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Baltic Sea coastal states and EU agree on new measures to protect Baltic Sea (ym.fi)

Today, on 20 October, the ministers of the coastal states around the Baltic Sea responsible for marine protection and the European Commission adopted the updated Baltic Sea Action Plan. The Baltic Sea coastal states and EU have implemented the Action Plan since 2007. The Action Plan sets down the common objectives and agreed measures until 2030.

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International Landscape Day 20 October 2020 festivities to include a photo competition and landscape walks

Wednesday 20 October 2021 is International Landscape Day, which is based on the Council of Europe Landscape Convention. The Convention encourages everyone to participate in observing landscapes and in the decision-making concerning them. Various campaigns, competitions and guided landscape walks are organised to celebrate Landscape Day, offering many opportunities to explore landscapes from new perspectives.
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Climate diet calculator

The climate diet helps you find out your carbon footprint and how to make it smaller. Climate diet is developed by the Finnish Environmental Institute SYKE Calculate your carbon footprint and start a climate diet.

MarineFinland.fi - The treasure trove of Finnish marine data

Everything you wanted to know about the Baltic Sea is in one place. MarineFinland.fi gathers sea data and knowledge from nine Finnish organizations and institutes.



Executing circular economy strategies in practice in Finland. Results and experiences from Circwaste project (helda.fi)
Circwaste – Towards Circular Economy is one of the biggest development projects accelerating the transition to a circular economy. During the period 2016–2020, the project has produced monitoring data on the development of circular economy and the sustainability of waste management, highlighted the circular economy concept, promoted stakeholder collaboration, supported strategic national processes, strengthened know-how and mainstreamed and concretised circular economy thinking. This interim report presents all the relevant results so far.