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Good news from the sea, but there is still cause for concern

The load of nutrients and dangerous substances is decreasing in all European maritime areas, but the impacts caused by the load have not yet been averted. Similarly, most fish stocks are beginning to ...

Europe’s state of the environment 2020: change of direction urgently needed

The European Environment Agency’s (EEA) latest ‘State of the Environment’ report published on 4th of December 2019 states that Europe faces environmental challenges of unprecedented scale and urgency.

AlyVesi -project using 5G and machine learning in real time

Video from a drone, computer vision and superfast 5G connections were harnessed for monitoring the Baltic Sea in a trial conducted in Kirkkonummi.

Director General Lea Kauppi selected as one of the top experts for the Horizon Europe

Director General, Professor Lea Kauppi from Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE) has been nominated as a member of the Mission Board for Healthy Oceans, Seas, Coastal and Inland Waters for the Horizon...

Problem solving in Zanzibar with the expertise of the Finnish Environment Institute

Underwater nature of Zanzibar, Tanzania, is spectacular with its coral reefs, seagrass meadows and mangrove forests. Marine life is however facing severe threats as coastal zone is affected by increas...

New status report shows that further measures are needed to improve the state of the sea

The Finnish Environment Institute has published an extensive information package about the status of Finland’s marine environment. The new report about the status of Finland’s marine environment is pu...

Finnish environmental experts available during the #Helsinki2018 Summit

Presidents Trump and Putin will meet in Helsinki 16.7. The experts of Finnish Environment Institute SYKE are available for the media to give more information on black carbon, climate change and on pro...

What is the status of the Archipelago Sea food web?

In the coming weeks senior research scientist Laura Uusitalo and her collegues interview the local stakeholders and managers about their views of the Archipelago Sea ecosystem and its functioning, and...

Marine researchers propose declaring 23 percent of the Baltic Sea as ecologically significant areas

Proposals are being made for locations in the Baltic Sea to be declared Ecologically or Biologically Significant Marine Areas (EBSA). The areas are located in the Bay of Bothnia, Kvarken, the Archipe...

Finnish stakeholders of the CWPharma project met in Helsinki

On the 9th of February the Finnish stakeholders of the Clear Waters from Pharmaceuticals (CWPharma) project met in Helsinki to discuss their needs and viewpoints considering the emissions of pharmaceu...