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Content page | Published: 2013-05-08

SYKE provides essential information and innovative solutions for building a sustainable society SYKE studies and evaluates the development paths of the society and their sustainability by co...

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Content page | Published: 2013-05-08

SYKE to become a carbon neutral organization by 2017 We will reduce emissions of the research vessel Aranda into the air We will reduce total carbon dioxide emissions of travelling ...

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Habitat Bank
Project | Published: 2016-06-30

The Habitat Bank of Finland, originating in a Helsinki Challenge awarded idea "Biodiversity NOW!", is an umbrella project analysing, developing and piloting the principles of ecological compensation ...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Habitat Bank
New report on the development of Myanmar’s environmental administration completed with Finnish support
Press release | Published: 2016-05-25

Myanmar is undergoing industrialisation and urbanisation at a rapid pace. According to an assessment conducted by the Finnish Environment Institute, it is important to develop basic functions of Myanm......

Current > Press releases > New report on the development of Myanmar’s environmental administration completed with Finnish support
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
Needs Assessment for the Effective Implementation of the Environmental Conservation Law in Myanmar
Project | Published: 2015-12-15

Detailed description of project Objectives of the assessment were three-fold: Carry out a comprehensive review of the Environmental Conservation Law (ECL) in Myanmar and an assessment o...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Needs Assessment for the Effective Implementation of the Environmental Conservation Law in Myanmar
Sustainability experimentation seminar in SYKE
Content page | Published: 2015-10-31

The seminar "Sustainability experimentation: interplay between grassroots and institutions", opened by Professor Stephen Zavestoski, and followed by presentations on experiments from a range of angles......

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Intermediaries in the energy transition: The invisible work of creating markets for sustainable energy solutions (TRIPOD) > Sustainability experimentation seminar in SYKE
Intermediaries in the energy transition: The invisible work of creating markets for sustainable energy solutions (TRIPOD)
Project | Published: 2015-09-23

Project TRIPOD is a consortium project led by Aalto University, with SYKE and the Consumer Society Research Centre (CSRC) of the University of Helsinki as partners. TRIPOD will empirically ...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Intermediaries in the energy transition: The invisible work of creating markets for sustainable energy solutions (TRIPOD)
Environmental social sciences
Content page | Published: 2017-05-26

© Photo: Jari Lyytimäki Understanding the causes, impacts and governance of environmental problems calls for social science approaches. SYKE engages in environmental social science r...

Research & Development > Environmental social sciences
SYKE researcher wins best paper award
News | Published: 2014-09-03

Dr Paula Kivimaa, a senior researcher at the Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE), was awarded the best paper prize at the 5th International Conference on Sustainability Transitions....

Current > News > SYKE researcher wins best paper award
Farming culture in transition to sustainable agriculture - a practice approach
Project | Published: 2014-08-26

Agricultural production needs to become sustainable. Currently prevalent agricultural practices cause not only significant environmental impacts but are in need of change in order to guarantee adequa...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Farming culture in transition to sustainable agriculture - a practice approach
Latest IPCC report: Climate change poses risks to the well-being of nature and people – but there are ways of mitigating these risks
Press release | Published: 2014-04-28

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has approved the second part of its Fifth Assessment Report (AR5), titled Climate Change 2014: Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability, at the IPCC ......

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Research & Development > Built environment > Latest IPCC report: Climate change poses risks to the well-being of nature and people – but there are ways of mitigating these risks
Research & Development > Climate change > Latest IPCC report: Climate change poses risks to the well-being of nature and people – but there are ways of mitigating these risks
Research & Development > Consumption and production > Latest IPCC report: Climate change poses risks to the well-being of nature and people – but there are ways of mitigating these risks
Research & Development > Ecosystem services > Latest IPCC report: Climate change poses risks to the well-being of nature and people – but there are ways of mitigating these risks
Research & Development > Water > Latest IPCC report: Climate change poses risks to the well-being of nature and people – but there are ways of mitigating these risks
ICP IM Network
Content page | Published: 2013-03-27

    ICP IM site map large  (JPG) The following countries have continued data submission to the ICP IM data base during the period 2012–2016: Austria, Be...

Research & Development > Ecosystem services > Monitoring > Integrated Monitoring > ICP IM Network
Ecosystem Services and Human Health - Argumenta Project
Project | Published: 2013-05-28

The project “Ecosystem services and human health” is jointly carried out by the Finnish Forest Research Institute and the Finnish Environment Institute during the years 2013–2014. The aim of this pro...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Ecosystem Services and Human Health - Argumenta Project
Coordination of ICP IM
Content page | Published: 2013-06-06

Expert institutes collect and report primary data to the National Focal Point (NFP). They are responsible for data quality. The NFP, with or without the help of expert institutes,...

Research & Development > Ecosystem services > Monitoring > Integrated Monitoring > Coordination of ICP IM
ICP IM Activities
Content page | Published: 2013-06-06

Review of activities Meetings Data Scientific work in priority topics Activies and tasks planned for 2018-2019 Review of the ICP IM activities in 2016-2017 ...

Research & Development > Ecosystem services > Monitoring > Integrated Monitoring > ICP IM Activities
Publications from ICP IM
Content page | Published: 2013-06-06

Links to Recent publications 26th Annual Report 2017 Long-term sulphate and inorganic nitrogen mass balance budgets in European ICP Integrated Monitoring catchments (1990-2012). Vuoren...

Research & Development > Ecosystem services > Monitoring > Integrated Monitoring > Publications from ICP IM
Recent FinLTSER publications
Content page | Published: 2013-05-27

Some recent publications highlighting the cutting-edge of research carried out in the FinLTSER framework are listed below: Fu, B., Forsius, M. and Liu, J. 2013. Ecosystem services: climate c...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Finnish Long-Term Socio-Ecological Research network FinLTSER > Recent FinLTSER publications
Regulation by environmental quality standards – Institutionalisation of ecosystem approach in coastal management (ENSCA)
Project | Published: 2013-04-17

Aims and focus The ENSCA project has analysed institutionalisation of the EU Water Framework Directive in Finland by identifying the hybrid actor-networks through which a...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Regulation by environmental quality standards – Institutionalisation of ecosystem approach in coastal management (ENSCA)
Path Dependence and Path Creation in Energy Systems - A Multi-Level Perspective on Technological, Business and Policy Innovations (EnPath)
Project | Published: 2013-04-30

Background and Objectives Energy systems are largely characterised by path dependence. Decisions taken in the past limit the options available today. Fuel choices, conversion technologies and di...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Path Dependence and Path Creation in Energy Systems - A Multi-Level Perspective on Technological, Business and Policy Innovations (EnPath)

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