Mining in shallow marine areas endangers sustainability goals
News | Published: 2022-09-20

According to a study, mining in shallow marine areas conflicts with international conservation and sustainability goals, bringing with it great environmental risks....

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Investigation of a possible high-risk shipwreck in Utö waters
Press release | Published: 2022-08-29

The marine research vessel Aranda is on the southeast side of Utö this week. A preliminary investigation of the tugboat Simson, which sank in 1978, is underway for a possible oil removal operation....

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Bioassays as tools for assessing safety of sewage sludge fertilizer usage - harmful substances and microplastics under observation (BIOLTA)
Project | Published: 2018-07-18

Approximately one million tons of solid matter, known as sewage sludge, is separated from wastewater annually in Finnish wastewater treatment plants. 90 % of the nutrient rich sludge is used in agric...

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II/2021
Content page | Published: 2022-10-21

New report on micropollutants in BSR wastewater treatment plants Authors:  Lauri Äystö, Finnish Environment Institute, lauri.aysto(at)syke.fi Dmitry Frank-Kamenetsky, HELCOM secretaria...

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I/2021
Content page | Published: 2022-10-21

What´s new in Baltic Sea Pharma Platform? Authors: Lauri Äystö and Noora Perkola, Finnish Environment Institute, BalticPharma(at)syke.fi During spring 2021, the Baltic Sea Pharma Platfo...

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Newsletters
Content page | Published: 2022-10-21

Upgrading of Swedish wastewater treatment plants – research and practice hand in hand Finns are willing to pay for a more environmentally friendly pharmaceutical sector Now available...

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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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Actions to reduce pharmaceutical emissions in the Baltic Sea region
Press release | Published: 2021-06-21

Since 2017 CWPharma project has worked to gather and produce data on the consumption of pharmaceuticals and their concentrations in the environment, to identify the most problematic compounds and to f......

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Baltic Sea Pharma Platform (BSR Pharma)
Project | Published: 2021-09-01

                        The Baltic Sea Pharma Platform (BSR Pharma) is a flagship under the PA Hazards of EUSBSR. The BSR ...

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The Baltic Sea region’s waste management for unused medicines must be improved
Press release | Published: 2020-09-03

CWPharma, a project funded by the EU’s Interreg Baltic Sea Region Programme, has evaluated national-level practices for take-back and disposal of unused medicines and other pharmaceutical waste, for b......

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Low levels of environmental toxins in Lapland, climate change and new chemicals the main risks
Press release | Published: 2016-08-24

The Finnish Lapland is renowned for its purity, even if environmental toxins are present at low concentrations in the air, water and living organisms. The main concern in the Arctic region is the long......

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Sunken wreck environmental risk assessment (SWERA)
Project | Published: 2014-06-03

Side scan sonar view over a sunken cargo ship (Finnish Border Guard) SWERA in Brief SWERA, Sunken Wreck Environmental Risk Assessment is a new approach towards to better under-standi...

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Groundwater Checklist
Content page | Published: 2018-08-31

Shortcut: http://syke.fi/groundwaterchecklist The Groundwater checklist is a groundwater protection tool for use by companies, government agencies, consultants and researchers. It compris...

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Preparing for the domino effect in crisis situations (PREDICT)
Project | Published: 2014-06-18

Partners   Commissariat à l’Energie Atomique, France (coordinator); ITTI Sp. z o.o., Poland; Fraunhofer Gesellschaft zur Förderung der angewandten Forschung e. V., Germany; THALES SA, France; C...

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A tool for assessing environmental and economic impacts of forest bioenergy (METY)
Project | Published: 2015-10-09

Project description The aim of the project is to assess environmental (carbon and nutrient balances) and economic impacts of the production and utilization of forest bioenergy. A tool for this k...

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The evaluation of environmental effects and risks of renewable energy production and use (UUSRISKI)
Project | Published: 2013-04-17

Project description Potential environmental damages and risks of renewable energy production and use can be avoided, when they are identified as early as possible. Thereby energy policy a...

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