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Nationally valuable landscapes
Content page | Published: 2013-11-01

There are 186 areas in Finland that have been classified as nationally valuable landscapes. These are our countryside’s most typical cultural landscapes, whose value is based on their diverse, cultur...

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Mainstreaming ecological restoration of streams, rivers and peatlands promotes green development in Europe
News | Published: 2021-11-17

This year's exceptional weather conditions, such as the floods in Germany, have drawn attention to the inefficiency of dams and flood walls in the flood management. Instead of these, Professor Daniel ......

Waters > Mainstreaming ecological restoration of streams, rivers and peatlands promotes green development in Europe
SYKE collects environmental claims in advertising – take part in a research!
Press release | Published: 2021-11-15

An ad that sparked more questions than answers? SYKE collects examples of environmental advertising form the public....

Consumption and production > SYKE collects environmental claims in advertising – take part in a research!
etusivu_iso_kuvanosto_en
Content page | Published: 2021-11-09

Classic lake landscape won first place in the Landscape Day photo competition (syke.fi) First place of the International Landscape Day photo competition was awarded to Marko Lappeteläinen’......

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Research: Recycling the metals and minerals of smartphones and televisions is difficult, design is key
Press release | Published: 2021-11-02

Great expectations are being set for digital solutions to reach climate targets, but their environmental impacts are not widely known. For example, the demand for critical raw materials used in smartp......

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Consumption and production > Research: Recycling the metals and minerals of smartphones and televisions is difficult, design is key
Maps and statistics > Research: Recycling the metals and minerals of smartphones and televisions is difficult, design is key
Climate Research for COP26
News | Published: 2021-10-29

Climate change is one of the most significant and pressing environmental problems that affects the human population. This is why leaders of nations assemble yearly to UN’s climate summit to discuss th......

Climate and air > Climate Research for COP26
Municipalities working towards carbon neutrality
News | Published: 2021-10-28

Finland has multiple examples of ambitious climate action. One of the best examples of climate work is the Hinku network, that can inspire globally. Hinku network brings together municipalities, busin......

Climate and air > Municipalities working towards carbon neutrality
Research has much to offer for climate policy and solutions
News | Published: 2021-10-27

Research should play an important role when decision makers plan ambitious climate policy. This article summarizes the main findings of 9 recent SYKE reports addressing climate change and solutions....

Climate and air > Research has much to offer for climate policy and solutions
Natural habitats
Content page | Published: 2019-01-07

Natural habitats include land and water areas characterised by certain environmental conditions, and by the plant and animal species typical of such areas. Natural habitats are affected by soil an...

Nature > Natural habitats
SYKE’s Policy Briefs at the core of climate policy
News | Published: 2021-10-26

Researched information on climate change should be used to plan fair and efficient climate policy, may that be regionally, nationally, or globally. This researched information can be found on Finnish ......

Climate and air > Climate change mitigation > SYKE’s Policy Briefs at the core of climate policy
International Landscape Day 20 October 2020 festivities to include a photo competition and landscape walks
Press release | Published: 2021-10-14

Wednesday 20 October 2021 is International Landscape Day, which is based on the Council of Europe Landscape Convention. The Convention encourages everyone to participate in observing landscapes and in......

Nature > International Landscape Day 20 October 2020 festivities to include a photo competition and landscape walks
Earth observation applications for climate change adaptation and mitigation
News | Published: 2021-09-30

Climate change adaptation and mitigation are to be studied with the help of data and Artificial Intelligence in a new international research project. Launched in June 2021, EIFFEL will introduce new m......

Climate and air > Earth observation applications for climate change adaptation and mitigation
Finland having a significant role in international water cooperation - New handbook to guide water allocation across borders
Press release | Published: 2021-09-30

A new handbook will promote sustainable and equitable allocation of transboundary water resources. The publication is the first of its kind and is the latest example of Finland’s significant role in i......

Waters > Finland having a significant role in international water cooperation - New handbook to guide water allocation across borders
Baltic Sea monitoring cruises in August 2021: Signs of recovery in the Gulf of Finland, situation in the Bothnian Sea cause for concern
Press release | Published: 2021-09-24

Monitoring cruises show that the Gulf of Finland has recovered from the deterioration caused indirectly by salt pulses in the Baltic Sea in the mid-2010s. Weather-regulated flows between the Gulf of F......

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Maps and statistics > Baltic Sea monitoring cruises in August 2021: Signs of recovery in the Gulf of Finland, situation in the Bothnian Sea cause for concern
Sea > Baltic Sea monitoring cruises in August 2021: Signs of recovery in the Gulf of Finland, situation in the Bothnian Sea cause for concern
Current
Content page | Published: 2021-09-14

Flood hazard and flood risk maps for the areas of potential significant flood risk in Finland are presented in the  flood map service. In addition, flood hazard maps for about 100 other areas an......

Waters > Floods > Flood risk management > Flood risk management planning > Flood mapping > Current
etusivu_laskurit_en
Content page | Published: 2021-09-14

The climate diet helps you find out your carbon footprint and how to make it smaller. Climate diet is developed by the Finnish Environmental Institute SYKE Calculate your carbon footprint and......

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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 ......

Sea > Dissertation: Micro- and mesoplastics in the northern Baltic Sea: their fate in the seafloor and effects on benthic fauna
International Landscape Day on 20 October – participate in a photography campaign or a photo competition
Press release | Published: 2021-09-06

International Landscape Day will be celebrated in October. As in previous years, the festivities in Finland will include an open photo competition, guided landscape walks and a photography campaign th......

Nature > International Landscape Day on 20 October – participate in a photography campaign or a photo competition
Summary of algal bloom monitoring June-August 2021: The hot weather boosted the growth of cyanobacteria in the early summer – still the amount of cyanobacterial blooms was below average since mid-July
Press release | Published: 2021-08-30

During the summer, the cyanobacterial situation has varied in both Finnish lakes and sea areas. The amount of cyanobacteria was exceptionally at its peak in the sea areas already in mid-July. Even in ......

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Maps and statistics > Summary of algal bloom monitoring June-August 2021: The hot weather boosted the growth of cyanobacteria in the early summer – still the amount of cyanobacterial blooms was below average since mid-July
Sea > Summary of algal bloom monitoring June-August 2021: The hot weather boosted the growth of cyanobacteria in the early summer – still the amount of cyanobacterial blooms was below average since mid-July
Waters > Summary of algal bloom monitoring June-August 2021: The hot weather boosted the growth of cyanobacteria in the early summer – still the amount of cyanobacterial blooms was below average since mid-July
Dissertation: Sensitivity of Cereal Yields to Climate Change: Estimating Risks and Exploring Adaptation
Press release | Published: 2021-08-27

The risks posed by climate change and the adaptation measures required to address those risks are usually evaluated using methods based on climate scenarios. A different approach is used in the doctor......

Climate and air > Dissertation: Sensitivity of Cereal Yields to Climate Change: Estimating Risks and Exploring Adaptation

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