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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

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 ( 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).


The proceedings of the 18th Nitrogen workshop held in Lisbon, June 30 - July 3, 2014, are now available at the INI web site for download. The 18th Nitrogen workshop has been organized with support of INI Europe.


A special issue of “Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environmenthas being published, containing 13 articles on nitrogen losses from agriculture in the Baltic Sea region. Please see the overview article authored by Per Stålnacke, Marianne Bechmann and Arvo Iital at, and the papers cited therein.

With a meeting in Windsor, UK, September 15-16, the “EU Nitrogen Expert Panel” was officially constituted. The EU Nitrogen Expert Panel is an independent group of representatives from academia, policy and industry cooperating under the patronage of Fertilizers Europe, representing the European fertilizer industry. In its terms of reference, the panel aims to improve the nitrogen use efficiency in the food chain in Europe. 

The concepts and goals of INI Europe were presented by Wilfried Winiwarter at the workshop ‘Managing Nitrogen and Phosphorus loads to water bodies: characterization and solutions’ organized by JRC in Ispra, Italy. Target audience were water pollution and eutrophication experts from EU enlargement and integration countries, especially focusing on Eastern Europe. An extended abstract of this presentation is available here.