Solutions Blog

Grant call FAQ: answers to frequently asked questions

By Nesslingin Säätiö | July 5, 2021
Kiveen on piirretty kysymysmerkki

How do I apply if I have an international work group? Can I apply for the grant for projects other than… Read the full post »

Playing with fire trucks and other peculiarities: How to measure the effect of salinity decline on marine organisms

By Apurahansaaja | June 8, 2021
Clio Hall (photo by Dr. Jonna Engström-Öst)

Before Clio Hall started working on Baltic Sea ecosystems, she thought of seas as salty and lakes as fresh. But… Read the full post »

Join the Nessling crew in building an ecologically sustainable future – our grant call opens in august!

By Nesslingin Säätiö | June 7, 2021
Emma Thomasin maalaus, jossa palava puu, lentäviä joutsenia ja itkevä vuori

If you are an environmental researcher or another party interested in building an ecologically sustainable future with your work, you… Read the full post »

Meet the Board: Aquarelle painting gave the experienced Investment Strategist Pertti Lassila a new sense for nature

By Nesslingin Säätiö | May 25, 2021

Pertti Lassila has 25 years of experience in investment activities. Each year, Lassila becomes more and more interested in environmental… Read the full post »

Save the pollinators, save the berries and chocolate!

By Apurahansaaja | May 20, 2021

An  untold number of pollinator species enrich our diets with foods ranging from fruits to chocolate and coffee. These diligent… Read the full post »

The Nessling Foundation’s new Communications Coordinator says hi!

By Nesslingin Säätiö | April 12, 2021
Kallioinen merenranta

Our new Communications Coordinator feels that we need to redefine our relationship with nature – and dreams of swimming with… Read the full post »

Climate change is everywhere you look – climate action is everything you do

By Apurahansaaja | March 4, 2021

Although climate change is daunting, its pervasiveness leaves many open fronts for action. To act consciously, you will have to overcome some traps and develop a sense of informed imagination – ideas that are meaningful and within your reach.

Gayathri Murukesan is improving the condition of the Baltic Sea and turning algae into everyday products

By Nesslingin Säätiö | March 1, 2021

One of PoDoCo’s participants, Gayathri Murukesan, is living her dream as an industrial algal researcher at Origin by Ocean.

Linking global value chains and rural sustainability: the case of Indonesian coffee farmers

By Apurahansaaja | January 28, 2021

Can global value chains support rural sustainability? Our grantee Ayu Pratiwi studied Indonesian coffee farmers.

One million euros for research on the interfaces of the environment, human health and the economy

By Nesslingin Säätiö | January 7, 2021
Nessling erikoishaku

The Nessling Foundation granted a total sum of one million euros for three projects that study health care as part of solutions to the ecological crisis, the spread of infectious diseases in a changing environment, and the value and cost of water pollution.

Deep subsurface fungal expedition

By Apurahansaaja | December 3, 2020

It has been said that “the future is fungi”, but the use of fungi has already long traditions. Our grantee Maija Nuppunen-Puputti tells us why we should hunt for underground fungi.

How we’re promoting change – the new Nessling Foundation grantees are here!

By Nesslingin Säätiö | November 17, 2020

In 2020, the Nessling Foundation awarded grants to projects that promote a holistic change in our current way of life.

The textile industry needs good examples of circular economy thinking

By Nesslingin Säätiö | November 17, 2020
Sini Suomalainen

A project led by Sini Suomalainen helps businesses understand the countless possibilities of recycled textiles.

Without pollinators, there will be no crops

By Nesslingin Säätiö | November 17, 2020
Traci Birge

Our new grantee Traci Birge wants to make all Finnish farms pollinator-friendly.

Games help in the fight against climate change

By Nesslingin Säätiö | November 17, 2020
Daniel Fernandez Galeote

Our new grantee Daniel Fernandez Galeote’s research combines games and climate change.

Research provides a new understanding of environmental solutions as well as ways to drive a societal change

By Nesslingin Säätiö | September 29, 2020
Kallioinen merenranta

The Nessling Foundation’s 2020 general grant call ended on September 11th. We will grant funding for PhD projects, implementation of… Read the full post »

Solutions to the economic and health challenges posed by the ecological crisis – special call opens 10.8.2020

By Nesslingin Säätiö | June 2, 2020
Nessling erikoishaku

This year, alongside the Foundation’s general grant call, we will launch a special call in which we look for multidisciplinary research projects on the theme “The economy and human health in the planet’s ecological crisis”.

The Nessling Foundation’s general grant call and special call are open 10.8.–11.9.2020

By Nesslingin Säätiö | June 1, 2020

This year, we are especially looking for projects that increase our understanding of the interfaces between the environment, human health, and the economy.

Saimaa ringed seal research and COVID-19 pandemic

By Apurahansaaja | May 20, 2020
Seals taking it easy

As billions of people on Earth, the working situation of biologist researchers is impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. However, all… Read the full post »

Ecology in the times of closed borders and social distancing

By Apurahansaaja | May 18, 2020

It has been stated that ecology cannot and should not be studied in isolation. But what happens when borders suddenly… Read the full post »