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Waste audit tool developed for educational institutions, families and work places in Latvia and Estonia

21.10.2019

Partners of IES’s project WasteArt have developed first waste audit tool for schools and kindergartens in Latvia and Estonia. It can also be adjusted for households and workplaces. The tool has been developed by Vidzeme Planning Region in cooperation with expert from Foundation for Environme…

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IES develops innovative solutions for growing technologies and applications of spring medicinal and aromatic plants

15.10.2019

Researchers from the Institute for Environmental Solutions in cooperation with agriculture experts and organic farming company SIA “Field and Forest”, as well as Latvian Institute of Organic Synthesis develop innovative technologies for organic farming of 9 wild spring medicinal and ar…

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Finalizing the experimental field research on medicinal and aromatic plants

15.10.2019

Researchers from the SIA “Field and Forest” and Institute for Environmental Solutions are about to finish 3-year field research on 5 medicinal and aromatic plants (MAPs), which has been carried out in the experimental garden located in Priekuļi municipality in Latvia. This is the fin…

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Fieldwork campaigns to improve knowledge on function of Latvian and Estonian lake food webs

23.09.2019

Institute for Environmental Solutions (IES) in cooperation with Estonian post-doctorate Katrit Karus has implemented the first three fieldwork campaigns on Latvian and Estonian lakes. Complex study of lake food webs will emphasize the importance of larval fish community studies. Researcher…

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Animation: remote sensing and satellite data possibilities in water quality monitoring

18.09.2019

Institute of Environmental Solutions (IES) invites to discover a potential of satellite data use for water quality monitoring through animation. Thus, demonstrating the possibilities of new remote sensing based tool for lake quality research and monitoring that IES’s researchers team and pos…

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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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