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Microlitter – a challenge for wastewater treatment plants
Press release | Published: 2018-05-15

M.Sc. Julia Talvitie’s doctoral dissertation indicates that wastewater treatment plants function well for microlitter removal, but the environmental burden caused by microlitter could still be reduced......

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Sea > Monitoring the state of the Baltic Sea > > Microlitter – a challenge for wastewater treatment plants
The Baltic Sea as a Time Machine
Press release | Published: 2018-05-10

In the international journal Science Advances, an international team of researchers led by the GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel promotes the Baltic Sea as a time machine for coastal are......

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Maps and statistics > The Baltic Sea as a Time Machine
Sea > Marine research > The Baltic Sea as a Time Machine
Sea > Monitoring the state of the Baltic Sea > The Baltic Sea as a Time Machine
Sea > The Baltic Sea as a Time Machine
Maritime spatial planning
Content page | Published: 2018-05-02

Foto: Pirjo Ferin @ YHA Maritime spatial plans are to be prepared for the territorial waters and Exclusive Economic Zone of Finland by the end of March 2021. The three plans will cover ...

Living environment and planning > Maritime spatial planning
Real estate and construction sector should follow international information management standards – annual savings up to EUR 300 million to be achieved
Press release | Published: 2018-04-30

Following common international standards in information management would significantly improve the profitability of the real estate and construction sector. It could also increase cooperation among th......

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Building > Real estate and construction sector should follow international information management standards – annual savings up to EUR 300 million to be achieved
Housing > Real estate and construction sector should follow international information management standards – annual savings up to EUR 300 million to be achieved
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Content page | Published: 2018-04-26

Ministers in charge of climate change in seven EU-countries met in Paris on 25 April. © Photo: Ministry of the Environment Finland and 6 other EU countries call for EU climate ambit......

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Oil spill response exercises
Content page | Published: 2016-02-11

  EXERCISE SCENARIO Monday 5th of March 2018 motor tanker Finter collided on the Oulu fairway due to the heavy wind and ice conditions. The collision took place at Kutumatala 1....

Waters > Environmental emergency response in Finland > Oil spill response exercises
Oil spill response exercises
Content page | Published: 2014-12-30

  EXERCISE SCENARIO Monday 5th of March 2018 motor tanker Finter collided on the Oulu fairway due to the heavy wind and ice conditions. The collision took place at Kutumatala 1....

Sea > Environmental emergency response in Finland > Oil spill response exercises
The Ministry of the Environment experiments with a new way to develop legislation – Lakiklinikka.fi guides and collects feedback
Press release | Published: 2018-04-13

Lakiklinikka.fi online service under the KIRA-digi Project offers legal advice to projects that promote digitalisation in the real estate and construction sector free of charge. Information is also co......

Building > The Ministry of the Environment experiments with a new way to develop legislation – Lakiklinikka.fi guides and collects feedback
Consumption of plastic carrier bags declines rapidly in the retail sector
Press release | Published: 2018-04-09

An agreement made between the Ministry of the Environment and the Finnish Commerce Federation has rapidly reduced the consumption of plastic carrier bags and lightweight plastic bags in the retail sec......

Consumption and production > Consumption of plastic carrier bags declines rapidly in the retail sector
Children and young people search for European narratives in their immediate surroundings
News | Published: 2018-03-27

  Finnish concept extended to the whole of Europe to honour the European Year of Cultural Heritage The Cultural Heritage Makers is a competition designed in Finland to inspire c......

Living environment and planning > Living environment > Cultural environment > Children and young people search for European narratives in their immediate surroundings
Communication
Content page | Published: 2018-03-21

The site will be updated shortly. ...

FRESHABIT LIFE IP - The rivers of Southwest Finland > News and events > Communication
Climate models predict changes to flows and biota of northern rivers
Press release | Published: 2018-03-20

The habitats of species in Finland's rivers will move northward as climate change causes temperatures to rise. In addition, seasonal fluctuation in the flow of rivers will become more irregular than i......

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Climate and air > Climate models predict changes to flows and biota of northern rivers
Waters > Climate models predict changes to flows and biota of northern rivers
Competence centre to boost sustainable and innovative public procurement
Press release | Published: 2018-03-15

KEINO, a networked Competence Centre founded to increase sustainable and innovative public procurement, has been launched. KEINO aims to improve the effectiveness and quality of public procurement and......

Consumption and production > Competence centre to boost sustainable and innovative public procurement
Surveillance of illegal discharges
Content page | Published: 2013-10-25

Finland is using two Dornier aircraft to monitor oil discharges from ships within Finnish EEZ - which is also the Finnish pollution response zone. Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE) is responsib...

Waters > Environmental emergency response in Finland > Marine pollution response > Surveillance of illegal discharges
Surveillance of oil discharges
Content page | Published: 2014-10-14

Finland is using two Dornier aircraft to monitor oil discharges from ships within Finnish EEZ - which is also the Finnish pollution response zone. Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE) is responsib...

Sea > Environmental emergency response in Finland > Marine pollution response > Surveillance of oil discharges
What is the status of the Archipelago Sea food web?
News | Published: 2018-03-12

In the coming weeks senior research scientist Laura Uusitalo and her collegues interview the local stakeholders and managers about their views of the Archipelago Sea ecosystem and its functioning, and......

Sea > What is the status of the Archipelago Sea food web?
The number of oil discharges observed at sea has further decreased
Press release | Published: 2018-03-07

Fewer illegal oil discharges in sea areas were reported to the Finnish authorities in 2017 than in the previous year. There were 44 oil discharges in 2017, compared to 48 in 2016....

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Maps and statistics > The number of oil discharges observed at sea has further decreased
Sea > The number of oil discharges observed at sea has further decreased
Burning of floating and stranded oil have been successfully tested in Greenland
Press release | Published: 2018-03-06

Burning of floating and stranded oil was successfully tested last summer in Greenland by Aarhus University, Greenland Oil Spill Response A/S, Lamor Corporation Ab and DESMI A/S. The experiments includ......

Sea > Environmental emergency response in Finland > Burning of floating and stranded oil have been successfully tested in Greenland
Last KIRA-digi experimental project application now open – EUR one million still available for new digital experiments
Press release | Published: 2018-03-06

The sixth and last application round for KIRA-digi projects is open until 5 April 2018. In this round, about EUR one million will be handed out to experiments that promote digitalisation in the real e......

Building > Last KIRA-digi experimental project application now open – EUR one million still available for new digital experiments
Khibiny National Park in Murmansk added to the Green Belt of Fennoscandia
Press release | Published: 2018-03-02

The new Khibiny National Park is located about 100 kilometres from the Finnish border, in the central part of the Kola Peninsula. The national park belongs to the Green Belt of Fennoscandia that is co......

Nature > Khibiny National Park in Murmansk added to the Green Belt of Fennoscandia

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