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OECD Environmental Performance Reviews: Peru 2017
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This report is the first review of Peru’s environmental performance. It evaluates progress towards sustainable development and green growth, with a focus on environmental management (air, waste and chemicals, water and biodiversity) and the...
OECD Environmental Performance Reviews: Canada 2017
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This is the third Environmental Performance Review of Canada. It evaluates progress towards sustainable development and green growth, with special features on climate change mitigation and urban wastewater management.


Water withdrawals
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Water withdrawals are defined as freshwater taken from ground or surface water sources, either permanently or temporarily, and conveyed to a place of use.
Safety Assessment of Transgenic Organisms in the Environment, Volume 7
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Volume 7 describes the biology of two major crops: TOMATO and SORGHUM (centres of origin, genetics, hybridisation, production, uses, ecology) and an animal species: ATLANTIC SALMON (ecology, rearing and genetics for 'wild' and 'farmed' forms). It...
Making the Slovak Republic a more resource efficient economy
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The Slovak Republic is a country with a limited natural resource base, an important manufacturing sector and rising materials consumption. Coherent polices that aim at increasing resource efficiency and  achieving green growth are vital for...

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Global emissions of greenhouse gases must be reduced to net zero by the end of the century in order to keep the global average temperature increase below 2°C.
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