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CircVol 2 6Aika project: Utilization of high-volume side streams and masses of soil in cities
Project | Published: 2021-10-01

  Objectives The project encourages reusing and utilizing recycled materials in civil and urban construction. The aim is to save valuable and finite natural resources and to red...

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Newsletters
Content page | Published: 2021-09-13

What’s new in Baltic Sea Pharma Platform? Authors: Lauri Äystö and Noora Perkola, Finnish Environment Institute, BalticPharma(at)syke.fi During spring 2021, the Baltic Sea Pharma Plat...

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Municipalities’ climate emissions decreased by 7.4% in 2020
Press release | Published: 2021-08-16

According to a preliminary data calculation by the Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE), municipalities’ total climate emissions decreased by 7.4% in 2020 compared to the previous year. ...

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Anne Holma and Jaakko Karvonen: Sustainability in travelling and tourism is a sum of actors and factors
2021-07-09

Little things together make a huge difference and clean environment. Further, responsible operators undoubtedly attract conscious visitors better than their less responsible competitors. Considering t......

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Actions to reduce pharmaceutical emissions in the Baltic Sea region
Press release | Published: 2021-06-21

Since 2017 CWPharma project has worked to gather and produce data on the consumption of pharmaceuticals and their concentrations in the environment, to identify the most problematic compounds and to f......

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Baltic Sea Pharma Platform (BSR Pharma)
Project | Published: 2021-09-01

                        The Baltic Sea Pharma Platform (BSR Pharma) is a flagship under the PA Hazards of EUSBSR. The BSR ...

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Experts
Published: 2016-02-08

SYKE employs more than 650 professionals, almost 510 of them in research and expert tasks. Our expertise and extensive cooperation with our partners provide valuable new insights into sustainable dev...

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WasteLess Karelias
Project | Published: 2019-02-14

The project tackles littering and improves waste management in rural villages in North Karelia, Finland, and the Karelian Republic, Russia. We encourage and support local residents, authorities and c...

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Dissertation: Consumption data and carbon footprint calculators require support from our everyday environment to enhance changes in consumption
Press release | Published: 2021-04-28

Changing consumption patterns is essential for curbing environmental problems. Several applications have been developed to collect consumption data and calculate environmental impact. A new dissertati......

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Biodegradable plastic polymers in ocean coastal waters – degrader communities and their enzymes (BIPOD)
Project | Published: 2021-03-18

Marine litter, particularly plastic pollution, is one of the key threats for world ocean ecosystems. Petrochemical plastics do not readily biodegrade in the marine environment, but also biodegradable...

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Developing pilot accounts for marine, freshwater and urban ecosystems and packaging materials (ENVECOPACK)
Project | Published: 2021-03-18

ENVECOPACK is a two-year project (2021-2023) co-financed with Eurostat 2020 grants on environmental and ecosystem accounting and waste statistics.  First, we look at pilot marine and freshw...

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Circular Design Network (CircDNet)
Project | Published: 2021-02-18

Project background and objectives With increasing environmental pressures and decreasing resources, we need a transition to a circular economy. When enabling and speeding up circular tran...

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How may global changes affect the future of Finland's agricultural and food economy?
News | Published: 2021-02-17

The future development of Finland's agricultural and food economy depends significantly on changes happening in other countries and how Finland reacts to those changes. In the next few decades, societ......

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New research reveals municipal climate network’s positive impacts on local level climate work
Press release | Published: 2021-02-05

Joining the Towards Carbon Neutral Municipalities (Hinku) network has led to lower greenhouse gas emission levels in member municipalities in Finland. The majority of Hinku municipalities found that n......

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Evaluation of the environmental effects of piping materials used in buildings
Project | Published: 2021-01-07

At the moment, copper pipes are not allowed in domestic water networks in eco-labelled houses according to the Swan label. The criteria are the same in all Nordic countries. Dissenting views have bee...

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Eeva Primmer and Eeva Furman: What is the role of knowledge and knowledge producers in sustainability transition?
2020-11-18

Sustainability transition requires addressing wicked complex bundles of problems and new unforeseen risks. Sustainability transition redistributes benefits and impacts - and forces us to give up our o......

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From Marine Ecosystem Accounting to Integrated Governance For Sustainable Planning of Marine and Coastal Areas - MAREA
Project | Published: 2020-11-26

  Tools for sustainable planning The project will develop and test novel concepts of ecosystem services mapping, environmental accounting and sustainability assessment as well a...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > From Marine Ecosystem Accounting to Integrated Governance For Sustainable Planning of Marine and Coastal Areas - MAREA
New tool for fast and efficient oil spill response at sea
Press release | Published: 2020-10-13

A new, free tool for oil spill response at sea is now available online for authorities and local response units. The aim of the tool is to minimize environmental impacts of oil spills in the Arctic an......

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Vitality from the Kainuu Lakes to the Gulf of Bothnia - Oulujoki watershed vision 2035 (ARVOVESI)
Project | Published: 2020-09-09

Background River Oulujoki is one of the largest rivers in Northern Finland and is intensively used in hydroelectric power production. The Oulujoki watershed reaches from the eastern Finnish bord...

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The Baltic Sea region’s waste management for unused medicines must be improved
Press release | Published: 2020-09-03

CWPharma, a project funded by the EU’s Interreg Baltic Sea Region Programme, has evaluated national-level practices for take-back and disposal of unused medicines and other pharmaceutical waste, for b......

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