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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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Towards coherent protected area network in Finland (KOKASU)
Project | Published: 2021-02-24

Background The EU Biodiversity Strategy for 2030 ”Bringing nature back into our lives” includes several ambitious targets for protecting biodiversity and restoring habitats. For this project, th...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Towards coherent protected area network in Finland (KOKASU)
Antifouling paint choices may impact the spread of invasive species
Press release | Published: 2021-02-11

Testing five antifouling paints for recreational craft showed that the paint choices may significantly impact the spread of invasive species. Antifouling paints were tested as part of the EU-funded CO......

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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...

Experts
ESA Snow Climate Change Initiative (Snow cci)
Project | Published: 2021-01-04

Snow_cci project focuses on generation of homogeneous multi-sensor time series for the main parameters of global snow cover focusing on snow extent and snow water equivalent. To accomplish this, reli...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > ESA Snow Climate Change Initiative (Snow cci)
Satellite Snow Product Intercomparison and Evaluation Exercise (SnowPEx)
Project | Published: 2020-12-22

The main objective of the SnowPEx project is to perform the intercomparison and validation of publicly available global/regional remotely sensed snow products (Snow Cover Extent, Snow Water Equivalen...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Satellite Snow Product Intercomparison and Evaluation Exercise (SnowPEx)
Mitigating the impacts of climate change on biodiversity in the Barents Region (BARIMS)
Project | Published: 2020-12-03

Project description The aim of the BARIMS project is to enhance regional co-operation in the light of sustainable development and safeguarding biodiversity in the Barents Euro-Arctic Region. Pil...

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Spatial information and residents' experiences for development of comfortable living environments
Project | Published: 2020-11-25

Research topics We focus on the accessibility to green and water areas within suburbs and their socio-economic variation between suburbs, as well as their role in supporting wellbeing....

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Spatial information and residents' experiences for development of comfortable living environments
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
Professor Eeva Furman receives the Friend of the United Nations of the Year 2020 distinction
News | Published: 2020-10-18

Professor Eeva Furman, the Director of the Environmental Policy Center at the Finnish Environment Institute SYKE joins a prestigious group, when she is granted the Friend of the United Nations of the ......

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Finnish ecosystem observatory (FEO)
Project | Published: 2020-09-09

The Finnish Ecosystem Observatory (FEO) aims to create a national co-operation model and information platform to support the extensive monitoring and evaluation of and research on the state of ecosys...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Finnish ecosystem observatory (FEO)
DRYvER - DRYing riVER networks
Project | Published: 2020-06-30

Short address:  syke.fi/projects/DRYvER Background Rivers, streams, lakes, wetlands and other aquatic environments are among the world’s most biodiverse ecosystems. They are also thos...

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Dissertation: In between two worlds? Science-policy interaction in Finnish environmental governance
Press release | Published: 2020-06-16

Solving complex problems requires interaction between researchers and actors in environmental policy. Sanna-Riikka Saarela, head of unit at the Finnish Environment Institute, writes in her dissertatio......

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Research & Development
Published: 2016-02-08

We study environmental changes on a broad scale and search for ways to solve environmental problems. We confront significant environmental questions such as climate change and the sufficiency of natu...

Research & Development
Eeva Furman: The unbearable slowness 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......

Current > Ratkaisuja-blogi > Eeva Furman: The unbearable slowness of sustainability
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
eLTER PLUS
Project | Published: 2020-02-17

  The EU/Horizon2020 project eLTER PLUS is developing a European Research Infrastructure (RI) for site-based ecosystem research. Progress in understanding, managing and securing ecos...

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New emissions calculation system for all Finnish municipalities – an average emissions reduction of 15 per cent since 2005
Press release | Published: 2020-02-10

Climate emissions have decreased in nearly all Finnish municipalities since 2005. The average decrease is 15 per cent. The reduction in municipal emissions has been driven by the decline in electricit......

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SYKE Policy Brief: Ecological compensation needs to be used to secure biodiversity
Press release | Published: 2019-11-20

In ecological compensation local damage caused by construction or industry is offset by improving biodiversity elsewhere. The principle is that the compensation is paid by the one that causes the dama......

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BONUS ROSEMARIE researchers met policy advisors from HELCOM over a learning lunch
Content page | Published: 2019-11-12

The 21st meeting of the HELCOM Group for the Implementation of the Ecosystem Approach (GEAR) was held on the 6–8 November in Helsinki, Finland. The meeting was deciding on regional coordination of th......

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