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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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Maps and statistics > Five-day weather and flood warnings available in the new service
Waters > Five-day weather and flood warnings available in the new service
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 ...

Forms, permits and environmental impact assessment > Publications
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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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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
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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Maps and statistics > Nitrogen deposition affects population changes of butterfly and moth species in Finland
Nature > Nitrogen deposition affects population changes of butterfly and moth species in Finland
Lake brownification and eutrophication decrease the content of essential fatty acids in fish used in human diets
Press release | Published: 2016-09-30

Eutrophication and brownification change phytoplankton community structure and decrease production of essential omega-3 fatty acids in lakes. Perch growing in oligotrophic clear-water lakes contain 1.......

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Maps and statistics > Lake brownification and eutrophication decrease the content of essential fatty acids in fish used in human diets
Waters > Lake brownification and eutrophication decrease the content of essential fatty acids in fish used in human diets
Sub-projects
Published: 2016-06-06

The participating organisations, namely the Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE), Finnish Museum of Natural History (LUOMUS) and Finnish Meteorological Institute (FMI), concentrate the development on...

Envibase > Sub-projects
Maritime accident risks and response cases
Content page | Published: 2013-10-23

Increase in vessel traffic and risk of vessel accidents in the Gulf of Finland During the last 20 years, the Gulf of Finland has become an important transport route for Russian oil to the West, ...

Waters > Environmental emergency response in Finland > Marine pollution response > Maritime accident risks and response cases
Maritime accident risks and response cases
Content page | Published: 2014-10-14

Increase in vessel traffic and risk of vessel accidents in the Gulf of Finland During the last 20 years, the Gulf of Finland has become an important transport route for Russian oil to the West, ...

Sea > Environmental emergency response in Finland > Marine pollution response > Maritime accident risks and response cases
An extraordinarily extensive review of the Gulf of Finland’s status by three countries
Press release | Published: 2016-09-02

The Finnish Environment Institute SYKE has published an assessment of the Gulf of Finland, compiling the research results of over a hundred Finnish, Russian and Estonian researchers. The over 300-page......

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Maps and statistics > An extraordinarily extensive review of the Gulf of Finland’s status by three countries
Sea > An extraordinarily extensive review of the Gulf of Finland’s status by three countries
Major Baltic inflows have improved the condition of the Baltic Proper
Press release | Published: 2016-09-02

The effects of the major Baltic inflows that have arrived in 2014, 2015 and 2016 can be seen in the improved oxygen situation of the basins to the east and south of Gotland. The anoxic area of the sea......

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Maps and statistics > Major Baltic inflows have improved the condition of the Baltic Proper
Sea > Major Baltic inflows have improved the condition of the Baltic Proper
Waters > Major Baltic inflows have improved the condition of the Baltic Proper
Incidence of cyanobacteria started early this summer, but towards the end of summer abundant cyanobacteria occurrences halted
Press release | Published: 2016-09-01

Cyanobacteria started to increase in abundance early this summer, but during late summer less cyanobacteria surface blooms were observed than normally. In the Finnish southwestern open sea areas cyano......

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Maps and statistics > Incidence of cyanobacteria started early this summer, but towards the end of summer abundant cyanobacteria occurrences halted
Sea > Incidence of cyanobacteria started early this summer, but towards the end of summer abundant cyanobacteria occurrences halted
Waters > Incidence of cyanobacteria started early this summer, but towards the end of summer abundant cyanobacteria occurrences halted

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