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Paula Kivimaa and Eeva Primmer: Finland needs positive security
2023-12-01

The feeling of security can be shaken easily. For example, during last few weeks, the rapid flow of refugees and the management of the Eastern border of Finland have increased uncertainty. On the eve ......

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Educational materials
Content page | Published: 2023-10-30

Earth's water resources (video, 3 min) Air travel and its climate impact (video, 3 min) Air travel and climate - a Guide for Teachers (pdf)     ...

Research & development > Research and development projects > Projects > Cooperation in environmental education in Baltic countries (CLIWATE) > Educational materials
Emma de Carvalho: Multisensory art fosters ecological awareness
2023-08-15

A cognitive understanding of climate change is different from an embodied, physical, and emotional one. Seeing images or videos of melting ice is not as powerful as touching the ice and feeling it mel......

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Ville Junttila
Content page | Published: 2023-03-17

  Researcher Contact information E-mail: firstname.lastname@syke.fi Tel. +358 469 230 941 Finnish Environment Institute (Syke) Circular economy solutions ......

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Dissertation: New approach in the assessment of impact of arsenic-based chemical warfare agents on marine environment
Press release | Published: 2022-04-05

An estimated 50,000 tons of munitions containing chemical warfare agents have been dumped in the Baltic Sea. For her doctoral dissertation, Hanna Niemikoski, a researcher at SYKE studied the accumulat......

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Dissertation: Micro- and mesoplastics in the northern Baltic Sea: their fate in the seafloor and effects on benthic fauna
Press release | Published: 2021-09-07

In her doctoral dissertation, Pinja Näkki, a researcher at the Finnish Environment Institute, has studied risks that organisms such as bivalves living on the seafloor face from microplastics. As much ......

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Effects of ultrasonic control of cyanobacteria on plankton community (UltraPlan)
Project | Published: 2021-05-31

Dolichospermum (blue green algae). Photo: Reija Jokipii. Background Ultrasound can prevent cyanobacteria from forming surface blooms. The method has rarely been studied in natural wa...

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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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Comprehensive assessment of climate measures in catchments - with system analysis towards carbon-neutral land use (SysteemiHiili)
Project | Published: 2021-03-17

Comprehensive approach towards the overall sustainability of natural resource use The fragmentation of information on climate change mitigation and adaptation and the lack of syntheses make it d...

Research & development > Research and development projects > Projects > Comprehensive assessment of climate measures in catchments - with system analysis towards carbon-neutral land use (SysteemiHiili)
The discharge and environmental impacts of SBR granules from artificial turfs (TEKONURMI)
Project | Published: 2021-03-17

The most common infill material used in the constructions of artificial football turfs is styrene-butadiene rubber (SBR) granulate. Evaluations from other Nordic countries suggest that artificial tur...

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Evaluation of the environmental effects of piping materials used in buildings
Project | Published: 2021-01-07

At the moment, copper pipes are not allowed in domestic water networks in eco-labelled houses according to the Swan label. The criteria are the same in all Nordic countries. Dissenting views have bee...

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Global taxonomic, functional and phylogenetic diversity of stream macroinvertebrate communities (GloBioTrends)
Project | Published: 2020-12-10

Anthropogenic activities threaten biodiversity at global, regional and local scales. Addressing this situation requires knowledge of the main mechanisms underlying biodiversity patterns. While the th...

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Assessing and valuing ecosystem services for managing hydropower constructed rivers systems - (ECORIVER)
Project | Published: 2020-09-10

Background and aims Rivers developed for hydropower production are important part of electricity supply with increasing role as a balancing power source in energy systems worldwide. Regulated ri...

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Jenni Lehtimäki
Content page | Published: 2020-09-10

Senior research scientist PhD (Ecology and evolutionary biology)  Contact information firstname.lastname@syke.fi +358503050007 Finnish Environment Institute (Syke) ......

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SYKE Policy Brief: Environmental impact needs to be considered in nutrition recommendations
Press release | Published: 2020-08-31

Increasing the proportion of vegetables, legumes, and fish in the diet helps ease climate change, eutrophication of the Baltic Sea and inland waters, and the decline of biodiversity. SYKE's Policy bri......

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Adapt-FIRST: Adapting to climate change risks in Finland: an Impact Response surface STudy
Project | Published: 2021-02-08

The Adapt-FIRST project seeks to develop a new risk framework for climate change adaptation at regional level in Finland. In close collaboration with expert and stakeholder partners, it advances meth...

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Novel methods for the accounting of forest ecosystems and circular materials (ENVECO)
Project | Published: 2021-12-10

ENVECO is a one-year project financed by Eurostat grants led by Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE) in partnership with Natural Resources Institute Finland (Luke). The first aim of the project is to...

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High Level Celebration Conference of the first EU wide ecosystem assessment
Event | Event starts: 2019-12-13

We are pleased to invite you to the High Level Celebration Conference of the first EU wide ecosystem assessment organized under the Finnish Presidency of the Council of the European Union. ...

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Ecosystem Accounting Pilots in Finland Seminar
Event | Event starts: 2019-12-12

Where we are in terms of measuring nature’s contributions to national wealth? What are the costs of depletion and degradation of ecosystems?...

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Europe’s state of the environment 2020: change of direction urgently needed
News | Published: 2019-12-05

The European Environment Agency’s (EEA) latest ‘State of the Environment’ report published on 4th of December 2019 states that Europe faces environmental challenges of unprecedented scale and urgency....

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