Local youngsters will explore the world of Lake Burtnieks


On the 5th of October youngsters from Burtnieki Auseklis Secondary School and Rencēni Elementary School alongside scientists from the Institute for Environmental Solutions (IES) and Latvian Institute of Aquatic Ecology (LIAE) will explore the world of Lake Burtnieks, by analysing its food-chain an…

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Celebrating Mandevillean Readings in Latvia


On the 10th of October the Institute for Environmental Solutions will host the Mandevillean Readings in Cēsis, as a part of the celebration of the 300th anniversary of the publication of The Fable of The Bees (1714), by the physician and philosopher Bernard Mandeville (1670-1733). It has been the…

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European Biennale JCE starts its two-year journey


On October 15th, Montrouge will open its doors and mark the begging of the art biennale Jeune Création Européenne (JCE) 2015/2017. It is a group of exhibitions displaying the latest trends in European contemporary artworks, created by 56 emerging artists from France, Denmark, Poland,…

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Scientists acquire field data in the Gulf of Riga


On August 2015 scientists from the Estonian Marine Institute and the Institute for Environmental Solutions collected ground data in the Gulf of Riga as part of the SENTIBALT project. The objective of the project is to simulate European Space Agency’s (ESA) Sentinel-3 satellite using airborne…

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Engaging Locals to Research Lake Burtnieks


On Agust 18th a research event dedicated to the fourth largest Latvia's Lake Burtnieks took place. Through interactive science workshops participants got to know Lake Burtniek's food chain and learnt how climate change can bring negative effects on the lake's ecosystem. The resea…

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Locals participate in Alūksne Lake's research workshops


On the 14th of August, 2015 an event in the city of Alūksne took place and engaged the wider public in Alūksne Lake ecosystem research. Locals, municipality representatives and other stakeholders participated in research workshops where they learnt about the lake’s food chain and the negativ…

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Meeting the Canadian Ambassador


On August 5th Institute for Environmental Solutions (IES) hosted the Canadian Ambassador to Latvia, Alain Hausser. We introduced the ambassador to the institute's achievements, projects and future goals. We were also pleased to show how we use Canadian technology in Latvian environment monitor…

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IES will host the European Young Artists exhibition in Cēsis


The Institute for Environmental Solutions will host the international contemporary art Biennale Jeune Création Européenne (European young artists) in Cēsis, Latvia during August, 2016. The exhibition will start its journey in Montrouge on October 2015 and will travel through Denmark,…

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