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Sustainability, the Journal of Record, has published a special issue on institutional nitrogen footprints.

Post date: 05/11/2017 - 17:31 -- Region: North-America

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Post date: 05/11/2017 - 17:22 -- Region: Global

On the 6th of March, Prof. Mark Sutton was interviewed by BBC radio, about nitrogen use efficiency in farming systems.

Post date: 03/06/2017 - 15:36 -- Region: Global

The Tulane University (New Orleans, US) has announced the next phase of the their 'Tulane Nitrogen Reduction Challenge', an international competition that will award $1 million to the entrepeneur, researcher or inventor with the best plan to reduce the amount of nutrients entering the world's lakes, rivers and oceans through storm water runoff and ultimately reduce the hypoxic zone in the Gulf of Mexico.

 

For more information, go to the Tulane website.

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The INI regional centre for North America has a new director. Jill Baron (USGS) was elected to become the new director. Jill replaces Eric Davidson who did a great job in leading the North American centre of the last four years.

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„INI Nitrogen alerts“ have been sent – if you wish to be included in future alerts, please sign up to the INI Europe address list as shown above. The complete text of the “Nitrogen alert 2/2015” is accessible here:

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Nitrogen plays an important role also in current environmental policy. Details have been compiled in the Nitrogen Alert 1/2015 available here. Both Germany (http://www.umweltrat.de/SharedDocs/Downloads/DE/02_Sondergutachten/2012_2016/2015_01_SG_Stickstoff_HD_KK.html) and Netherlands (http://pas.natura2000.nl) have recently published relevant policy papers / policy support papers, in their respective national languages.

Please find more details in the “INI Nitrogen alert”:

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The “International Nitrogen Management System” under the auspices of UNEP and funding from GEF (the Global Environmental Facility) is entering a new phase of preparation. This is an INI activity – Mark Sutton and the CEH team are leading this on behalf of INI. Details are available from the dedicated INMS web site (www.inms.international). You may be interested to attend a stakeholder meeting provisionally scheduled for Lisbon, April 27-28, or a modelers’ meeting planned in Edinburgh May 5-6 (these dates are now confirmed, but please contact Clare Howard via the web site).

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