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

CBD Business & Biodiversity Forum 2015 will be organised in Finland in November

2015-04-23
Corporations’ biodiversity specialists from around the world convene 11-12 November 2015 at the CBD Business & Biodiversity Forum 2015 in Helsinki, Finland, to exchange knowledge on companies’ latest practices on business and biodiversity.
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R/V Aranda avoided a Russian submarine yesterday

2015-04-22
At the request of the Russian Navy, SYKE's research vessel R/V Aranda yesterday avoided a Russian submarine operating in international waters east of Gotland. The encounter lasted for approximately 2.5 hours, and the situation was handled in mutual agreement. The shipping company's Finnish crew and the vessel's Swedish research team did not consider the situation threatening.
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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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