In a five year project funded by the European Science Foundation programme "Nitrogen in Europe", 200 scientists/experts in the field produced "The European Nitrogen Assessment", which explains the state of the threats to water, air and soil quality and the impacts on biodiversity and climate change in Europe and highlights the possible solutions. The assessment can be downloaded from: http://www.nine-esf.org/ENA-Book
The use of fertilizers in agriculture has increased the productivity of our farms. However, this increase has come with a price. Fertilizers and other chemicals end up in our streams and rivers, and eventually in our oceans. The run-off from these chemicals creates algae blooms that result in dead zones and destroy our corals, fish and mangroves. Watch this video, produced in partnership with UNEP, and learn what you can do to help!
The Right Way to Grow...4R Nutrient Stewardship - PART 1 of 2. An overview of the 4Rs. How these concepts apply to large-scale agriculture in developed countries and also to small-holder farms in less developed regions. Through graphics and field scenes, the presentation provides more insight for further understanding of the 4Rs.