Birdboxes, photo Miika Heikkonen

Yle's One Million Nest Boxes campaign helping birds in need

At the beginning of March the Finnish Broadcasting Company Yle launched the One Million Bird Boxes campaign, which is set to introduce one million new bird boxes to Finnish trees by the end of May 2017. A million bird boxes will provide homes to ten million hatchlings, motivate people to do hundreds of thousands of outdoor treks and create a veritable cacophony of congratulatory chirping to commemorate Finland's centenary. Read more

Article by SYKE researchers selected Highly Commended Paper by network awards for excellence

The scientific article by Kirsi Mäkinen, Paula Kivimaa and Ville Helminen, “Path creation for urban mobility transitions - linking aspects of urban form to transport policy analysis” was published in an international journal Management of Environmental Quality (2015 Vol 26 4 E) and has been selected by the journal’s editorial team as a Highly Commended Paper in the 2016 Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence. Read more


Paris and beyond: Essential recommendations

The policy brief focuses on the options to enhance climate change mitigation in the UNFCCC framework in the post 2020 era. Policy Brief: Read more

Towards better environmental regulation

Streamlining and removing outdated and unnecessary regulation is important. However, improving regulation is more than mere deregulation; it should serve ambitious targets, emphasize researchers from SYKE. Policy Brief: Read more

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Anke Kremp
The surprising elements of nature inspire this researcher of algae 2016-04-26
My name is Anke Kremp and I work as a researcher at the Finnish Environment Institute. My work focuses on phytoplankton ecology and evolutionary research. Phytoplankton is the foundation of the food web in water systems, which is why it is important to understand the workings of this diverse group of organisms.
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Towards A Sustainable and Genuinely Green Economy. The value and social significance of ecosystem services in Finland (TEEB for Finland)

Publication SY 1 en 2015 cover.jpgThis report presents the results from the research project National Assessment of the Economics of Ecosystem Services in Finland (TEEB Finland). This pioneering project aimed to initiate a systematic national process for the integration of ecosystem services and related biodiversity (i.e. natural capital) into all levels of decision-making. Read more

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