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Arctic climate change has global scale impacts, say the climate specialists
News | Published: 2018-12-13

The Arctic is changing rapidly as a result of global climate change. “Over the past five years, warm Arctic temperatures and large sea-ice deficits show contemporary climate states outside of previous......

Climate and air > Arctic climate change has global scale impacts, say the climate specialists
Finnish automotive sector industry and the State conclude a Green Deal
Press release | Published: 2018-11-28

The Finnish automotive sector, Ministry of Transport and Communications and Ministry of the Environment concluded a voluntary Green Deal on 22 November 2018. The Green Deal for the benefit of the clim......

Climate and air > Finnish automotive sector industry and the State conclude a Green Deal
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Content page | Published: 2018-11-16

© Photo: Pexels Low exposure of people to microplastics through drinking water Press release, November 16, 2018, Finnish Environment Institute SYKE, National Institute for He......

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Low exposure of people to microplastics through drinking water
Press release | Published: 2018-11-16

According to a preliminary study, Finnish household water contains only small amounts of microplastics. Water treatment processes effectively remove particles from the raw water that is used in the pr......

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Climate changes require better adaptation to drought
News | Published: 2018-11-15

Too hot and too dry: the summer of 2018 saw losses in arable crops in Finland and many other regions in Europe. As such weather extremes are likely to increase in the future, adapting agriculture to c......

Climate and air > Climate changes require better adaptation to drought
Countries all over the world seek means to halt loss of biodiversity – UN biodiversity conference starts in Egypt
Press release | Published: 2018-11-13

Delegations from more than 190 countries will convene in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt on 17–29 November at the 14th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the UN Convention on Biological Diversity. The......

Nature > Countries all over the world seek means to halt loss of biodiversity – UN biodiversity conference starts in Egypt
For the first time, a smart buoy with an oil sensor is delivering data via satellite in open sea conditions in the Baltic Sea
Press release | Published: 2018-11-09

In October a smart navigation buoy system started to deliver real-time measurement data via satellite, monitoring oil and some other water quality parameters in the Baltic Sea’s water. It is located s......

Sea > For the first time, a smart buoy with an oil sensor is delivering data via satellite in open sea conditions in the Baltic Sea
The headquarters of the Finnish Environment Institute is moving to the Viikki campus
Press release | Published: 2018-11-09

The headquarters of the Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE) is moving on 19th November 2018 from the Töölö borough of Helsinki to the University of Helsinki’s Viikki campus (street address: Latokarta......

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Environmental impact assessment
Content page | Published: 2017-05-17

Projects The environmental impact assessment (EIA) procedure aims at reducing or preventing the negative environmental impact of projects. Examples of projects include highways, landfill site...

Forms, permits and environmental impact assessment > Environmental impact assessment
Arctic Council meeting of environment ministers ends with talks about future cooperation
Press release | Published: 2018-10-23

The Arctic Environment Ministers’ meeting held in Rovaniemi 11-12 October ended with discussions about cooperation in addressing climate change, protecting biodiversity and preventing pollution in the......

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Changes in snow coverage threatens biodiversity of Arctic nature
Press release | Published: 2018-10-23

Many of the plants on northern mountains depend on the snow melting late in spring and summer. Snow provides shelter from winter extreme events for plants but at the same time it limits the length of ......

Nature > Changes in snow coverage threatens biodiversity of Arctic nature
Kotka National Urban Park is Finland’s best landscape project 2018
Press release | Published: 2018-10-19

The Kotka National Urban Park was today presented with the award for Finland's best landscape project 2018. The urban park is a magnificent combination of parks, waterways and the finest architectural......

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Finland hosts an Arctic Environment Super Week in Rovaniemi
Press release | Published: 2018-10-05

One of the largest events of Finland’s Chairmanship of the Arctic Council takes place in Rovaniemi next week as the Arctic Biodiversity Congress brings about 450 experts on Arctic affairs to the city.......

Nature > Finland hosts an Arctic Environment Super Week in Rovaniemi
Aranda’s monitoring cruise reveals: Last summer’s algal bloom in the Baltic Sea was the result of a surge of nutrient-rich water from the Baltic Proper
Press release | Published: 2018-09-28

Research vessel Aranda’s first monitoring cruise after its renovation was a success despite challenging weather conditions and a tight schedule. The results show that salty and oxygen-depleted water r......

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Consumption and production
Content page | Published: 2014-06-16

In the global market economy, products may travel around the world during their life cycles. National and international cooperation takes place in the areas of information production, legislative dr...

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New methods of environmental footprints can be a game changer for companies
Press release | Published: 2018-09-21

New methods for calculation of the environmental footprint open possibilities for businesses to document and communicate their environmental performance in a more simplified and verifiable way. With t......

Consumption and production > New methods of environmental footprints can be a game changer for companies
Pharmaceuticals screened systematically for the first time in the Baltic Sea
Press release | Published: 2018-09-21

CWPharma, an EU-funded project, has started screening active pharmaceutical ingredients in six river basin districts to get a better picture of the sources, emissions and environmental concentrations ......

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Content page | Published: 2018-09-21

What is the benefit of the citizens' observations? The usual environmental observations made by a common citizen which are commonly published are important. They can complement government measur...


The winners of the ‘Meriroskahaaste’ challenge prize address different stages of marine littering
Press release | Published: 2018-09-14

The goal of the ‘Meriroskahaaste’ marine litter challenge prize was to find solutions to decrease the amount of litter ending up in the Baltic Sea. The winning trio – Paptic Ltd, VTT’s PlastBug team, ......

Sea > The winners of the ‘Meriroskahaaste’ challenge prize address different stages of marine littering
Renovated marine research vessel Aranda embarks immediately on a research cruise
Press release | Published: 2018-09-07

The renovated marine research vessel Aranda was delivered to the Finnish Environment Institute SYKE today. The overhaul was carried out by Rauma Marine Constructions Oy at its shipyard in the city of ......

Sea > Renovated marine research vessel Aranda embarks immediately on a research cruise

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