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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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Analysing physical and bio-chemical parameters of Latvian and Estonian lakes

20.12.2018

In 2018, IES researcher Tuuli Soomets organized 10 field campaigns to research and analyse physical and bio-chemical parameters of 4 lakes in Latvia and Estonia – Lubans, Burtnieks, Lake Razna and Lake Võrtsjärv. The research results will help to analyse the use of satellite d…

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14 art projects will raise awareness towards waste problems in Latvia and Estonia

19.12.2018

14 art projects selected for the Artistic Creative Reuse Campaign “NOT out of sight, NOT out of mind”. They will be included in the travelling exhibition which will travel through Latvia and South of Estonia in two-years period. The artistic creative Reuse Campaign “NOT out…

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“Copernicus Hackathon and Climathon Riga 2018” teams will continue to develop their business ideas

29.10.2018

On the 26th of October the Institute for Environmental Solutions (IES) together with the Riga Technical University’s Design Factory hosted “Copernicus Hackathon and Climathon Riga 2018” to tackle Climate Change caused issues using satellite data. Two winning teams received an opp…

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IES - one of the main Latvian Spacetech Ecosystem developers

09.10.2018

Latvia is on its way to becoming an active European and global space sector participant. On 15 March 2013, the country signed the Plan for European Cooperating States (PECS) agreement with ESA. Using its infrastructure and more than 50 years of experience in space exploration, Latvia is…

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WASTEART: Open Call for Artistic Works

03.10.2018

The Institute for Environmental Solutions with partners from Latvia and Estonia announces the open call for artists, designers, architects and creators to apply for creative campaign “NOT out of sight, NOT out of mind”. Art project proposals are open to all creative disciplines &nda…

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