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In an interview for the Centre for Ecology, Evolution and Environmental Changes (cE3c-FCUL), Portugal, Mark Sutton (UK Centre f

Post date: 06/16/2017 - 17:27 -- Region: Global

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

Eurostat is currently setting up a strategy for agricultural statistics in the next decade and beyond. An important part in this work is hearing the stakeholders, and Johan Selenius/Eurostat specifically requests input from the nitrogen network and other researchers in the domain. He would therefore strongly appreciate your participation in the public consultation presently open at the address


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.


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.


„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:


Nitrogen plays an important role also in current environmental policy. Details have been compiled in the Nitrogen Alert 1/2015 available here. Both Germany ( and Netherlands ( have recently published relevant policy papers / policy support papers, in their respective national languages.

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