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EEA-Experts are faces of the campaign "EU protects"

The EU supports and connects thousands of people from different European countries and helps them to work together across borders. read more
Sustainably Yours!

Photo competition: And the winner is...

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The winners of EEA’s photo competition have been chosen. People across Europe sent more than 400 pictures. read more

Soft tourism along the Danube

11 destinations along the Danube have been certified as flagship regions for promoting sustainable mobility and tourism services and officially became a Danube.Pearl. read more
World Water Day 2019

Austrian know-how for water protection in Serbia

Umweltbundesamt assists in implementation of EU Water Framework Directive and will work on a national water management plan for Serbia in the next 18 month. read more
Updated Figures

Austria's Annual Greenhouse Gas Inventory 1990-2017

In 2017 GHG emissions amounted to 82.3 million tonnes of CO2 equivalents. This corresponds to a 3.3% increase compared to 2016. read more
European Water Initiative Plus

Water quality monitoring in the EU Neighbourhood

Programme for 2019 in the EUWI+ project: Solutions for water resource management in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Moldova, Belarus and Ukraine. read more

How to easily save energy and money?

EEA and Partners from Cyprus are proud to present the Energy Savings Tool – an online tool to help individuals to make energy- and cost-efficient choices. read more

annual bathing water report

Austrian bathing sites among the top three in Europe

99.2% of Austrian bathing sites meet the standards for water quality, says the new bathing water report published by the European Environment Agency (EEA). read more

Know how transfer

Modernising waste management in Georgia

A delegation from Georgia visited Austria to study advanced European practice in waste management focussing on extended producer responsibility in Austria. read more

News from EEA


EU Member States make only mixed progress in reducing emissions under ...

European Union (EU) Member States have made only mixed progress in reducing emissions of the most harmful air pollutants, accord...


European pollutant register an important tool for EU in tackling indus...

A decade after its launch, the European Pollutant Release and Transfer Register (E-PRTR) continues to prove its value. The onlin...


Ammonia emissions from agriculture continue to pose problems for Europ...

While emissions of most air pollutants remain on a downward trend across the European Union, emissions of ammonia from the agric...

Latest News


Water quality accurately measured In order to maintain water quality in Austria, the quality of groundwater is investigated up to f...


Modernising waste management in Georgia A delegation from the Georgian Ministry of Environment visited Austria to study advanced European...


Images of tradition and green solutions win pho... The winners of the European Environment Agency’s photo competition, ‘Sustainably Yours’, ha...

English Studies & Reports

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Austria´s National Air Emission Projections 2019 for 2020, 2025 and 2030. This report covers the results for projections of the air pollutants sulphur dioxide (SO2), nitro...

GHG Projections and Assessment of Policies and Measures in Austria. This report presents information on projections, policies and measures related to greenhouse gas...