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Progress in Reducing Nutrient Discharges - Helsinki Commission still concerned about Baltic Sea Eutrophication
Helsinki, 29 Aug 2001 - In all Baltic Sea countries, emissions and discharges of nutrients have been reduced since 1987, according to a report accepted by the Helsinki Commission last week. The report, which investigated discharges and losses of nitrogen and phosphorus from 1987 to 1995, is now available at www.helcom.fi/publications.
Wednesday 29 Aug 2001
International Effort To Save Forests Should Target 15 Countries
London/Nairobi, 20 August 2001 - Efforts to save the world's last, critically important forests, should initially focus on just a handful of countries, a new report has found. A unique satellite-based survey of the planet's remaining closed forests, which include virgin, old growth and naturally-regenerated woodlands, has found that over 80 per cent are located in just 15 countries.
Monday 20 Aug 2001
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