Too much of a good thing

Journal name:
Nature
Volume:
472,
Pages:
159–161
Date published:
DOI:
doi:10.1038/472159a
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Curbing nitrogen emissions is a central environmental challenge for the twenty-first century, argue Mark Sutton and his colleagues.

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  1. Mark A. Sutton is at the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Edinburgh EH26 0QB, UK. He is co-chair of the UNECE Task Force on Reactive Nitrogen and a contributor to the European Nitrogen Assessment.

  2. Oene Oenema is at Alterra, Wageningen 6700 AA, the Netherlands. He is co-chair of the UNECE Task Force on Reactive Nitrogen and a contributor to the European Nitrogen Assessment.

  3. Jan Willem Erisman is at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 1081 HV Amsterdam, the Netherlands

  4. Adrian Leip is at the European Commission-Joint Research Centre, Institute for Environment and Sustainability, I-21027 Ispra, Italy

  5. Hans van Grinsven is at the PBL Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency, 3720 AH Bilthoven

  6. Wilfried Winiwarter is at the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, A-2361 Laxenburg, Austria.

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