Preventing negative consequences of intensive livestock production in the Baltic Sea Region


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Part-financed by the European Union


2nd World Conference on Soil Microbiology, Ecology and Biochemistry


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The 2nd World Conference on Soil Microbiology, Ecology and Biochemistry is going to be held during February 25-26, 2019, in London, UK, on the theme of ?The Future of Ecosystem, Ecosystem for Future?. It provides a premier technical forum for expressing and learning about the advanced research and developments, ...

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First stakeholder conference of the Blue Bioeconomy Forum


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Registration for the first stakeholder conference of the Blue Bioeconomy Forum on 7th December in Amsterdam, is now open. Why should you join us on the 7th December? You will learn about trends, opportunities and challenges that are faced by different actors of the Blue Bioeconomy sector in the EU. ...

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Ostersjofonden Baltic Sea Prize


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Östersjöfonden Baltic Sea Prize is awarded annually to a person, institution or organization which have carried out significant and outstanding contribution to the Baltic Sea environment. Now is time to nominate candidates for the Baltic Sea award 2019! The nominations shall be submitted before November ...

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New books on P- recovery and P-removal


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2018 has seen the publication of two books on phosphorus management, sewage phosphorus removal and P-recovery and recycling technologies and policies - ?Phosphorus recovery and recycling?, Springer, 2018, Editors H. Ohtake & S. Tsuneda, and IWA book ?Phosphorus polluter and resource of the future ...

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Increases in phosphorus losses to and retention in freshwaters


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Annual losses of N and P to freshwaters worldwide nearly doubled over the twentieth century. Agriculture now represents over 50% of these N and P losses. N and P retention doubled (in rivers, dams and reservoirs). Also nearly 400 mtN have accumulated in groundwaters worldwide.

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How much could phosphorus use be reduced?


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A theoretical optimisation model of agriculture, human diet, phosphorus use and recycling suggests that mineral phosphorus input could be reduced by 90%, assuming complete recycling of crop wastes, slaughterhouse waste phosphorus, animal manures and human excreta, no soil P accumulation and low soil ...

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Federacja Zielonych GAJA
5 Lipca 45, 70-374 Szczecin, Poland
Phone. +48 91 489 42 33
Fax + 48 91 489 42 32

Coalition Clean Baltic
Östra Ågatan 53
SE-753 22 Uppsala, Sweden

Project Industrial animal farms in the Baltic Sea Region - sustainable practices to reduce nutrient loads is a part of a long-term campaign of the Coalition Clean Baltic and Green Federation 'GAJA', aiming to reduce the negative impact of large-scale animal production on the environment and local communities in the Baltic Sea Region, particularly by reducing nutrient run-off into the sea. The project is implemented in accordance with a motto The springs of rivers is where the Baltic Sea starts! The project is part-financed by the European Union.