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Realising the health benefits of nature through urban planning
Press release | Published: 2017-08-24

The health and well-being impacts of contacts with nature are increasingly being discussed in relation to environmental policies in Finland and around Europe. Access to nature is important even in den......

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Eeva Furman
Content page | Published: 2017-07-17

  Director, professor Environmental Policy Centre phD   Email: firstname.surname@ymparisto.fi Telephone: 0295 251 123 Skype: syke_eevafurman Finnish......

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Finns value urban living
Press release | Published: 2017-06-20

According to the latest “Asukasbarometri” (Residents’ barometer) survey, more and more Finns want to live in an urban environment. Urbanisation is also seen in changes in life style such as the increa......

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Research & Development
Content page | Published: 2016-02-08

We research environmental changes and their backgrounds, as well as search for methods to resolve problems. Our work involves interaction between nature, the environment and humans. We tackle si...

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Research programme
Content page | Published: 2013-04-26

In our urbanizing world, the structural features, everyday functioning and governance of human settlements have major consequences for environmental quality and the use of natural resources, with bot...

Research & Development > Built environment > Research programme
Beyond MALPE-coordination: integrative envisioning - BEMINE
Project | Published: 2017-01-18

Beyond MALPE-coordination: integrative envisioning (BEMINE) aims to build upon the existing Finnish MALPE city-regional planning approach, which includes land use (M), housing (A), transport (L), ser...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Beyond MALPE-coordination: integrative envisioning - BEMINE
Environmental impact assessment of nearly zero energy building
Project | Published: 2016-06-10

The European Commission’s Energy Performance of Buildings directive requires all new buildings to be nearly zero-energy according to the given time frame. The ministry of environment is responsible f...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Environmental impact assessment of nearly zero energy building
Scenario calculations of buildings for energy and climate strategy (RakSkenE)
Project | Published: 2016-06-10

About 80% of the greenhouse gas emissions that cause warming climate are from energy production and consumption (including transportation). This means that energy and climate policies are a compact u...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Scenario calculations of buildings for energy and climate strategy (RakSkenE)
National Spatial Data Infrastructure for Integrated Coastal and Marine Spatial Planning (ZAN-SDI)
Project | Published: 2016-05-24

Project Description: The importance of geospatial information and its essential role in the sustainable development has been widely recognised and raised interest towards nation-specific infr...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > National Spatial Data Infrastructure for Integrated Coastal and Marine Spatial Planning (ZAN-SDI)
Experts
Content page | Published: 2016-02-08

SYKE employs more than 580 professionals, almost 430 of them in research and expert tasks. Our expertise and extensive cooperation with our partners provide valuable new insights into sustainable dev...

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New methods improve the quality of environmental impact assessments
Press release | Published: 2016-01-14

New methods make it easier to recognise and systematically assess the most significant environmental impacts of various projects, and to illustrate the results. They also improve the participation pos......

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Research & Development > Ecosystem services > New methods improve the quality of environmental impact assessments
Research & Development > Water > New methods improve the quality of environmental impact assessments
Coordinated and Integrated Permitting System (CIPS) in South Africa
Project | Published: 2015-12-18

Project Description The Overall Objective (intended long-term impact) of the Project was improved environmental governance in terms of enhanced service delivery of DEA by simplifying the environ...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Coordinated and Integrated Permitting System (CIPS) in South Africa
Second homes already outnumber permanent homes in one in five municipalities
Press release | Published: 2015-06-11

Finnish second home tourism no longer consists solely of holidaying at a modest summer cottage. Instead, Finns are increasingly spending time at second homes equipped for year round living....

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SYKE – building a sustainable society for two decades
Press release | Published: 2015-03-02

The Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE) began its operations 20 years ago in March 1995. In the same year, Finland joined the EU. “By virtue of Finland’s EU membership, SYKE was able to take part in ......

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Dr Joe Ravetz is a visual thinker
News | Published: 2015-02-05

The public lecture held by Dr Joe Ravetz is loaded with hand drawn maps and pictures. Even his self-presentation on the Urban 3.0 website is partly a comic strip. "I am a researcher of sustainable fut......

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Urban Zones Applied in Planning (Urban Zone 3)
Project | Published: 2015-02-04

Urban Zone 3 project is dealing with the future development of the urban form in Finnish urban regions. Travel-related urban zone method is applied in various planning cases of different-sized Finnis...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Urban Zones Applied in Planning (Urban Zone 3)
Change in Business Ecosystems for Local Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency - Better Energy Services for Consumers (USE)
Project | Published: 2015-09-25

Background It is increasingly acknowledged that production technologies alone will not meet the sustainability challenge. Attention must be paid to the factors which influence consumption at the...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Change in Business Ecosystems for Local Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency - Better Energy Services for Consumers (USE)
Paula Kivimaa
Content page | Published: 2014-12-12

Senior Researcher PhD (organisations and management) Docent (sustainability management, Aalto University School of Business) Finnish Environment Instit......

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Environmental information for common use
Content page | Published: 2014-10-29

I am Saku Anttila, Senior Research Scientist at the Finnish Environment Institute. My work here is related to promoting the use of satellite images and geographical information in environmental monito......

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Development of the Urban Form in Helsinki and Stockholm metropolitan areas
Project | Published: 2014-09-24

Photo: Panu Söderström Objectives The study focuses on differences and similarities of land use, regional and urban structures and transport systems of Helsinki and Stockholm metropol...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Development of the Urban Form in Helsinki and Stockholm metropolitan areas

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