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New tool for fast and efficient oil spill response at sea
Press release | Published: 2020-10-13

A new, free tool for oil spill response at sea is now available online for authorities and local response units. The aim of the tool is to minimize environmental impacts of oil spills in the Arctic an......

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Experts
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
Vitality from the Kainuu Lakes to the Gulf of Bothnia - Oulujoki watershed vision 2035 (ARVOVESI)
Project | Published: 2020-09-09

Background River Oulujoki is one of the largest rivers in Northern Finland and is intensively used in hydroelectric power production. The Oulujoki watershed reaches from the eastern Finnish bord...

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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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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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Microplastics are found in all waters, quantities in aquatic organisms and fish vary
Press release | Published: 2020-08-24

Microplastics are found in all water systems and in fish, bivalve molluscs and benthic fauna. Microplastics cause stress to the aquatic organisms and may expose them to harmful substances. These were ......

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Efficient waste water treatment processes can help reduce the pharmaceutical load released into the environment
Press release | Published: 2020-07-06

The load of active pharmaceutical ingredients released into the environment can be reduced by treating waste water at primary sources, such as hospitals, healthcare institutes, households and pharmace......

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Dissertation: In between two worlds? Science-policy interaction in Finnish environmental governance
Press release | Published: 2020-06-16

Solving complex problems requires interaction between researchers and actors in environmental policy. Sanna-Riikka Saarela, head of unit at the Finnish Environment Institute, writes in her dissertatio......

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Research & Development
Published: 2016-02-08

We study environmental changes on a broad scale and search for ways to solve environmental problems. We confront significant environmental questions such as climate change and the sufficiency of natu...

Research & Development
Circular Economy and product policy instruments (KITUPO)
Project | Published: 2020-05-25

Many targets have been set for the circular economy including reductions in the use of natural resources, keeping products in the cycles for as long as it is environmentally arguable and recycling ...

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Microplastics in Agricultural soil MicrAgri
Project | Published: 2020-05-20

Various products have been developed for agricultural use to facilitate cultivation, increase yields and improve the profitability of agriculture, but which, on the other hand, can act as sources of ...

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HAZBREF BAT webinar on hazardous chemicals management in industry
Content page | Published: 2020-04-24

  Time: April 27th 2020, 12:30 – 16:45 CET The aim of the work shop is to present the draft HAZBREF guidance reports in the following sectors: Surface Treatment of Metals......

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Environmental footprint method to support the assessment of climate impacts of public procurements
Press release | Published: 2020-04-17

The Product Environmental Footprint (PEF) method developed by European Commission is used to assess the environmental impact of products throughout their life cycles. A new study by the Finnish Envir......

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Sustainable textile systems: Co-creating resource-wise business for Finland in global textile networks (FINIX)
Project | Published: 2020-04-15

The Finix project will co-create new textile business in Finland in ways that promote global sustainable development. The dominant textile industry relies on low-quality products and fast-fashion bus...

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Finland showcased among the circular economy front runners in a new EEA report
News | Published: 2020-04-07

The EEA report ‘Resource efficiency and the circular economy in Europe 2019 – even more from less’ was published on 1st of April 2020. Finland has plenty of excellent examples of policies, strategies ......

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Eeva Furman: The unbearable slowness of sustainability
2020-04-02

Open science and collaboration have played an important role when combatting the Covid-19. A vaccine would be a major advancement in research, but from the perspective of sustainable development, othe......

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SYKE 25 years
Published: 2020-03-26

Finnish Environment Institute SYKE was established 25 years ago. Our diverse research and expert organisation offers information and multidisciplinary expertise vital to decision-making. Together wit...

SYKE 25 years
Calculators
Content page | Published: 2013-09-18

Finnish Environment Institute has been developing several tools that can calculate and follow the climate impacts of different subjects. Climate Diet - for citizens Climate diet (ilm...

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Road traffic is a significant source of microplastics
Press release | Published: 2020-03-24

A report compiled by the Finnish Environment Institute SYKE has produced a clearer picture of litter in the Finnish marine environment. On beaches close to residential areas 90% of the litter visible ......

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Doctoral dissertation: Climate and health impacts of residential wood combustion in Finland
Press release | Published: 2020-02-28

According to the dissertation by Mikko Savolahti, a researcher at the Finnish Environment Institute, residential wood combustion causes 200 premature deaths in Finland each year. In addition, resident......

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