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Baltic Sea online information will be rearranged

Communications related to the Baltic Sea will be renewed at the beginning of 2015. The content of the Baltic Sea Portal that is maintained in cooperation between the Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE), the Ministry of the Environment and the Finnish Meteorological Institute will be integrated into the other online content of the parties. The current Baltic Sea Portal will be closed at the end of 2014. Image: Ilkka Lastumäki Read more

Latest news of the Ministry of the Environment

Recognition of ecosystem services promotes their sustainable use and protection

The final report of the project ‘National Assessment of the Economics of Ecosystem Services in Finland’ (TEEB for Finland) was presented to the Minister of the Environment, Sanni Grahn-Laasonen. According to the report, recognising the financial significance of biodiversity and ecosystem services is important for preventing or slowing down the loss of biodiversity in Finland.
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1.25 million euro grant for the FINMARI consortium from the Academy of Finland

The Academy of Finland has granted 1.25 million euros to the Finnish Marine Research Infrastructure consortium FINMARI, which is managed by the Finnish Environment Institute SYKE. The Academy has recently granted a total of 19.3 million euros to 48 research infrastructure projects in different fields.


Publication SY 1 en 2015 cover.jpg Towards A Sustainable and Genuinely Green Economy. The value and social significance of ecosystem services in Finland (TEEB for Finland)

This report presents the results from the research project National Assessment of the Economics of Ecosystem Services in Finland (TEEB Finland). This pioneering project aimed to initiate a systematic national process for the integration of ecosystem services and related biodiversity (i.e. natural capital) into all levels of decision-making. Read more

EEA publication

National adaptation policy processes in European countries

EEA_climate_adaptation_publication_125pxAdapting to climate change has reached the political agenda in most European countries, according to the most comprehensive analysis of adaptation in Europe published to date. Read more


Gulf of Finland Year presents historical data -> Envelope 2/2014