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Real-time monitoring of oil compounds installed in Tallinn-Stockholm ferry
Press release | Published: 2017-03-24

The EU-funded project GRACE has launched a system for real-time monitoring of oil compounds in open seawater. This kind of technology could have a great potential onboard on many types of vessels that......

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Maps and statistics > Real-time monitoring of oil compounds installed in Tallinn-Stockholm ferry
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Content page | Published: 2017-03-21

© Photo: Maiju Lehtiniemi Microplastics – a risk to inland and marine waters in Finland Press realese 2017-3-21 Finnish Environment Institute The state of Finland's inland......

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Microplastics – a risk to inland and marine waters in Finland
Press release | Published: 2017-03-21

The state of Finland’s inland and marine waters has generally improved significantly over recent decades, thanks to effective water protection measures. But our waters are still under threat due to fa......

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Maps and statistics > Microplastics – a risk to inland and marine waters in Finland
Sea > Microplastics – a risk to inland and marine waters in Finland
Waters > Microplastics – a risk to inland and marine waters in Finland
The state of the environment in Finland in 2017
Content page | Published: 2017-03-16

The Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE) will publish four new information packages during 2017. Each of the four packages will contain a thematic fact sheet review focusing on one aspect of the stat...

Maps and statistics > The state of the environment in Finland in 2017
Number of oil discharges observed at sea have remained nearly unchanged
Press release | Published: 2017-03-15

In 2016, the number of suspected illegal discharges of oil reported to Finnish authorities remained almost unchanged compared to the previous year. Eventually, 48 of the discharges were confirmed to b......

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Sea > Number of oil discharges observed at sea have remained nearly unchanged
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
SYKE helped to develop hydrological services in the Andes
Press release | Published: 2017-03-14

Finnish experts helped countries in the Andes region to develop their water, climate and weather services. Over the course of the multi-year project, progress was made in cooperation between the count......

Waters > SYKE helped to develop hydrological services in the Andes
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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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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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Maps and statistics > Wetland rehabilitation helps dwindling waterbird populations
Nature > Wetland rehabilitation helps dwindling waterbird populations
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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Consumption and production > The new calculator shows how consumption contributes to nutrient pollution in the Baltic Sea
Maps and statistics > The new calculator shows how consumption contributes to nutrient pollution in the Baltic Sea
Sea > The new calculator shows how consumption contributes to nutrient pollution in the Baltic Sea
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
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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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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Climate and air > Weather and climate risks should be managed efficiently
Living environment and planning > Weather and climate risks should be managed efficiently
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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Climate and air > New mapping tool shows where the elderly may be vulnerable to climate change
Consumption and production > New mapping tool shows where the elderly may be vulnerable to climate change
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
Current
Content page | Published: 2016-10-18

Flood hazard and flood risk maps for the 21 areas of potential significant flood risk in Finland are presented in the  flood map service. In addition, flood hazard maps for about 70 other areas ......

Waters > Floods > Flood risk management > Flood risk management planning > Flood mapping > Current
Nitrogen deposition affects population changes of butterfly and moth species in Finland
Press release | Published: 2016-10-06

Large, mobile and multivoltine butterflies and moths that either utilise a wide variety host plants or have adapted to feed on nitrophilous plants are becoming more common in Finnish nature. Soil eutr......

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Nature > Nitrogen deposition affects population changes of butterfly and moth species in Finland

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