News tagged with mediterranean region

Climate change intensifies droughts in Europe

Global warming will exacerbate soil droughts in Europe—droughts will last longer, affect greater areas, and have an impact on more people. If the Earth warms by three degrees Celsius, extreme events could become the normal ...

dateApr 23, 2018 in Environment
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Addressing root causes of forest fires

In a new video, the European Forest Institute (EFI) looks at the key factors of increased forest fire risk in the Mediterranean region and advocates for a new vision based on shifting the focus from reactive fire suppression ...

dateJul 31, 2017 in Environment
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Europe hit by one of the worst droughts since 2003

Much of the European continent has been affected by severe drought in June and July 2015, one of the worst since the drought and heat wave of summer of 2003, according to the latest report by the JRC's European Drought Observatory ...

dateAug 20, 2015 in Environment
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