Institute of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
Vollmer, Elis (compiler)
Kirsimäe, Kristel (compiler)
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We care about Nature. We seek to promote a caring and sustainable approach to human activity in Nature. Our role is to recognize that cultural and natural values are often interrelated and they should be considered in an integrated manner to grant the quality of habitat and natural values. Aret Vooremäe, Director of IAESThe mission of the Estonian University of Life Sciences is to guarantee sustainable use of natural resources and enhance rural development.The Estonian University of Life Sciences (IAES) is the only university in Estonia whose priorities in academic and research activities provide the sustainable development of natural resources necessary for the existence of Human Society as well as the preservation of heritage and habitat. The Estonian University of Life Sciences undertakes internationally acknowledged science research, carries out innovative activities, provides science based academic education and promotes life-long learning. The Institute of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences at the Estonian University of Life Sciences is responsible for research and development, and university level education in plant cultivation and plant biology, horticulture, plant health, soil science and agrochemistry, landscape ecology and management, landscape architecture, biological diversity and applied hydrobiology in Estonia.