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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 (Baltic Sea Portal)

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World Expertise in Protected Areas to Sydney

The IUCN World Parks Congress will start on 12 November in Sydney, Australia. The congress, organised every ten years, will gather over 6000 protected area management specialists and scientist. The WPC Team Finland includes altogether 20 people from the Ministry of the Environment, Finnish Environment Institute, Parks & Wildlife Finland (formely Metsähallitus Natural Heritage Services), and the youth council of the Saami Parliament and the University of Helsinki.
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IPCC: Climate change heading towards irreversible consequences; action needed from all sectors of society

According to Finnish experts, Finland meets lot of the requirements for adapting to and mitigating climate change in both cities and the countryside as well as in various sectors.

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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 2014 is a common project of Estonian, Russian and Finnish experts. The goal is to produce new information on the status of the Gulf of Finland. Throughout the Gulf of Finland Year 2014 there are over one hundred events for researchers, educators, decision makers and the general public.

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The state of the environment in Finland 2013

The State of the Environment in Finland 2013 is a compact review of the state of the environment in Finland in 2013. It brings together the most important indicators which can be used to assess the state of the Finnish environment, to reveal trends and to evaluate the effectiveness of actions taken. Read more