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Forests promote health and well-being among school pupils
Press release | Published: 2018-08-30

Forests promote health and well-being among school pupils. The Finnish Environment Institute has made an analysis based on spatial data on the location of primary and secondary schools with relation t......

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Nature relationship of day care centres and schools
Content page | Published: 2018-09-11

Education supports the achievement of all of the goals of sustainable development put forward by the UN. According to the goal of education for sustainable development, all students on a global scale...

Finland and sustainable well-being > Nature relationship of day care centres and schools
Posters
Content page | Published: 2018-05-30

The posters are in chronological and alphabetical order. This is not a complete collection of Zonation posters. 2018 Ranking Natura 2000 habitats and Natura 2000 ...

Research & Development > Ecosystem services > Specialist work > Zonation in Finland > Zonation materials > Posters
Zonation in Finland
Content page | Published: 2018-05-30

Zonation software supports more sustainable decision-making in conservation and land-use planning in Finland   Zonation is a spatial conservation prioritization software develop...

Research & Development > Ecosystem services > Specialist work > Zonation in Finland
Zonation projects and research
Content page | Published: 2018-05-30

This page presents projects and research questions from Finland in which Zonation-program have been used. List is not comprehensive and it is updated every now and then. See links below eac...

Research & Development > Ecosystem services > Specialist work > Zonation in Finland > Zonation projects and research
Smallholder forest producers in a changing climate
News | Published: 2017-06-21

Smallholder forest producers are playing an important role in mitigating climate change, both through innovative practical action and political efforts via their producer organizations. New study show......

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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
SYKE introduced a report on sustainable forest management to ENVI Committee
News | Published: 2016-05-18

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 wa......

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The climate challenge requires significant new innovations for Finnish wood use
Press release | Published: 2016-04-27

An international agreement was made in Paris to substantially reduce greenhouse gas emissions over the coming decades. However, a recent study shows that the current Finnish wood bioeconomy fails to m......

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The endangered white-backed woodpecker can thrive in commercial forests
News | Published: 2015-06-15

UPM, WWF Finland, Finnish Environment Institute and Metsähallitus Parks & Wildlife Finland have carried through a joint project to promote the living conditions of the endangered white-backed woodpec......

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Nature is conserved for its owns sake – and for all of us
News | Published: 2014-07-18

Along with the pressure to economize on public budgets, also nature conservation faces a need to understand how incentives reward for conservation. The idea of ecosystem service payments is often coup......

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Knowledge, communication and targeting of biodiversity conservation
Project | Published: 2013-11-19

Short link to this page: www.syke.fi/projects/BDtargeting This interdisciplinary research project addresses the targeting challenge in allocating the efforts to conserve biodiversity. ...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Knowledge, communication and targeting of biodiversity conservation
Towards reliable extinction threat evaluation of the poorly known wood-inhabiting fungi
Project | Published: 2013-05-31

Research on the ecology and conservation biology of wood-inhabiting fungi has lately been active in northern Europe. Majority of the research has been focusing on a single species group, polypores, w...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Towards reliable extinction threat evaluation of the poorly known wood-inhabiting fungi
A tool for assessing environmental and economic impacts of forest bioenergy (METY)
Project | Published: 2015-10-09

Project description The aim of the project is to assess environmental (carbon and nutrient balances) and economic impacts of the production and utilization of forest bioenergy. A tool for this k...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > A tool for assessing environmental and economic impacts of forest bioenergy (METY)
Threatened forest species
Content page | Published: 2013-05-02

Critically endangered Buxbaumia viridis © Terhi Ryttäri SYKE has the responsibility to manage and update a database of threatened species’ occurrences in Finland. SYKE and Forestry De...

Research & Development > Ecosystem services > Specialist work > METSO Programme > Threatened forest species
Expertise on nature management
Content page | Published: 2013-05-02

Forest management with fire © Tapio Heikkilä People working at the Biodiversity Centre of SYKE have a long history in research and development of nature management and restoration techn...

Research & Development > Ecosystem services > Specialist work > METSO Programme > Expertise on nature management
METSO Programme
Content page | Published: 2016-06-16

Aspen ( Populus tremula ) in autumn foliage © Marja-Leena Nenonen The Forest Biodiversity Programme METSO is based on voluntary forest conservation and management. The programme started...

Research & Development > Ecosystem services > Specialist work > METSO Programme
Zonation supporting METSO
Content page | Published: 2013-05-02

Forest patch on a flark fen © Aarno Torvinen Zonation is a conservation planning framework and software. It is a tool for better decision-making while targeting forest conservation, res...

Research & Development > Ecosystem services > Specialist work > METSO Programme > Zonation supporting METSO
Bridging the gap between qualitative problem structuring and quantitative decision analysis in forestry
Project | Published: 2013-04-17

Project description Today's forestry is challenged by demands relating to global, regional, and local as well as public, institutional, and private perspectives. In upcoming decades, societ...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Bridging the gap between qualitative problem structuring and quantitative decision analysis in forestry
Carbon sequestration in climate impacts assessment of wood construction
Project | Published: 2013-04-11

Project description The project aims to examine the climate impacts of wood construction and study how to include carbon sequestration in calculation of climate impacts of buildings and b...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Carbon sequestration in climate impacts assessment of wood construction

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