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Eeva Furman: The unbearable slowless of sustainability
2020-04-02

Open science and collaboration have played an important role when combatting the Covid-19. A vaccine would be a major advancement in research, but from the perspective of sustainable development, othe......

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SYKE 25 years
Published: 2020-03-26

Finnish Environment Institute SYKE was established 25 years ago. Our diverse research and expert organisation offers information and multidisciplinary expertise vital to decision-making. Together wit...

SYKE 25 years
Calculators
Content page | Published: 2013-09-18

Finnish Environment Institute has been developing several tools that can calculate and follow the climate impacts of different subjects. Climate Diet - for citizens Climate diet (ilm...

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Road traffic is a significant source of microplastics
Press release | Published: 2020-03-24

A report compiled by the Finnish Environment Institute SYKE has produced a clearer picture of litter in the Finnish marine environment. On beaches close to residential areas 90% of the litter visible ......

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Doctoral dissertation: Climate and health impacts of residential wood combustion in Finland
Press release | Published: 2020-02-28

According to the dissertation by Mikko Savolahti, a researcher at the Finnish Environment Institute, residential wood combustion causes 200 premature deaths in Finland each year. In addition, resident......

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Experts
Published: 2016-02-08

SYKE employs more than 580 professionals, almost 430 of them in research and expert tasks. Our expertise and extensive cooperation with our partners provide valuable new insights into sustainable dev...

Experts
SYKE Policy Brief: Quantitative goals need to be set for reducing use of raw materials
Press release | Published: 2019-09-30

A circular economy makes it possible to significantly reduce the consumption of raw materials. The advancement of a circular economy requires ambitious quantitative goals for the reduction of the use ......

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Blue Platform
Project | Published: 2019-09-16

  Blue Platform Project. Advancing Blue Bioeconomy Capacities in the Baltic Sea Region Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE) is leading a three year Blue Platform project funded ...

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Independent Group of Scientists: The state of global sustainable development is serious, solutions exist
Press release | Published: 2019-09-11

The Independent Group of Scientists appointed by the UN has assessed the state of global sustainable development as worrying. Although positive developments can be found in the world, certain issues m......

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Towards Eco-Welfare State: Orchestrating for Systemic Impact (ORSI)
Project | Published: 2019-08-16

The ORSI research project develops steering practices that enable the transformation to a Finnish eco-welfare state with ecologically effective and societally legitimate measures.  The ob...

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SYKE Policy Brief: Much work remains to be done on behalf of sustainability in mining
News | Published: 2019-08-29

Much work remains to be done on behalf of sustainability in mining. Environmental points of view must be considered in all phases of a mine's life cycle, from ore prospecting, all the way to the closi......

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Assessment of the status of Finland’s waters: Status of lakes and rivers about the same as before, coastal waters have deteriorated
Press release | Published: 2019-08-27

A new assessment of the ecological status of surface waters in Finland shows that 87% of the surface area of our lakes and 68% of our rivers are in good or very good condition. Eutrophication is still......

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Report: Shift to climate-friendly diet requires a systemic change
Press release | Published: 2019-08-21

The climate impacts of diet can be reduced by 30 to 40 per cent by changing our diets and taking care of the carbon reserve in arable land. According to the final report of the FoodMinimum project, sh......

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Publications
Content page | Published: 2017-11-13

  All publications of the project are collected here. Publications of Work Package 2: Hazbref WP 2.2 Technical Report Fate of substances during emission treatmen...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Hazardous industrial chemicals in the IED BREFs (HAZBREF) > Publications
Towards Carbon Neutral Municipalities and Regions (CANEMURE)
Project | Published: 2019-06-17

  Canemure, the Towards Carbon Neutral Municipalities and Regions -project implements practical measures for climate change mitigation during a six year period, from 2018 to 20...

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Are there ghost nets in Finnish waters?
Press release | Published: 2019-05-29

Ghost nets refer to nets and other gear lost by fishermen that fish by themselves in seas and bodies of water. They are harmful to animals and constitute a part of the plastic problem in the seas. The......

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SYKE Policy Brief: Environmental drug load can be reduced
News | Published: 2019-05-23

As the use of pharmaceuticals increases, increasing amounts of drug residues end up in sewage treatment plants. Environmental drug load can be reduced by introducing more advanced treatment method and......

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First overview on chemicalization of aquatic environment completed
Press release | Published: 2019-05-06

A new assessment of levels of harmful substances in Finnish waters has been completed. According to monitoring activities, harmful levels of mercury, fire retardants and surface treatment agents are f......

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Turn the tap on
Project | Published: 2019-04-26

Photo: Visit Finland Promoting Nordic tap water "Turn the tap on - Rent vatten från kranen" campaign is launched to promote and educate tourists and locals about pure tap water ...

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The updated Climate diet calculator helps in reducing the carbon footprint
Press release | Published: 2019-04-08

The renewed by the Finnish Environment Institute is even clearer than before in guiding people towards tangible actions to reduce the carbon footprint. The user interface of the calculator has been r......

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