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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IES and WWF host an exhibition about human impact on nature


The Institute for Environmental Solutions together with Pasaules Dabas Fonds (Formerly WWF-Latvia) is pleased to open an exhibition featuring WWF's best advertising works. The exhibition can be viewed in the Cēsis Castle Barn until the 9th August, 2015. As part of the exposion, IES hopes…

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IES helps Wonderhouse kids broaden their horizons


On June 17 IES was delighted to host 30 enthusiastic new researchers and cultivate their interest in science through practical excercises. The event was part of a camp organised by the "WonderHouse" society and gathered children aged 7 to 12 years old. IES's researchers and s…

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River restoration improves the living conditions for the corncrake and other endangered species


Restoration of a straightened section of Dviete River marks the completion of Dviete floodplain restoration. Many different activities have been carried out, but the success is symbolised by the return of the endangered corncrake’s (Crex crex) song in Dviete and the presence of thousands of…

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After two years waiting IES starts to implement space projects


After signing the European Space Agency’s (ESA) Plan for European Cooperating State (PECS Charter), Latvia is finally ready to implement its first space projects. Currently, Latvia participates in three ESA activities – earth observation, space technologies and education, covering topi…

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IES’s CEO discussing the development of space industry in Latvia


As a part of the European Space Expo Riga, on 5 May IES’s CEO Inese Suija-Markova participates in the Day of Space Expo’s Government and Parliament alongside Members of Parliament, Ministers and State Secretaries to exchanges views on policy requirements needed for the space industry&r…

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