As a country of great riches in natural resources and rapid economic growth Myanmar faces numerous environmental challenges. SYKE with partners studied how Myanmar´s environmental governance should be strengthened. The study, with a roadmap for actions, was published in February. Mikael Hildén and Kirsi Mäkinen are optimistic about the possibilities to strengthen sustainability, but this will require practical work rather than grand strategies. Read more
A correspondence on invasive species was published in Nature
A correspondence on invasive species was just published in the high level scientific journal, Nature. In this Letter led by a senior scientist Maiju Lehtiniemi from SYKE’s Marine Research Centre the researchers wish that the EU Regulation would concentrate on potential invasive species.
SYKE introduced a report on sustainable forest management to ENVI Committee
The European Parliament Committee on Environment, Public Health and Food Safety (ENVI) delegation visited the Finnish Environment Institute SYKE, where a new report on sustainable forest management was introduced.