasons have only minor effects on hunters’ harvest size

The hunters’ total number of game bagged is only marginally influenced by changes in hunting season length, even if the season is shortened when used as a population management tool.

Great Cormorants.  Photo: Kim Biledgaard©

2014.04.08 | DCE, Public / media

Pan-European status of the breeding population of Great Cormorants published

Results from a major survey of breeding numbers of cormorants in Europe have just been published, providing the most complete overview of the breeding distribution and abundance of these fish-eating birds ever compiled.

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