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* Eurostat, the Statistical Office of the European Communities in Luxembourg, has just published the Regions 2000 Statistical Yearbook, offering maps, graphs and texts describing the 211 regions and basic data on CD-ROM. The publication provides the latest regional data on agriculture, population, gross domestic product, employment, unemployment, research and development, tourism and transport. It also gives the regional correlation between a number of key indicators, such as the level of employment in the service sector and the GDP per capita, or employment rates and migration between regions.* Guide of good greenway practice in Europe - Examples of urban and peri-urban projects: published by the European Greenways Association with the support of the European Commission's Environment Directorate-GeneralAEVV - Gare de Namur, Bte 27, 5000 Namur, Belgium. Tel/Fax: (+32) 81/22 42 56 - E-mail: - Internet:* Poisoned health - Facts and arguments in favour of environmental medicine: In spite of increasingly strict legislation, climate change, ozone depletion, exposure to electromagnetic radiation, tens of thousands of synthetic chemical compounds and hundreds of radioactive isotopes have radically altered our everyday environment: water, air and food are contaminated, exposing mankind to a poisonous assault. The authors of this study jointly edited by Jean Huss and Paul Lannoye, call for the effective introduction of the precautionary principle and for "environmental medicine", an approach to medicine that takes appropriate stock of the environment in which illnesses occur."La sante empoisonnee" - J. Huss & Paul Lannoye - Collection: La preuve ecologique - Editions Frison-Roche, 18 Rue Dauphine, 75006 Paris, France. Ref: ISBN 2-87671-308-X

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Date:Oct 25, 2000

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