PEER Locations

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



SYKE Policy Brief: Quantitative goals need to be set for reducing use of raw materials

09/30/2019, SYKE

A circular economy makes it possible to significantly reduce the consumption of raw materials. The advancement of a circular economy requires ambitious quantitative goals for the read more


Independent Group of Scientists: The state of global sustainable development is serious, solutions exist

09/11/2019, Climate Change, SYKE

The Independent Group of Scientists appointed by the UN has assessed the state of global sustainable development as worrying. Although positive developments can be found in the read more


Recent monitoring results: Areas suffering from oxygen depletion in the Gulf of Finland have increased from last summer

09/06/2019, Marine, SYKE

In the Gulf of Finland, the areas suffering from oxygen depletion have expanded from last summer. The anoxic areas and areas with very low oxygen in the Baltic Proper are read more


eLTER RI takes the next big step

09/02/2019, Biodiversity and Land Use, UFZ

Quantifying gas exchange of various tree species / SMEAR II, Hyytiälä Forestry Station, University of Helsinki (Finland) Photo: Juho Aalto

The European Commission approves funding for the preparation of the European Long-Term Ecosystem Research Infrastructure read more


SYKE Policy Brief: Much work remains to be done on behalf of sustainability in mining

08/29/2019, Biodiversity and Land Use, SYKE

According to the new Policy Brief publication by the Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE), environmental points of view must be considered in all phases of a mine's life cycle, read more


Assessment of the status of Finland’s waters: Status of lakes and rivers about the same as before, coastal waters have deteriorated

08/27/2019, Water, SYKE

A new assessment of the ecological status of surface waters in Finland shows that 87% of the surface area of our lakes and 68% of our rivers are in good or very good condition. read more


EU fleet maintains high profits mainly thanks to sustainable fishing methods

08/21/2019, JRC

The 2019 annual economic report on the EU fishing fleet shows that the high levels of economic performance in 2016 have continued into 2017. read more


Heatwaves test the limits of energy and water systems in Europe

08/12/2019, JRC

Heatwaves are affecting the supply of water, which is essential for cooling power plants and for the production of fuels and hydropower. read more