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New estimate - every ninth species in Finland is threatened

03/08/2019, Biodiversity and Land Use, SYKE

Finnish Environment Institute SYKE and Ministry of the Environment report A new assessment of threatened species indicates an increasing loss of biodiversity in Finnish nature. read more

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Doctoral dissertation: The duration of the ice cover of Finnish inland waters has shortened, and seasonal winter and spring discharges have increased

02/19/2019, Water, SYKE

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, read more

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Ramped up efforts needed to protect the world's inland waters

02/05/2019, JRC

At least 15% of the world’s inland surface water areas are covered by protected areas, according to a new study from the JRC.   This is close to the global target of 17% set out read more

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Making the most of our green spaces

01/30/2019, JRC

Cities, as large human settlements and the powerhouses of Europe’s economy, generate 67% of the EU’s GDP.   They are also faced with a range of challenges, including social read more

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Screening Baltic Sea for pharmaceuticals

01/28/2019, Marine, SYKE

Although pharmaceuticals are useful and often lifesaving for people, they may contaminate the Baltic water and marine life, for example if inappropriately disposed. CWPharma, an read more

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European partnership tackling risk management with sustainable development goals

01/24/2019, Natural Hazards and Environmental Risks

Pressrelease: Europe faces substantial challenges in assessing and managing risks, for example in farming, infrastructure development, social unrest and finance. In order to meet read more

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Eeva Primmer appointed new research director of SYKE

01/10/2019, SYKE

Dr Eeva Primmer, PhD in Agriculture and Forestry, Docent (Adjunct Professor) in Environmental Policy at the University of Helsinki, has been appointed as the new Research Director read more

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Large EU Life project for Finland to mitigate climate change

12/21/2018, Climate Change, SYKE

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 read more