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Urban and regional planning with the young generation - URGENT
Project | Published: 2019-09-30

  In the transdisciplinary URGENT project, funded by the Academy of Finland  (9/2019-8/2023), we study whether and how bringing together urban and regional planning ...

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Experts
Content page | Published: 2016-02-08

SYKE employs more than 580 professionals, almost 430 of them in research and expert tasks. Our expertise and extensive cooperation with our partners provide valuable new insights into sustainable dev...

Experts
Landscape and Water as Landscape Day themes
Press release | Published: 2019-09-13

Living in the land of a thousand lakes, water plays an important role in the everyday lives of Finns. How is water represented in our everyday landscapes? Is it quietly flowing along in tiny streams a......

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Best Practices Promoting Sustainable Urban Form - YKR-demo
Project | Published: 2019-06-07

  Objectives The project supports sustainable urbanization in Finnish cities and urban areas. It is carried out during 2019 and 2020 in collaboration with SYKE, Ministry of the ...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Best Practices Promoting Sustainable Urban Form - YKR-demo
Sentinel mosaics in Finland in national reference grid (FPCUP SGA3 Tier1)
Project | Published: 2019-03-06

The project concentrates on raising awareness and helping the end-users of Sentinel satellite images and particularly Sentinel satellite image mosaics produced under Finnish Geospatial Platform progr...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Sentinel mosaics in Finland in national reference grid (FPCUP SGA3 Tier1)
Forests promote health and well-being among school pupils
Press release | Published: 2018-08-30

Forests promote health and well-being among school pupils. The Finnish Environment Institute has made an analysis based on spatial data on the location of primary and secondary schools with relation t......

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Collaborative remedies for fragmented societies – facilitating the collaborative turn in environmental decision-making – CORE
Project | Published: 2018-07-10

The project  Collaborative remedies for fragmented societies – facilitating the collaborative turn in environ mental decision-making  (CORE), funded by Strategic Research...

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Efficient nutrient recycling calls for a policy reform
Press release | Published: 2017-10-20

According to a recent Finnish study, efficient utilisation of nutrients requires a policy reform. Normative guidance should better support the processing of organic side streams, such as manure, into ......

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Realising the health benefits of nature through urban planning
Press release | Published: 2017-08-24

The health and well-being impacts of contacts with nature are increasingly being discussed in relation to environmental policies in Finland and around Europe. Access to nature is important even in den......

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Finns value urban living
Press release | Published: 2017-06-20

According to the latest “Asukasbarometri” (Residents’ barometer) survey, more and more Finns want to live in an urban environment. Urbanisation is also seen in changes in life style such as the increa......

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Research & Development
Content page | Published: 2016-02-08

We research environmental changes and their backgrounds, as well as search for methods to resolve problems. Our work involves interaction between nature, the environment and humans. We tackle si...

Research & Development
Beyond MALPE-coordination: integrative envisioning - BEMINE
Project | Published: 2017-01-18

Beyond MALPE-coordination: integrative envisioning (BEMINE) aims to build upon the existing Finnish MALPE city-regional planning approach, which includes land use (M), housing (A), transport (L), ser...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Beyond MALPE-coordination: integrative envisioning - BEMINE
Environmental impact assessment of nearly zero energy building
Project | Published: 2016-06-10

The European Commission’s Energy Performance of Buildings directive requires all new buildings to be nearly zero-energy according to the given time frame. The ministry of environment is responsible f...

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Scenario calculations of buildings for energy and climate strategy (RakSkenE)
Project | Published: 2016-06-10

About 80% of the greenhouse gas emissions that cause warming climate are from energy production and consumption (including transportation). This means that energy and climate policies are a compact u...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Scenario calculations of buildings for energy and climate strategy (RakSkenE)
National Spatial Data Infrastructure for Integrated Coastal and Marine Spatial Planning (ZAN-SDI)
Project | Published: 2016-05-24

Project Description The importance of geospatial information and its essential role in the sustainable development has been widely recognised and raised interest towards nation-specific infra...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > National Spatial Data Infrastructure for Integrated Coastal and Marine Spatial Planning (ZAN-SDI)
New methods improve the quality of environmental impact assessments
Press release | Published: 2016-01-14

New methods make it easier to recognise and systematically assess the most significant environmental impacts of various projects, and to illustrate the results. They also improve the participation pos......

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Coordinated and Integrated Permitting System (CIPS) in South Africa
Project | Published: 2015-12-18

Project Description The Overall Objective (intended long-term impact) of the Project was improved environmental governance in terms of enhanced service delivery of DEA by simplifying the environ...

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Second homes already outnumber permanent homes in one in five municipalities
Press release | Published: 2015-06-11

Finnish second home tourism no longer consists solely of holidaying at a modest summer cottage. Instead, Finns are increasingly spending time at second homes equipped for year round living....

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SYKE – building a sustainable society for two decades
Press release | Published: 2015-03-02

The Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE) began its operations 20 years ago in March 1995. In the same year, Finland joined the EU. “By virtue of Finland’s EU membership, SYKE was able to take part in ......

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Dr Joe Ravetz is a visual thinker
News | Published: 2015-02-05

The public lecture held by Dr Joe Ravetz is loaded with hand drawn maps and pictures. Even his self-presentation on the Urban 3.0 website is partly a comic strip. "I am a researcher of sustainable fut......

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