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Minister Tiilikainen: Finland to achieve carbon-neutrality by 2045
Press release | Published: 2017-02-21

Finland has every opportunity to serve as a model country in climate and energy policy, says Minister of Agriculture and the Environment Kimmo Tiilikainen. Making use of the available and new solution......

Climate and air > Minister Tiilikainen: Finland to achieve carbon-neutrality by 2045
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Content page | Published: 2017-02-14

Sheep by a traditional landscape farm at Hiidenmaa, Finland. © Photo: Mirja Nylander / Metsähallitus The Finnish Shepherd Weeks concept is pursuing the award for the best European l......

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The Finnish Shepherd Weeks concept is pursuing the award for the best European landscape project
Press release | Published: 2017-02-14

The Shepherd Weeks concept established by Metsähallitus Parks & Wildlife Finland unit was selected as the best landscape project in Finland in 2016 and will now be in the running for the Landscape Awa......

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Wetland rehabilitation helps dwindling waterbird populations
Press release | Published: 2017-02-09

The degradation of wetlands has led to drops in the size of many waterbird populations – even in Finland, the land of a thousand lakes. A recent study proves that measures that reduce overgrowth in th......

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Discover nature together during the European Heritage Days
Press release | Published: 2017-02-08

‘Discover Nature Together’ is the theme for the European Heritage Days 2017 in Finland. The year is opened today in an event held at the Ministry of the Environment. In the opening ceremony, the winne......

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Finnish Nature League’s Wolf Ambassadors Win Biodiversity Award 2015-2016
Press release | Published: 2017-02-07

The Wolf Ambassadors of the Finnish Nature League - Luonto-Liitto won the Biodiversity Award 2015-2016 of the IUCN National Committee of Finland. The Wolf Ambassadors were awarded on 7 February 2017 i......

Nature > Finnish Nature League’s Wolf Ambassadors Win Biodiversity Award 2015-2016
International environmental protection event kicks off in Finland
Press release | Published: 2017-02-03

Finland has been exceptionally successful in securing funding for two extensive environmental protection projects by applying for the new type of financing provided through the EU’s LIFE fund. Between......

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The new calculator shows how consumption contributes to nutrient pollution in the Baltic Sea
Press release | Published: 2017-02-03

With the calculator developed by the Finnish Environment Institute and the Natural Resources Institute Finland, consumers can determine the impacts of their consumption habits on nutrient pollution in......

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Waters > The new calculator shows how consumption contributes to nutrient pollution in the Baltic Sea
Five-day weather and flood warnings available in the new service
Press release | Published: 2017-02-01

Flood warnings from the Finnish Environment Institute have been added to the service of Finnish Meteorological Institute as a new warning type. The only flood warnings shown on the warning map are dan......

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Underwater noise in the Baltic Sea a risk for fish and marine mammals
Press release | Published: 2017-01-25

Underwater noise in the Baltic Sea has been measured for the first time. According to an international project led by the Finnish Environment Institute, the level of human-introduced underwater noise ......

Sea > Underwater noise in the Baltic Sea a risk for fish and marine mammals
Waste electrical and electronic equipment
Content page | Published: 2017-01-19

The producer responsibility of electrical and electronical equipment (EEE) refers to manufacturers or importers of an equipment, or sellers that sell equipment under their own name or trademark, to h...

Consumption and production > Waste and waste management > Producer responsibility > Waste electrical and electronic equipment
Publications
Content page | Published: 2014-04-04

The organisations of the environmental administration publish reports, studies, brochures, guidebooks, reviews and committee memoranda. The Ministry of the Environment Most publications of ...

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Content page | Published: 2016-12-15

The new calculator shows how consumption contributes to nutrient pollution in the Baltic Sea Press realese 2017-2-3 Finnish Environment Institute, Natural Resources Institute Finland a......

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National park to Hossa to celebrate Finland's 100 years of independence
Press release | Published: 2016-12-15

The Government has given a legislative proposal concerning the designation of areas in Hossa, Suomussalmi as the 40th national park in Finland. The new national park is part of Finland’s centenary ce......

Nature > National park to Hossa to celebrate Finland's 100 years of independence
EUR 148,000 allocated to experimental projects promoting the digitalisation of the built environment and construction sector
Press release | Published: 2016-12-14

The KIRA-digi project has allocated a total of EUR 148,000 to six experimental projects promoting the digitalisation of the built environment and construction sector. The focus areas of these projects......

Building > EUR 148,000 allocated to experimental projects promoting the digitalisation of the built environment and construction sector
High-level segment started the biodiversity conference in Cancun
Press release | Published: 2016-12-05

The 13th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (COP 13), ongoing in Cancun, Mexico, aims to speed up the work done to halt the loss of biological diversity......

Nature > High-level segment started the biodiversity conference in Cancun
Finland to become the world's first country to fly a flag for nature – Finnish Nature Day, 26 August 2017, declared an official flag day
Press release | Published: 2016-12-02

In 2017, Finland will become the first country in the world to honour its natural environment with an official flag day. The Ministry of the Interior has ordered that flags should be flown on Finnish ......

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Nature > Finland to become the world's first country to fly a flag for nature – Finnish Nature Day, 26 August 2017, declared an official flag day
Weather and climate risks should be managed efficiently
Press release | Published: 2016-12-02

Maintaining security and the central functions vital to society requires active preparation for extreme weather conditions. Preparation should take into account that climate change may change extreme ......

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New mapping tool shows where the elderly may be vulnerable to climate change
Press release | Published: 2016-12-01

In order to illustrate changes in the risks of climate change for the elderly in different parts of Finland, the Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE) has developed an interactive vulnerability mapping......

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Smart Buoy will bring real time measurement of oil in Artic area conditions to oil spill response
Press release | Published: 2016-11-15

The new smart navigation ice buoy system will deliver real-time data on oil in water especially in cold climate conditions. It will help environmental and oil response authorities to monitor marine en......

Sea > Smart Buoy will bring real time measurement of oil in Artic area conditions to oil spill response

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