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SYKE - Finnish Environment Institute (Finland) DCE - Danish Centre for Environment and Energy, Aarhus University (Denmark) EC JRC - European Commission, Joint Research Centre IRSTEA - National Research Institute of Science and Technology for Environment and Agriculture (France) CEH - Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (United Kingdom) Wageningen Environmental Research (Alterra) UFZ - Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research (Germany) CIENS - Oslo Centre for Interdisciplinary Environmental and Social Research peer

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New service for climate-change adaptation in water management

SWICCA, part of the Copernicus Climate Change Service (C3S), offers readily available climate-impact data to speed up workflows in climate-change adaptation of water management across Europe. This innovative service also provides a learning network... read more >>

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Finnish Broadcasting Company Yle's One Million Nest Boxes campaign helping birds in need

The evaluation of threatened bird species in Finland was updated in 2015 under the coordination of the Finnish Environment Institute SYKE. The evaluation concluded that overall the populations of Finnish bird species are on the decline. The number of... read more >>

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Open data web service on sustainable society opened in Finland

Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE) has a new open data web service. SYKE produces open data and information for an ecologically, economically and socially sustainable society. SYKE’s open data includes versatile information on water resources,... read more >>

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Ecosystem services research and stakeholder involvement: between theories and practice

What do people value, why and how? This should be a leading question in sustainability research, but putting it into practise can be tricky. A new paper published in the journal Ecosystem Services looks at how to improve stakeholder participation in... read more >>

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New funding to tackle tree diseases

Scientists from the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology will take part in a new £1million research project to prevent the spread of new diseases, including acute oak decline (AOD), a bacterial infection which has spread into Britain and can kill trees... read more >>

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MYGEOSS - Third call for innovative apps in the environmental and social domains

MYGEOSS is launching an open call for the development of innovative applications (mobile or web-based) using openly available or crowd-generated data in different domains addressing citizens’ needs. The pool of open data for use includes, but is not... read more >>

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International partners join to reduce postharvest losses in sub-Saharan Africa

A JRC-initiated system estimating postharvest cereal losses in sub-Saharan Africa will be upgraded to allow for monitoring of other crops and improve postharvest management. read more >>

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Land under pressure - Final conference of the 7 year research programme "Sustainable Land Management"

Leipzig. The way we use land is changing. Demand for farmland, food and energy seems insatiable, but land is a finite resource. The research programme "Sustainable Land Management" investigated the consequences of this land use under global change... read more >>

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The UK Lakes Portal - 40,000 lakes at your fingertips

The UK Lakes Portal is a new online gateway to discover the lakes of the United Kingdom, linking data from many institutions into one national hub. read more >>

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All municipalities in mainland Finland invited to participate in the joint procurement of solar power

The Finnish Environment Institute SYKE has launched a joint procurement of solar power systems, inviting all municipalities and municipal enterprises in Finland to increase their use of solar power. The solar power stations are to be leased, as a... read more >>