COP 23

Implementing the Paris Agreement

International climate negotiations: New Challenges in View of the COP 23 Climate Change Conference in Bonn. read more
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EMAS at the Environment Agency Austria

Social and economic development impacts the environment. Our work takes that into account. read more
Air emission

Austria´s Informative Inventory Report 2017

The Report (IIR) presents detailed description of trends and methodologies applied in the Austrian Air Emission Inventory for air pollutants. read more
Circular Economy

Public Procurement & EU Action Plan

The Environment Agency Austria (Umweltbundesamt) carried out a study for the EU Parliament on the applicability of ongoing initiatives. read more
Expert Workshop

Towards Animal Free Safety Assessments

Results of the First Austrian Workshop for In Vitro & In Silico Approaches to Safety Assessment of Chemicals and Environmental Media published. read more
Twinning in Zagreb

New Collaboration in Croatia

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Aim of the project is to improve monitoring of chemicals and hazardous substances and the implementation of European standards. read more
Photo competition winners

European landscapes, flora and fauna

This year’s EEA photo competition, NATURE@work, focused on benefits and services we receive from the natural environment around us. read more

Invasive alien species

A prioritised list for risk assessment

An international team of researchers provides concrete suggestions as to which of species should be prioritised for risk assessment in the next few years. read more

European Water Initiative Plus

Managing and protecting water resources in Armenia

In the EUWI+ project Umweltbundesamt experts will support the national authorities achieving further improvements in water quality. read more

News from EEA


Restoring floodplains and wetlands offer value-for-money solution to r...

Investing in 'green infrastructure' like restoring floodplains or wetlands to bolster flood prevention not only generates more e...


European Air Quality Index: current air quality information at your fi...

A new European Air Quality Index, launched today by the European Environment Agency (EEA) and the European Commission, allows us...


Greenhouse gas emissions across EU drop slightly in 2016

Greenhouse gas emissions across the European Union decreased modestly in 2016, according to estimates published in the latest cl...

Latest News


Implementing the Paris Agreement International climate negotiations: New challenges in view of the COP 23 Climate Change Conferenc...


Joining forces of climate adaptation and risk r... The Umweltbundesamt participates in the EU-funded project PLACARD, which facilitates the exchange...


Preventing climate-driven species extinctions:... Study by Umweltbundesamt and University of Vienna: Climate change puts many animal and plant spec...

English Studies & Reports

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National Action Plan pursuant to Article 5 of the Stockholm Convention on POPs and Article 6 of t... This report is the second review of the National Action Plan pursuant to Article 5 of the Stockho...

First Austrian Science Coordination Workshop for In Vitro & In Silico Approaches to safety Assess... Toxicological science has been increasingly focused on animal-free and mechanism-based test metho...

Fact finding Workshop on the active Tectonics of the Krsko Region. Technical Workshop, Klagenfurt/Celovec, 07.04.2016.