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WasteArt project welcomes the public to the international art exhibition “NOT out of sight, NOT out of mind” which is dedicated to rethinking waste

12.08.2019

On the 15th of August WasteArt project partners invite you to the opening of an international art exhibition “NOT out of sight, NOT out of mind” taking place in Tartu Nature House, Tartu, Estonia. The exhibition will stress the consequences of overconsumption and invite visitors to loo…

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Finalizing tests of medicinal and aromatic plants in experimental gardens

22.07.2019

During Summer 2019, researchers from the Institute for Environmental Solutions and SIA “Field and Forest” are finalizing the field works and observations in experimental gardens of 5 medicinal and aromatic plants to continue the research in lab – analysing the gathered data and f…

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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 develops new ICT-based wild animal census approach for sustainable wildlife management

14.06.2019

Institute for Environmental Solutions, Forest Owners’ Consulting Centre and Latvian State Forest Research Institute "Silava" with support from European Regional Development Fund, develop novel ICT-based (data-driven) wild animal (ungulate) census methodology to support decision mak…

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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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