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Problem solving in Zanzibar with the expertise of the Finnish Environment Institute
News | Published: 2019-07-02

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......

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Research & Development > Sea > Problem solving in Zanzibar with the expertise of the Finnish Environment Institute
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...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Towards Carbon Neutral Municipalities and Regions (CANEMURE)
A warmer Arctic will have a large and complex impact to algal production
Press release | Published: 2019-05-09

The warming of the Arctic Ocean could generally increase the primary production provided by algae living in sea ice, but the impact varies greatly between latitudes, claims a study published in the re......

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With high-end climate change the same old solutions are not enough
News | Published: 2019-04-29

What could a future above 2°C look like? What do we want our future to look like? The EU-funded IMPRESSIONS project found out that a more participatory and engaging scientific method can help identify......

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Research & Development > Climate change > With high-end climate change the same old solutions are not enough
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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Research & Development > Consumption and production > The updated Climate diet calculator helps in reducing the carbon footprint
Tampere joins the Carbon Neutral Municipalities network – the entire city region aiming for carbon neutrality by 2030
Press release | Published: 2019-04-05

Tampere City Region is strengthening its commitment to strict carbon neutrality targets. As the central city of the region, Tampere joined the Carbon Neutral Municipalities (HINKU) network by decision......

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Research & Development > Consumption and production > Tampere joins the Carbon Neutral Municipalities network – the entire city region aiming for carbon neutrality by 2030
Doctoral dissertation: The duration of the ice cover of Finnish inland waters has shortened, and seasonal winter and spring discharges have increased
Press release | Published: 2019-02-19

The duration of the ice cover on Finnish inland waters has shortened due to milder winters. Correspondingly, the seasonal river discharges in winter and spring have increased, reports a new doctoral d......

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Research & Development > Climate change > Doctoral dissertation: The duration of the ice cover of Finnish inland waters has shortened, and seasonal winter and spring discharges have increased
Research & Development > Water > Doctoral dissertation: The duration of the ice cover of Finnish inland waters has shortened, and seasonal winter and spring discharges have increased
Large EU Life project for Finland to mitigate climate change
Press release | Published: 2018-12-21

The European Commission has granted 9.1 million euros to Finland to help mitigate climate change. The ‘Towards Carbon Neutral Municipalities’ (CANEMURE) project, which has been approved for the Life ......

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Arctic climate change has global scale impacts, say the climate specialists
News | Published: 2018-12-13

The Arctic is changing rapidly as a result of global climate change. “Over the past five years, warm Arctic temperatures and large sea-ice deficits show contemporary climate states outside of previous......

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Climate changes require better adaptation to drought
News | Published: 2018-11-15

Too hot and too dry: the summer of 2018 saw losses in arable crops in Finland and many other regions in Europe. As such weather extremes are likely to increase in the future, adapting agriculture to c......

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Changes in snow coverage threatens biodiversity of Arctic nature
Press release | Published: 2018-10-23

Many of the plants on northern mountains depend on the snow melting late in spring and summer. Snow provides shelter from winter extreme events for plants but at the same time it limits the length of ......

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Focus on basic security, education, and participation
Content page | Published: 2018-09-13

Sustainable well-being cannot be implemented without fair distribution of resources. Decisions on emission reductions or protecting biodiversity cannot succeed if people do not find them acceptable. ......

Finland and sustainable well-being > How does society need to change? > Focus on basic security, education, and participation
Transition to circular economy
Content page | Published: 2018-09-13

All economic activity should be based on circular economy . The circular economy is an economic model in which more goods are not constantly produced. Instead of ownership, consumption is based on t......

Finland and sustainable well-being > How does society need to change? > Transition to circular economy
We need strict targets for reducing emissions
Content page | Published: 2018-09-13

Finland has committed itself to the Paris Agreement aimed at limiting the warming of the climate to a maximum of 1.5 degrees. The aim is an ambitious one and it requires a rapid curbing of emission g......

Finland and sustainable well-being > How does society need to change? > We need strict targets for reducing emissions
Baltic Sea and Climate Change – seminar and capacity-building day for journalists on 9 Oct 2018
Content page | Published: 2018-06-15

Join us for a training day and get an overview of the latest research and data on how climate change affects the Baltic Sea and what kinds of response and adaption resources are available. The speaker......

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Climate models predict changes to flows and biota of northern rivers
Press release | Published: 2018-03-20

The habitats of species in Finland's rivers will move northward as climate change causes temperatures to rise. In addition, seasonal fluctuation in the flow of rivers will become more irregular than i......

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Copernicus Global Land Lot 2 (C-GLOPS2)
Project | Published: 2018-02-06

Copernicus Global Land Lot 2 is a component of the Copernicus Global Land Service addressing the thematic domain of cryosphere and water. One of the main objectives of Copernicus program is to provid...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Copernicus Global Land Lot 2 (C-GLOPS2)
Development of pan-European Multi-Sensor Snow Mapping Methods Exploiting Sentinel-1 (S1-4Sci Snow)
Project | Published: 2018-02-14

The projects aims at the development of multisensor snow mapping methodology exploiting both optical and paricularly SAR-data. Target area is Europe. The project develops a practical algorithm that u...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Development of pan-European Multi-Sensor Snow Mapping Methods Exploiting Sentinel-1 (S1-4Sci Snow)
Global cooler at risk – reducing black carbon emissions should be a priority
Press release | Published: 2017-11-06

Over the coming weeks, climate change mitigation and the implementation of the Paris Agreement will be discussed in Bonn. In support of climate change mitigation, the Finnish Environment Institute (SY......

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Research & Development > Climate change > Global cooler at risk – reducing black carbon emissions should be a priority
Workshop on marine protected area (MPA) networks in a changing Arctic climate
Project | Published: 2017-06-26

*A Swedish and Finnish collaboration on increased protection of the Arctic marine environment 21–22 September 2017 Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE) Mechelininkatu 34a, Helsinki ...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Workshop on marine protected area (MPA) networks in a changing Arctic climate

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