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The Finnish Environment Institute’s responsibility report 2022: towards a sustainability transition through research evidence 

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News 2023-05-08
The Finnish Environment Institute (Syke) published its second responsibility report on the impact of its operations on the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. The report also describes the Finnish Environment Institute’s responsibility management and social responsibility as well as carbon footprint using a new, more comprehensive calculation method.

Syke Policy Brief: Preventing biodiversity loss with ecological restoration (stt.fi)


Press Release 2023-4-26
A restoration regulation is under preparation in the EU, and Finland is getting ready to implement it. Restoration of watersheds, wetlands, and forests is a way to compensate for the human-caused damage on biodiversity. Halting biodiversity loss is essential for safeguarding ecosystems and human well-being. In a fresh Syke Policy Brief the Finnish Environment Institute envisions what kinds of needs Finland has for restoration and the benefits that can be achieved through restoration measures.

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Suvi Lehtoranta and Annika Johansson: Science, art and architecture come together at the Venice Architecture Biennale

The Finnish pavilion at the Venice Architecture Biennale brings water consumption and nutrient recycling into the international architectural debate for the first time, writes Suvi Lehtoranta and Annika Johansson in their Ratkaisuja blog. Architects can help to solve the challenges of transitioning to sustainable development. The biennale can spark discussion on the topic and promote the introduction of new more sustainable sanitation solutions.

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