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Impact of climate change on French tributaries of the Rhine: updating future flows

Spread across 9 countries, the Rhine river basin faces significant challenges in relation to managing floods and water resources. Irstea has published an estimate of future flows for the French section of the Rhine, updated using the latest IPCC climate...

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Confidence, the key ingredient in integrating the three pillars of sustainable development

Is economic growth always detrimental to the environment? Is the primary principle of prosperity based on specialization and lower prices? What is the relationship between a properly functioning society and economic dynamism? More generally, can the three...

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Improving management of Asian knotweeds alongside transport routes

Invasive alien species, Asian knotweeds are spreading throughout the landscape. Their growth across transport infrastructure has highlighted three challenges: environmental, safety and economic. Completed in early 2018, the Dynarp project provides unique...

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ADAMONT : an integrated adjustment model for low mountain regions

For 3 years (2015-2017), the Irstea Grenoble Center has been working on adjustment to climate change in low mountain regions. The project was supported by the Ministry for Environmental and Inclusive Transition, the GICC program (Climate Change Impact...

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Bioavailability is central to the evaluation of ecotoxicology risks

Following Effects of Ecotoxicology and Ecotoxicology, communities supporting ecosystems, the third book in the Ecotoxicology series (ISTE Editions) looks at the idea of bioavailability of pollutants with a particular focus on aquatic environments. Alongside...

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Sharing water resources

There is water on Earth. However, as P. Barthelemy points out, "The Earth is actually brown, dyed blue." He indicates that despite the planet's blue colour, easily accessible fresh water is very scarce. That's why it's so important to save, preserve and evaluate the resource, now and for the future. Irstea research is currently tackling this universal and practical issue.

Published 10/02/2014

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Irstea, the National Research Institute of Science and Technology for Environment and Agriculture, is Public Scientific and Technical Research Establishment (EPST). Irstea consits of 9 sites in France.

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Agricultural equipment projet : questionnaire set up for manufacturers

Irstea has been commissioned to identify the strengths and weaknesses of the agricultural equipment sector and to deliver support recommendations to encourage industrial innovation and development as part of the French industrial development and agricultural ecology project.

Participate in the online questionnaire.