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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 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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Artists launch artistic campaign to raise awareness on produced amount of waste in Latvia and Estonia

12.02.2019

  Last week 11 artists from all over the world came together in the Rucka Artist Residency in Cēsis to launch WasteArt artistic campaign “NOT out of sight, NOT out of mind” with a common goal to urge people about a vast amount of waste produced and consumerism behaviour that…

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Research continues during the winter season in experimental medicinal and aromatic plant fields in Priekuli

15.01.2019

During autumn and winter seasons, researchers of Institute for Environmental Solutions and SIA “Field and Forest” have started to evaluate plants (valerian (Valeriana officinalis L.), chamomile (Matricaria recutita), echinacea (Echinacea angustifolia), common dandelion (Taraxacum offic…

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IES will share science communication practice with universities in Germany, France and Poland

10.01.2019

The team  members of  the Institute for Environmental Solutions (IES) together with the representatives of the Technical University of Berlin (Germany), University of Lille (France) and Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań (Poland) have started the learning and training programme to impr…

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