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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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Screening Baltic Sea for pharmaceuticals

01/28/2019, Marine, SYKE

Although pharmaceuticals are useful and often lifesaving for people, they may contaminate the Baltic water and marine life, for example if inappropriately disposed. CWPharma, an read more

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European partnership tackling risk management with sustainable development goals

01/24/2019, Natural Hazards and Environmental Risks

Pressrelease: Europe faces substantial challenges in assessing and managing risks, for example in farming, infrastructure development, social unrest and finance. In order to meet read more

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Eeva Primmer appointed new research director of SYKE

01/10/2019, SYKE

Dr Eeva Primmer, PhD in Agriculture and Forestry, Docent (Adjunct Professor) in Environmental Policy at the University of Helsinki, has been appointed as the new Research Director read more

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Large EU Life project for Finland to mitigate climate change

12/21/2018, Climate Change, SYKE

The European Commission has granted 9.1 million euros to Finland to help mitigate climate change. The ‘Towards Carbon Neutral Municipalities’ (CANEMURE) project, which has been read more

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PEER project about SDG implementation and management

12/20/2018, DCE

On the 26th and 27th of November an international team of scientists who form the PEER group met at DCE, Aarhus University to discuss the progress of the project which deals with read more

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Scientists investigate effects of cattle manure on water quality

12/18/2018, JRC

JRC scientists have started investigating how chemical substances migrate from cattle manure to water. The research aims at minimising contamination risks in the context of read more

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Assessment of threatened habitat types in Finland 2018: The status of natural habitats continues to deteriorate

12/18/2018, Biodiversity and Land Use, SYKE

The threat status of habitat types in Finland was evaluated for the second time. Almost half (48%) of the nearly 400 habitat types across the country were assessed to be read more

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Soil erosion decreases the soil's capacity to fight global warming

12/17/2018, JRC

A JRC-led article published in Science Advances estimates that accelerated soil erosion will lead to additional carbon losses from agricultural land to the atmosphere, thus read more