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Q&A: First steps on implementing Agenda 2030 in Estonia

Q&A: First steps on implementing Agenda 2030 in Estonia

Eili Lepik, Adviser to the Strategy Unit of the Estonian Government Office and responsible for preparing the national review talks about Estonia's challenges of implementing the 2030 Agenda and the SDGs.

From swimming pools for snakes, to seatbelt handbags: Design students apply lessons in sustainability

From swimming pools for snakes, to seatbelt handbags: Design students apply lessons in sustainability

SEI Tallinn helped to develop a special course at the Estonian Academy of Arts (EAA) that introduced environmental and social concerns in the creative process.

Helping tourism enterprises to make sustainable choices

Helping tourism enterprises to make sustainable choices

SEI Tallinn has started developing an e-learning tool to help hotels, tour operators and others in the industry to understand and reduce their environmental impact.

Main Street project aims to give central Tallinn back to the people

Main Street project aims to give central Tallinn back to the people

After decades of car-centred urban planning, Tallinn plans to give the centre back to its people and enliven urban culture by creating a pedestrian- and bike-friendly 21st century Main Street.  

Highlighting urban natural treasures in Tallinn and Helsinki

Highlighting urban natural treasures in Tallinn and Helsinki

NATTOURS, a collaboration between SEI Tallinn and the two cities’ municipal governments, will work to develop nature tourism attractions and promote them through a web portal and mobile apps.

Tackling the problem of plastic waste in the Baltic Sea

Tackling the problem of plastic waste in the Baltic Sea

A new SEI Tallinn project aims to keep litter from urban areas from ending up in the water, where it harms wildlife, water quality, and human health.

Q&A: Sulev Nõmmann on trade-offs between wind power and marine protection in Estonia

Q&A: Sulev Nõmmann on trade-offs between wind power and marine protection in Estonia

‘Eco-friendly’ wind farms could bridge the gap – and SEI research suggests citizens are open to the concept. 

Q&A: Kaja Peterson on protecting ‘absolutely vital’ pollinators

Q&A: Kaja Peterson on protecting ‘absolutely vital’ pollinators

Experts working under the auspices of the United Nations are preparing an assessment of pollinators and food production to inform decision-making and the post-2015 development agenda.

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