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Urbanisation
Content page | Published: 2019-07-11

The share of population living in cities and urban areas is increasing globally. Up to 70% of Finns already live in urban areas, while the global figure is over 50%. Urbanisation is often considered ...

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Best Practices Promoting Sustainable Urban Form - YKR-demo
Project | Published: 2019-06-07

  Objectives The project supports sustainable urbanization in Finnish cities and urban areas. It is carried out during 2019 and 2020 in collaboration with SYKE, Ministry of the ...

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Beyond MALPE-coordination: integrative envisioning - BEMINE
Project | Published: 2017-01-18

Beyond MALPE-coordination: integrative envisioning (BEMINE) aims to build upon the existing Finnish MALPE city-regional planning approach, which includes land use (M), housing (A), transport (L), ser...

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Article by SYKE researchers selected Highly Commended Paper by network awards for excellence
News | Published: 2016-04-29

The scientific article by Kirsi Mäkinen, Paula Kivimaa and Ville Helminen, “Path creation for urban mobility transitions - linking aspects of urban form to transport policy analysis” was published in ......

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Research & Development > Climate change > Article by SYKE researchers selected Highly Commended Paper by network awards for excellence
Environmental impacts of land use have been underestimated
Press release | Published: 2015-08-10

© Vesa Kuusava Environmental impacts of land use have been widely assessed in recent years. In particular, carbon footprints of food and bioenergy production have been studied. Envir......

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New phase of urbanisation within metropolitan areas — Helsinki lagging behind Stockholm
Press release | Published: 2015-06-15

A recent study on the metropolitan areas of Helsinki and Stockholm indicates that the urban form in the two regions has developed partially in different directions during the past 20 years. Stockholm ......

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Urban Zones Applied in Planning (Urban Zone 3)
Project | Published: 2015-02-04

Urban Zone 3 project is dealing with the future development of the urban form in Finnish urban regions. Travel-related urban zone method is applied in various planning cases of different-sized Finnis...

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Light pollution - a serious environmental problem? (VALO)
Project | Published: 2013-10-08

Project description Light pollution is artificial light that causes adverse effects to the functioning of ecosystems or to human health or well-being. Light pollution - a serious environment...

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More accurate information available about urban and rural areas
Press release | Published: 2013-06-10

A new geographic classification about the distribution of urban and rural areas provides a more accurate picture than previous statistics of, among other things, the distribution of Finland's populati......

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Future innovation and technology policy for sustainable system-level transitions: the case of transport (FIP-Trans)
Project | Published: 2013-05-06

Background Significant benefits would be achieved if present-day transport systems could be transformed and oil-dependency reduced. Potential benefits include increased self-sufficiency and ...

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Green infra - The dependence of ecosystem services and biodiversity on the green infrastructure
Project | Published: 2013-05-02

About the Green infra project The changes in land use practices have led to the degradation of ecosystems, habitat fragmentation, and consequently the loss of biodiversity and associated ecos...

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