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IES develops zero-waste technologies for cosmetic ingredient production

18.08.2021

For a year already, researchers of Institute for Environmental Solutions (IES) have been cooperating with the Northern Europe’s leading medicinal plant farming experts SIA “Field and Forest” and natural cosmetics raw material producer SIA “Alternative plants”. The aim…

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Introducing International Society of Limnology with IES’s experience in lake food web research

18.08.2021

Katrit Karus, post-doctorate of the Institute for Environmental Solutions (IES) is invited to participate the 35th Congress of the International Society of Limnology to share the institute’s experience in comprehensive research on Estonian and Latvian lake food webs. IES’s researcher…

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Propagation of endangered plant species in IES’s climate control chamber

13.08.2021

IES has developed a specially equipped climate control chamber for propagation of endangered medicinal and aromatic plants. The climate chamber helps to prepare the plants for further cultivation in organic farming.  There are several endangered plant species that happen to contain rare act…

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Satellite and airborne data for grassland and agricultural land monitoring

06.08.2021

To improve monitoring of grassland and agricultural land management, in 2018, data scientists from the Institute for Environmental Solutions (IES) developed a satellite and airborne data-based tool that can be used for land cover and land use mapping and classification. The development of thi…

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IES develops commercial cultivation technologies for ginseng and Chinese horseradish

23.07.2021

Researchers from Institute for Environmental Solutions (IES) in cooperation with organic farming experts SIA “Field and Forest” develops innovative technologies for growing ginseng and Chinese horseradish in Latvia’s climate conditions. The knowledge acquired in this research wil…

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IES's knowledge of the medicinal plants as an asset for development of future business

16.07.2021

For more than two years, the Institute for Environmental Solutions (IES) has been studying how to adapt wild medicinal and aromatic plants for organic farming. The knowledge acquired in this research will be evaluated by a certified organic farming experts SIA “Field and Forest” to und…

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Video: New technologies for monitoring of wild animals and free-range livestock

01.07.2021

Landowners and managers in the Northern Europe lack precise and comprehensive estimates on wild animal population. Therefore, Institute for Environmental Solutions (IES) has joined the knowledge and skills with JAMK University of Applied Sciences (Finland), Inland Norway University…

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IES develops zero-waste manufacturing technologies

30.06.2021

Researchers from the Institute for Environmental Solutions (IES) in cooperation with SIA “Field and Forest” entrepreneurs develops zero waste technologies for medicinal and aromatic plant processing. Technologies will be used for the development of new high value-added product - organi…

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