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    Ozone: protective or harmful?

    Stratospheric ozone protects life on Earth whilst tropospheric ozone, more prevalent in summer because of high temperatures and pollution, is a harmful gas. What causes ozone?...
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    Mercury: a substance with useful but dangerous properties!

    Mercury enjoys very special physical-chemical properties. But this substance and its compounds are toxic, persistent in the environment and bio-accumulate in the food chain....
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    An international treaty for checking and reducing mercury emissions

    Mercury is mainly used in industrial products and processes. It persists in the environment, bio-accumulates in the food chain and can travel long distances. For restricting these...
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    Recreational craft

    Motorised boats for sports and leisure, just like other motorised vehicles, can produce quite a noise. You can hear this when at sea or on an inland waterway a jet-ski or motor...
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    Climate change

    *   Reduction of greenhouse gas emissions   *   International mechanisms   *   Reporting and Monitoring   * ...
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    Any question about the environment?

    Would you like to consult the National Climate Plan? Are you looking for more information about biodiversity or our North Sea? Or would you like a copy of a Royal Decree on...
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    Trains

    Noise is one of the main environmental impacts of railway traffic. That is why standards are imposed for the noise trains produce. For trains which ride the Trans European...
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    International Affairs

    *   CCIEP and ICE   *   Environment and health   *   Biodiversity   *   Citizenship  and environnement ...
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    Product policy

    *   Product Policy Coordination   *   Product Managers Coordination   *   Legal Instruments   *   Socio-educational Instruments   *   Economic Instruments   *   Ecolabel  Focal...
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    Air and climate change

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