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IES helps to develop the Space and Geo-spatial Sector Skills Strategy

17.07.2019

As a part of the EO4GEO partnership, the Institute for Environmental Solutions (IES) has helped to develop the Space and Geo-spatial Sector Skills Strategy. The strategy proposes a concrete vision, mission and goals that will be used in the definition of a long-term action plan (LTAP) to address s…

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IES together with Estonian University of Life Sciences launched research of food webs function in lakes

27.06.2019

On 8th May 2019 several researchers from IES and EULS gathered near Lake Auciema to start studying lake food webs complexly and emphasizing the importance of larval fish community studies in the lakes. The general aim of the research is to determine how whole planktonic community structure (all…

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IES invites to international art exhibition "NOT out of sight, NOT out of mind" dedicated to the waste problems

24.05.2019

Exhibition “NOT out of sight, NOT out of mind” invites to look at waste differently. On the 1st of June the Institute for Environmental Solutions (IES) and WasteArt project partners will launch the international art exhibition “NOT out of sight, NOT out of mind” which wil…

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IES launches the final season of experimental garden for medicinal and aromatic plants

15.04.2019

In Spring 2019, the Institute for Environmental Solutions and SIA “Field and Forest” is launching the final season for experimental gardens to gather data, analyse genetic resources and the best growing conditions for 5 medicinal and aromatic plants. The aim is to find the best growing…

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IES leading researcher Dr. Ilva Nakurte – EPWS Woman Scientist of the Month

02.04.2019

European Platform of Women Scientists (EPWS) has honoured IES’s leading researcher Dr. Ilva Nakurte with the title – Women Scientist of April 2019. Honouring her outstanding performance in the research of chemistry, EPWS provides an interview with her. Every month EPWS highlights…

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10 Estonian schools and kindergartens participates in Waste Audit training

27.02.2019

On the 26th of March 16 teachers from 10 different schools and kindergartens participated in the waste audit training in Viljandi, Estonia. To minimize the amount of produced waste, the audit is one of the first steps to take – it gives an idea where to begin the reduction process, f…

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IES will host an inspiring forum of bioeconomy innovations

27.02.2019

On the 13th of March 2019 inspiring forum “Bioeconomy – opportunities for innovation” will take place in the Vidzeme Concert Hall “Cēsis” in Latvia. By sharing best practices of innovative bio-based products and services, during the forum, internationally recognized b…

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Top Copernicus images and articles from 2018

18.02.2019

To recap last year through eyes of satellites Copernicus Observer have selected 12 images for each month of 2018. Top 3 most read articles have been added as a bonus. This summary shows that the usage of these data gathered every day is not only useful for scientists and researchers but has a visu…

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