Helsinki Institute of Sustainability Science (HELSUS) contributes to sustainability transformations of societies by means of inter- and transdisciplinary research and education. HELSUS co-creates knowledge through research, experiments, living labs and best practices for national and international policy, private sector and civil society. HELSUS forms an attractive international environment for researchers and facilitates partnerships in areas of research and innovations for the sustainable future.
About Helsinki Institute of Sustainability Science
Helsinki Institute of Sustainability Science is a new cross-faculty research unit in sustainability science within the University of...
Research at the Helsinki Institute of Sustainability Science approaches sustainability through several multidisciplinary themes.
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HELSUS forms an attractive international and interdisciplinary research community for professors and researchers working with ...
Mervi Seppänen elected the first female president of the European Grassland Federation
University Lecturer Mervi Seppänen from the Faculty of Agriculture and Forestry has been elected to lead the European Grassland Federation.
Teal ducklings go cuckoo over nature’s own eco-engineer
The results of a newly published study show that common teal ducklings thrive in flowages created by beaver dams. In many areas, the number of...
Finnish forest management guidelines fail to protect the flying squirrel
A new study determined the habitat requirements for flying squirrels and compared them to those included in the recently amended Forest Act. The...
Basic research can help discover ways to boost forestry and protect nature
Carbon dioxide in the atmosphere could be more efficiently fixed into nutrients and other substances by intensifying the growth of trees in...
Protecting the Baltic Sea is not up to us alone – Climate change and societal developments also have an impact
Technological advances in energy production and urbanisation expedite the attainment of the current environmental objectives for the Baltic Sea...
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