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etusivu_iso_kuvanosto_en
Content page | Published: 2023-01-31

Consumption-based emissions for all Finnish municipalities and regions calculated for the first time (STT Info, Syke) © Filmbutik. Press release 2023-01-31 Finnish Environment Ins......

etusivu_iso_kuvanosto_en
Accessibility statement for the Environment.fi web service
Content page | Published: 2023-01-30

Created on September 17, 2020 Last checked on January 30, 2023 This statement applies to the environment.fi website maintained jointly by the environmental administration and to all its subsit......

Accessibility statement for the Environment.fi web service
New approach for climate risk assessment supports decision-making under uncertainty
News | Published: 2023-01-18

A new method for climate risk assessment has been developed that improves decision-making for climate change adaptation under uncertainty. The international work, led by researchers from the Finnish E......

Climate and air > New approach for climate risk assessment supports decision-making under uncertainty
Environmental impact assessment
Content page | Published: 2020-08-20

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

Forms, permits and environmental impact assessment > Environmental impact assessment
Transboundary environmental impact assessment
Content page | Published: 2022-12-29

The environmental impact assessment (EIA) procedure aims to reduce or prevent adverse environmental impacts of a project. Environmental impact assessment of plans and programmes (SEA) means assessing...

Forms, permits and environmental impact assessment > Environmental impact assessment > Transboundary environmental impact assessment
Register for waste carriers and brokers in Finland
Content page | Published: 2022-12-15

Transport of waste in Finland Countries of the European Economic Area, mutual recognition A waster carrier from outside of Finland is entitled to register as a waste carrier in Finland. ...

Forms, permits and environmental impact assessment > Permits, notifications and registration > Register for waste carriers and brokers in Finland
The recycling of household waste has become more efficient in many municipal areas in Finland
Press release | Published: 2022-12-15

The recycling rate of household waste has increased in almost all municipal areas that have been monitored in the period 2016–2021 (some of the municipalities have been monitored from 2018–2021). The ......

Consumption and production > The recycling of household waste has become more efficient in many municipal areas in Finland
EU Member States make progress in climate adaptation to boost resilience, EEA review finds
News | Published: 2022-12-14

EU Member States recognise the importance of adapting to impacts of heatwaves, droughts, floods, heavy precipitation and changing temperatures and of mainstreaming climate change adaptation to a wide ......

Climate and air > EU Member States make progress in climate adaptation to boost resilience, EEA review finds
August 2022 research cruises: Gulf of Finland oxygen problems remain
Press release | Published: 2022-12-01

The Finnish Environment Institute monitored the state of Finland's marine areas in August. The sea bottom in the deep parts of the Gulf of Finland were oxygen depleted, and the oxygen situation of the......

Sea > August 2022 research cruises: Gulf of Finland oxygen problems remain
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Content page | Published: 2022-12-01

SYKE Policy Brief: Enhanced utilization of wastewater nutrients (issuu.com) Changes are needed in water management solutions. New technologies in the treatment of wastewater and sewage sludge w......

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SYKE Policy Brief: Enhanced utilization of wastewater nutrients
Press release | Published: 2022-12-01

Changes are needed in water management solutions. New technologies in the treatment of wastewater and sewage sludge would enable more efficient and more contaminant-free nutrient recovery, which would......

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Waters > SYKE Policy Brief: Enhanced utilization of wastewater nutrients
Preliminary estimates: Municipalities’ climate emissions decreased by 3.1% in 2021
Press release | Published: 2022-11-22

According to calculations by the Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE), municipalities’ total climate emissions decreased by 3.1 per cent in 2021 from the previous year. Emissions decreased in nearly a......

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Climate and air > Preliminary estimates: Municipalities’ climate emissions decreased by 3.1% in 2021
Consumption and production > Preliminary estimates: Municipalities’ climate emissions decreased by 3.1% in 2021
Cooperation for the development of water monitoring continues with the Colombians
News | Published: 2022-10-19

In June 2022, the Hydrological Institute of Colombia received its first continuous water quality monitoring station. In September 2022, the institute's experts visited Finland on a study trip and, in ......

Waters > Cooperation for the development of water monitoring continues with the Colombians
Large EU project starts: BIONEXT wants to mainstream biodiversity into policy-making
News | Published: 2022-09-23

A new large EU project coordinated by the Finnish Environment agency SYKE The Biodiversity Nexus - Triggering transformative change for sustainability (BIONEXT) is launching this Autumn. The project g......

Nature > Large EU project starts: BIONEXT wants to mainstream biodiversity into policy-making
New study published on the interactions of microplastics and chemicals on soil arthropods
News | Published: 2022-09-22

A new study on the interactions of microplastics and chemicals on soil arthropods reveals that the effects are dependent on the type of microplastic and the exposed arthropod species....

Consumption and production > New study published on the interactions of microplastics and chemicals on soil arthropods
Mining in shallow marine areas endangers sustainability goals
News | Published: 2022-09-20

According to a study, mining in shallow marine areas conflicts with international conservation and sustainability goals, bringing with it great environmental risks....

Sea > Mining in shallow marine areas endangers sustainability goals
Experts predict top emerging impacts on ocean biodiversity
News | Published: 2022-09-12

Marine and coastal ecosystems are under unprecedented change globally, mainly attributed to already recognized human-induced factors such as overexploitation of ocean resources, climate change and env......

Sea > Experts predict top emerging impacts on ocean biodiversity
Finnish Environment Institute coordinates a UN Science Summit session on standardising the use of eDNA methods in biological monitoring
News | Published: 2022-09-07

The observed global loss of biodiversity has severe implications for human wellbeing and compounds the negative aspects of global climate change. Data from biological monitoring is the primary source ......

Nature > Finnish Environment Institute coordinates a UN Science Summit session on standardising the use of eDNA methods in biological monitoring
Landscape Day invites you to experience and to photograph landscape
Press release | Published: 2022-09-05

Landscapes are an essential part of our well-being and the quality and diversity of our living environment. Thursday 20 October is International Landscape Day. The annually celebrated Landscape Day en......

Nature > Landscape Day invites you to experience and to photograph landscape
Regions play an important role in steering climate work – the most effective measures have been compiled into model road maps
Press release | Published: 2022-08-31

Regional climate work supports and brings together local actors in the implementation of practical climate action. The Finnish Environment Institute together with the Natural Resources Institute Finla......

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Climate and air > Regions play an important role in steering climate work – the most effective measures have been compiled into model road maps
Consumption and production > Regions play an important role in steering climate work – the most effective measures have been compiled into model road maps

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