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Pathways for the Green Future - Supporting Finnish Municipalities in Urban Greening Plans (GreeningCities)
Project | Published: 2022-06-30

Background In 2019 the European Commission formulated the “European Green Deal”, a roadmap of key policies, legislative proposals, and strategies to implement sustainable energy transition. The ...

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Finnish material flow analysis and scenario work on the use of natural resources in support of circular economy agreement
Project | Published: 2022-03-16

Background In April 2021, Finnish Government set a resolution on the Strategic Programme for Circular Economy . The basis of the resolution is a vision that Finnish economy will be based on a...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Finnish material flow analysis and scenario work on the use of natural resources in support of circular economy agreement
Publications
Content page | Published: 2021-12-17

Scientific publications Ahti Lepistö, Antti Räike, Tapani Sallantaus, Leena Finér (2021), Increases in organic carbon and nitrogen concentrations in boreal forested catchments — Change...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Comprehensive assessment of climate measures in catchments - with system analysis towards carbon-neutral land use (SysteemiHiili) > Publications
Sustainabilityleap.fi is a showcase and sharing platform for Finland’s climate, circular economy and nature solutions
News | Published: 2022-03-03

Sustainability Leap is an online platform provided and maintained by the Finnish Environment Institute to present and disseminate climate, circular economy and nature solutions....

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Publications
Content page | Published: 2016-06-16

SYKE's research results are published in international and national scientific publication series and also in professional and general-interest publications. In addition, we publish brochures, books,...

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The Committee on the development of spatial conservation prioritization of forests
Project | Published: 2022-01-13

The aim of the committee is to develop a usable and acceptable method for identifying forest areas important for biodiversity and to produce openly available map with this method. Our objective is to...

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Zonation supporting METSO
Content page | Published: 2013-05-02

Forest patch on a flark fen © Aarno Torvinen In METSO forest biodiversity programme a conservation planning software Zonation has been used for better decision-making while enabling c...

Research & Development > Nature > Specialist work > METSO Programme > Zonation supporting METSO
SYKE’s vision is Sustainability Transformation!
News | Published: 2021-11-03

Finland is one of the top countries in overconsumption. Our unsustainable lifestyle accelerates biodiversity loss and climate change – two of the most pressing environmental crises of our time. Along ......

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Forest biodiversity protection in the Barents Region in 2020 and beyond: assessing the status and paving the way for mainstreaming biodiversity into forestry
Project | Published: 2021-10-22

Boreal forests of the Barents Region stretch through Norway, Sweden, Finland and Russia, who are all Parties to the UN Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD). Under the CBD, Aichi Biodiversity Targ...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Forest biodiversity protection in the Barents Region in 2020 and beyond: assessing the status and paving the way for mainstreaming biodiversity into forestry
Blue Carbon Habitats - a comprehensive mapping of Nordic salt marshes for estimating Blue Carbon storage potential - a pilot study
Project | Published: 2021-06-17

Coastal wetlands are important for sequestering carbon. They cover globally only 0.2 % of the ocean surface but contribute 50% of the total amount of carbon buried in marine sediments. Despite their ...

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Improving the habitat monitoring in Finland (LUSEK) 
Project | Published: 2021-06-08

The Finnish Environment Institute SYKE, together with a wide range of experts, is preparing a proposal for a new habitat monitoring system. If implemented, monitoring would significantly improve the ...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Improving the habitat monitoring in Finland (LUSEK)
Experts
Published: 2016-02-08

SYKE employs almost 700 professionals, almost 510 of them in research and expert tasks. Our expertise and extensive cooperation with our partners provide valuable new insights into sustainable develo...

Experts
e-shape
Project | Published: 2021-05-10

e-shape is a unique initiative that brings together decades of public investment in Earth Observation and in cloud capabilities into services for the decision-makers, the citizens, the industry and t...

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MAIA
Project | Published: 2021-05-10

MAIA aims to promote the mainstreaming of natural capital accounting in EU Member States and Norway. In MAIA, we use the United Nations System of Environmental Economic Accounting – Ecosystem Account...

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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...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Developing pilot accounts for marine, freshwater and urban ecosystems and packaging materials (ENVECOPACK)
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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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...

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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...

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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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