IES researchers carry on work in order to characterise the transfer of pyrrolizidine alkaloids (PAs) from weeds containing these compounds to crops. As mentioned before,
Institute for Environmental Solutions
We take up challenges and solve complex problems
The Institute for Environmental Solutions (IES) is an international research and innovation organisation. It brings together experts and specialists from different disciplines to develop solutions for sustainable management of natural resources, using the latest technologies, knowledge and creativity. The main activities of IES are related to Earth observation and remote sensing, sustainable forest and farmland management, wildlife ecology, cultivation and processing of medicinal plants, chemistry of natural substances, waste minimisation and application of bio-economy principles.
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We combine the latest technologies with traditional knowledge to tackle the challenges faced daily by farmers, foresters, policy-makers, decision-makers and conservation organisations.
When developing insect repellents for use in organic farming, it is important to understand not only how pests will react to the product, but also
Research on the supercritical extraction of the white petals of chamomile (Matricaria chamomilla or Matricaria recutita) has resulted in a scientific publication in the MDPI
Nr. lzp-2022/1-0543 Pirolizidīna alkaloīdi (PA) ir sekundāri augu metabolīti, kas uzrāda hepatoksisku aktivitāti gan uz cilvēkiem, gan dzīvniekiem. PA saturs tiek atklāts jaunos produktos, tajā
Developing and demonstrating portfolio of nature based and smart solutions for improving urban climate resilience in Latvia and Estonia Project number: 101074438 Project acronym: LIFE21-CCA-EE-LIFE
Peatland restoration for greenhouse gas emission reduction and carbon sequestration in the Baltic Sea region Project number: 101074396 Project acronym: LIFE21 – CCM – LV