Aranda’s Baltic Sea monitoring cruise: major Baltic inflow advances in the southern part of the Baltic Sea

Press release 17/2/2015 SYKE
A special focus of Aranda’s monitoring cruise this year was monitoring the major Baltic inflow that occurred in the Baltic Sea around the turn of the year. So far, the inflow has travelled approximately 200 km in the southern part of the Baltic Sea. “The inflow is not yet affecting the condition of the deepest parts of the main basin or the Gulf of Finland”, leader of the cruise Juha Flinkman explains. Read more

Latest news of the Ministry of the Environment

UN recognises the Ministry’s digital services

2015-03-18
The Ministry of the Environment’s e-services for housing and construction have been recognised both in Finland and internationally. The UN shortlisted the Tarkkailija and Harava solutions and Lupapiste was shortlisted for the final of the Finnish Grand One digital media awards in two categories. All the services are part of the national Action Programme on eServices and eDemocracy (SADe).
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Oil recovery exercise Kemi Arctic 2015 to test heavy equipment

2015-03-24
The oil recovery exercise “Kemi Arctic 2015” that will be held on 25 March off the coast of Kemi will test mechanical oil recovery and remote sensing equipment in Arctic conditions. The exercise will be hosted by the Finnish Environment Institute and will involve a plane of the Finnish Border Guard, as well as vessels equipped with mechanical brush skimmers that are suited for oil spill response in ice conditions. The exercise will also have observers from member countries of the Arctic Council.
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Publications

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

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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

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

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