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A correspondence on invasive species was published in Nature
News | Published: 2016-05-23

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 r......

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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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Research & Development > Consumption and production > The climate challenge requires significant new innovations for Finnish wood use
Research & Development > Ecosystem services > The climate challenge requires significant new innovations for Finnish wood use
New online tool to standardise assessment of the status of European seas
News | Published: 2016-03-22

A new tool for the assessment of the state of the sea (NEAT) has been developed in a large joint European research project DEVOTES, which aims to develop indicators and assessment methods for marine b......

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Research & Development > Water > New online tool to standardise assessment of the status of European seas
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 > Climate change > New methods improve the quality of environmental impact assessments
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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
Members
Content page | Published: 2015-12-16

Members of the Nature Panel, the Finnish national IPBES panel, 2015–2018 Chair: Professor Jari Niemelä, University of Helsinki Other members: Director Petri Ahlroth...

Research & Development > Ecosystem services > Specialist work > Nature Panel > Members
Nature Panel
Content page | Published: 2016-06-16

Nature Panel (the Finnish national IPBES panel) promotes the science-policy interface for biodiversity and ecosystem services. The chair of the multidisciplinary Nature Panel is Professor Jari Niemel...

Research & Development > Ecosystem services > Specialist work > Nature Panel
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
Potential and Pitfalls of Alternative Approaches to Ecosystem Service Valuation (ValuES)
Project | Published: 2015-10-05

  © Photo: Aarno Torvinen/YHA kuvapankki The ValuES project analyzed the potential of alternative valuation approaches in valuing ecosystem services in different management...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Potential and Pitfalls of Alternative Approaches to Ecosystem Service Valuation (ValuES)
Article on valuing biodiversity in environmental management - the most downloaded in the Ecological Indicators journal
News | Published: 2015-09-23

Researchers from the Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE) and the University of Helsinki have together released an article on valuing biodiversity in environmental management. Titled ‘How to value bi......

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Magaliesberg Biosphere Reserve was established in South-Africa with Finland’s support
Press release | Published: 2015-09-14

Finnish Environment Institute and the Central Finland Centre for Economic Development, Transport and Environment have supported the establishment of a new Biosphere Reserve in North-West Province of S......

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Research & Development > Ecosystem services > Magaliesberg Biosphere Reserve was established in South-Africa with Finland’s support
Cormorant population grew to 24,000 breeding pairs
Press release | Published: 2015-08-14

© Heikki Kotiranta A total of approximately 24,000 cormorant nests were counted in Finland in summer 2015, an increase of 19% from the previous year. 75% of the numerical growth was focuse......

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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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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 ......

Current > Press releases > SYKE – building a sustainable society for two decades
New information on the environmental impacts of stump wood energy through 3D modelling
Press release | Published: 2015-01-02

Tree stumps and root systems are a significant but controversial source of bioenergy in Finland due to their environmental impacts. Now Finnish and Norwegian researchers have developed a new method th......

Current > Press releases > New information on the environmental impacts of stump wood energy through 3D modelling
Fluxes of Terminal Electron Acceptors: Linking Human Disturbance to the Health of Aquatic Systems (TEAQUILA)
Project | Published: 2014-12-05

In the TEAQUILA project we will focus on improving the state of aquatic ecosystems by controlling the load of terminal electron acceptors (TEAs), besides decreasing nutrient loading. The analysis of ...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Fluxes of Terminal Electron Acceptors: Linking Human Disturbance to the Health of Aquatic Systems (TEAQUILA)
Climate Change Indicators and Vulnerability of Boreal Zone Applying Innovative Observation and Modeling (EU Life+ MONIMET)
Project | Published: 2014-08-20

The magnitude of climate change is considered to be dependent on the atmospheric load of the two most important greenhouse gases, carbon dioxide (CO 2 ) and methane (CH 4 ). The terrestrial biospher...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Climate Change Indicators and Vulnerability of Boreal Zone Applying Innovative Observation and Modeling (EU Life+ MONIMET)
Cormorant population exceeds 20,000 breeding pairs
Press release | Published: 2014-08-01

A total of 20,350 cormorant nests were counted in Finland in summer 2014, an increase of nine per cent from the previous year. In contrast to other sea areas, the breeding population of the southern B......

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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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Assessing the role of economic instruments in policy mixes for biodiversity conservation and ecosystem services provision (POLICYMIX)
Project | Published: 2013-04-11

POLICYMIX analysed economic instruments for biodiversity conservation in a mix of operational conservation policy instruments. To this end, POLICYMIX developed an integrated evaluation framework that...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Assessing the role of economic instruments in policy mixes for biodiversity conservation and ecosystem services provision (POLICYMIX)

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