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Maahanmuuttajia ihailemassa Kolin järvimaisemaa
Immigrants familiarize with landscapes of National Park Koli, Finland. © Aleksandra Riki

Nature as a solution for immigrant integration in Nordic countries

Press release, August 20, 2018:
Immigration to the Nordic region has increased fast during recent decades. Large portion of the newcomers are asylum seekers. These developments promote the need for revisiting and developing new approaches for the successful immigrant integration. According to a Nordic team of researchers, nature-based integration can offer a new perspective to meet these challenges. More




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International cooperation improves state of the Gulf of Finland 

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Cooperation involving Finland, Estonia, and Russia has improved the state of the Gulf of Finland. SYKE's scientific understanding of eutrophication and its skills in fighting it have played a significant role in the cooperation.


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