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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 CentreIRSTEA - 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 Researchpeer

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Microplastics – a risk to inland and marine waters in Finland
24 March 2017, Water, SYKE
The state of Finland’s inland and marine waters has generally improved significantly over recent decades, thanks to effective water protection measures. But our waters are still under threat due to factors including microplastics, climate change, ...
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Real-time monitoring of oil compounds installed in Tallinn-Stockholm ferry
24 March 2017, Natural Hazards and Environmental Risks, SYKE
The EU-funded project GRACE, coordinated by the Finnish Environment Institute, has launched a system for real-time monitoring of oil compounds in open seawater. ”This kind of technology could have a great potential onboard on many types of vessels ...
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SYKE helped to develop hydrological services in the Andes
14 March 2017, Water, SYKE
Finnish experts helped countries in the Andes region to develop their water, climate and weather services. Due to their geographical location, Bolivia, Ecuador, Colombia and Peru are vulnerable to climate change. Over the course of the multi-year ...
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Experiments in climate governance
06 March 2017, Climate Change, SYKE
Experimentation has been proposed as a key way in which governance drives sustainability transitions. This article seeks to bring greater coherence to the literature and practice of climate and sustainability governance experiments through a ...
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Somalia: persistent drought leads to major food security crisis
21 February 2017, JRC
A failed 2016 rainy season linked to the climate phenomenon La Niña, combined with exceptionally warm sea surface temperatures in the western Pacific and eastern Indian Oceans, have led to extreme drought in the Horn of Africa and a more intense ...
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No major constraints on winter crops
20 February 2017, JRC
According to the February issue of the JRC MARS crop monitoring bulletin for Europe, this winter is finishing with no major constraints to winter crops. ...
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Recommendations for tracking marine and riverine litter in Europe
16 February 2017, JRC
The JRC has recently published two of a series of thematic reports that give recommendations and guidance on how to monitor and identify sources of litter that reach the seas, in order to help design measures to tackle marine litter....
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Natural World Heritage Sites under severe pressure from human activities
10 February 2017, JRC
The first ever global quantification of the impact of humanity on natural World Heritage sites (NWHS) finds that the vast majority of NWHS are under severe pressure from increasing human activities and forest loss. Led by an international team of ...
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Working together with Lebanon for water infrastructure and agricultural development
09 February 2017, Society, Wageningen Environmental Research (Alterra)
World Waternet, Acacia Water and Wageningen Environmental Research (Alterra) are working together to support Lebanon using Dutch water and agricultural expertise. This project is supported by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs....
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The new calculator shows how consumption contributes to nutrient pollution in the Baltic Sea
03 February 2017, Marine, SYKE
With the calculator developed by the Finnish Environment Institute and the Natural Resources Institute Finland, consumers can determine the impacts of their consumption habits on nutrient pollution in the Baltic Sea. Finland’s contribution to the ...
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