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Eeva Primmer and Mikael Hildén: Forest management and sustainability need European level collaboration
2021-07-20

SYKE’s Professors Eeva Primmer and Mikael Hildén consider Finland’s role in the EU Forest Strategy in their Ratkaisuja blog: Has Finland taken leadership, or has the lobbying resulted in fragmentation......

Current > Ratkaisuja-blogi > Eeva Primmer and Mikael Hildén: Forest management and sustainability need European level collaboration
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......

Current > Ratkaisuja-blogi > Anne Holma and Jaakko Karvonen: Sustainability in travelling and tourism is a sum of actors and factors
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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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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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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Policy brief: How green will a bioeconomy be for our Nordic water resources?
News | Published: 2020-11-06

In the future, our world may increasingly rely on renewable biomass resources for the provision of food, fodder, fibre and fuel. How this transition to bioeconomy will affect Nordic water resources, i......

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Research & Development > Sea > Policy brief: How green will a bioeconomy be for our Nordic water resources?
Research & Development > Water > Policy brief: How green will a bioeconomy be for our Nordic water resources?
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)
Carbon footprint of Finnish household consumption increasing, carbon footprint of public procurement calculated for the first time
News | Published: 2020-02-27

The consumption-based greenhouse gas emissions have not decreased between years 2005 and 2015 although the territorial emissions decreased substantially The majority of consumption-based emissions are......

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Research & Development > Consumption and production > Carbon footprint of Finnish household consumption increasing, carbon footprint of public procurement calculated for the first time
Hydrology of undrained peatlands is often affected by drainage of surrounding areas
Press release | Published: 2019-12-18

Finnish peatlands are under a bigger pressure from land use than has generally been realised. More than half of the peatland area has been drained, and most of the remaining undrained peatlands are bo......

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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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International Marine Ecosystem Accounting Workshop 10 October 2019
Event | Event starts: 2019-10-10

This workshop is a unique opportunity to learn how Natural Capital Accounting could support various marine policies. ...

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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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Reports
Content page | Published: 2018-06-04

Reports Reports related to Zonation and Finland are available here in English. 2019 Ecological decision analysis in support of societal decision making: Final rep...

Research & Development > Nature > Specialist work > Zonation in Finland > Zonation materials > Reports
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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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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Research & Development > Consumption and production > Report: Shift to climate-friendly diet requires a systemic change
Just transition: Tackling inequalities on the way to a sustainable, healthy and climate-neutral food system (JUST-FOOD)
Project | Published: 2019-08-07

JUST FOOD explores and develops means for making the transition to a healthy and climate-smart food system just, sustainable, and socially acceptable. The existing sustainability transition re...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Just transition: Tackling inequalities on the way to a sustainable, healthy and climate-neutral food system (JUST-FOOD)
Kraanavesi – Tap water from Finland
Content page | Published: 2019-06-05

Kuva: Kai Widell / SYKE High quality tap water Finland has pure and healthy tap water, which is available almost anywhere free of charge. In Finnish we call it "kraanavesi" or "...

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New methods of environmental footprints can be a game changer for companies
Press release | Published: 2018-09-21

New methods for calculation of the environmental footprint open possibilities for businesses to document and communicate their environmental performance in a more simplified and verifiable way. With t......

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How does society need to change?
Content page | Published: 2018-09-13

Transition to circular economy All economic activity should be based on circular economy. The circular economy is an economic model in which more goods are not constantly produced. Tra...

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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

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