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SYKE’s vision is Sustainability Transformation!

Leif Schulman.

News 3.11.2021
Finland is one of the top countries in overconsumption. Our unsustainable lifestyle accelerates biodiversity loss and climate change – two of the most pressing environmental crises of our time. Along with other Western countries, Finland needs to make a quick turn towards a new kind of society that enables a sustainable lifestyle.
 

Mainstreaming ecological restoration of streams, rivers and peatlands promotes green development in Europe

News 17.11.2021
This year's exceptional weather conditions, such as the floods in Germany, have drawn attention to the inefficiency of dams and flood walls in the flood management. Instead of these, Professor Daniel Hering from the University of Duisburg-Essen, is calling for measures including the restoration of river flood plains which, in addition to protecting against floods, also slow the biodiversity loss and improve the state of waterways 

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Eeva Primmer and Mikael Hildén: Forest management and sustainability need European level collaboration

SYKE’s Professors Eeva Primmer and Mikael Hildén consider Finland’s role in the EU Forest Strategy in their Ratkaisuja blog: Has Finland taken leadership, or has the lobbying resulted in fragmentation?

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Projects of International Expert Services
SYKE's experts participate in a wide range of international projects which help build the administrative and management capacities of environmental authorities in developing countries and elsewhere. 

Successes of Finland's waste management

High-quality waste management solutions are prerequisite for preserving a safe and clean living environment. The video represents successes of Finland's waste management.

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CIRCnews - Finland towards circular economy: The Circwaste Newsletter 1/2021.
The transition to a circular economy requires regional data and quantitative targets for decision-making. The regions and municipalities emerge as key actors in facilitating a socially just transition towards a circular economy. Now published Circwaste interim report shows the results of the EU Life funded project so far.
"In this newsletter you will find out more about the Circwaste project and some of the recent highlights from our work", says Project Leader Tuuli Myllymaa from the Finnish Environment Institute SYKE.

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