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Help Find Finland’s Best Biodiversity Input 2013-2014

The best input for the halting the loss of biodiversity is again being looked for in Finland. The National Committee of IUCN, International Union for Conservation of Nature needs your help in finding an individual, organisation or business that has been able to safeguard the vitality of nature and the functioning of ecosystem services in 2013 and 2014 in Finland. Read more

Latest news of the Ministry of the Environment

Help Find Finland’s Best Biodiversity Input 2013-2014

2014-08-18
The best input for the halting the loss of biodiversity is again being looked for in Finland. The National Committee of IUCN, International Union for Conservation of Nature needs your help in finding an individual, organisation or business that has been able to safeguard the vitality of nature and the functioning of ecosystem services in 2013 and 2014 in Finland. The winner will be awarded in December.
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Latest news of the Finnish Environment Institute

Kuva: Heikki Kotiranta

Cormorant population exceeds 20,000 breeding pairs

2014-08-01
A total of 20,350 cormorant nests were counted in Finland in summer 2014, an increase of nine per cent from the previous year. In contrast to other sea areas, the breeding population of the southern Bothnian Sea continued to decline, falling by eight per cent.
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Information package

The Baltic Sea Environment and Ecology

Itameri - ympäristö ja ekologia -kansi 125pxThe content of the presentation package demonstrates, on one hand, the physical, chemical and biological characteristics of the Baltic Sea and, on the other hand, the challenges presented by the Baltic. Read more

Events

Gulf of Finland Year 2014Gof 2014 logo

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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Publications

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