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Content page | Published: 2020-06-01

Updated urban-rural classification: Finland’s degree of urbanisation currently at over 72 per cent Press release May 29, 2020, Finnish Environment Institute According to the urban-r......

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Updated urban-rural classification: Finland’s degree of urbanisation currently at over 72 per cent
Press release | Published: 2020-05-29

According to the updated urban-rural classification, more than 72 per cent of the Finnish population now reside in the urban areas of the country. The degree of urbanisation has increased more than tw......

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Living environment and planning > Updated urban-rural classification: Finland’s degree of urbanisation currently at over 72 per cent
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​​​​​​​Ismo Tiainen to continue as Director General of Administration and International Affairs at the Ministry of the Environment
Press release | Published: 2020-05-20

The Government has appointed Ismo Tiainen as the Director General of Administration and International Affairs of the Ministry of the Environment for the term 1 June 2020 to 31 May 2025. Tiainen also h......

Climate and air > ​​​​​​​Ismo Tiainen to continue as Director General of Administration and International Affairs at the Ministry of the Environment
Comments invited on the draft for Finland’s first maritime spatial plan – aim to combine the use and good status of marine environment
Press release | Published: 2020-05-18

This is the first comprehensive maritime spatial plan concerning Finland’s sea areas. The purpose of the plan is, in broad outline, to designate areas that have potential and could be suitable for cer......

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Consumption and production > Comments invited on the draft for Finland’s first maritime spatial plan – aim to combine the use and good status of marine environment
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Sea > Comments invited on the draft for Finland’s first maritime spatial plan – aim to combine the use and good status of marine environment
How do I prepare for floods and what do I do if there is one?
Content page | Published: 2020-05-15

If you’re in imminent danger because of floods, call 112 . How do I prepare for floods in advance? What do I do if there is a flood? What do I do af...

Waters > Floods > How do I prepare for floods and what do I do if there is one?
Shortcuts at the environment.fi
Content page | Published: 2020-05-15

Some of the pages at this website have shortcuts addresses. The shortcuts make linking easier and the addresses are easier to remember. A list of shortcuts in alphabetical order is maintained on this......

Shortcuts at the environment.fi
Etusivu_julkaisuja_en
Content page | Published: 2020-05-12

  Product Environmental Footprint (PEF) method, Use for evaluating the climate impacts of public procurement The Product Environmental Footprint (PEF) method developed by Europ......

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The decline in natural biodiversity can be stopped
Press release | Published: 2020-05-12

This decade, Finland has for the first time a real chance to significantly reverse the decline in biodiversity. In the last 25 years, many new ways have been found to restore nature. Halting the deter......

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Juhani Damski appointed as Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of the Environment
Press release | Published: 2020-05-07

Juhani Damski has been appointed as the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of the Environment. Damski’s five-year term as the Permanent Secretary starts on 1 June 2020. He comes to the Ministry of th......

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Ban on gillnet fishing to protect Saimaa ringed seal into force on 15 April
Press release | Published: 2020-04-21

The ban that entered into force on 15 April 2020 prohibits gillnet fishing in habitats important for the Saimaa ringed seal and its pups until the end of June. The ban does not concern gillnets used t......

Nature > Ban on gillnet fishing to protect Saimaa ringed seal into force on 15 April
Environmental footprint method to support the assessment of climate impacts of public procurements
Press release | Published: 2020-04-17

The Product Environmental Footprint (PEF) method developed by European Commission is used to assess the environmental impact of products throughout their life cycles. A new study by the Finnish Envir......

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Content page | Published: 2020-04-17

© Joe Beck / Unsplash Environmental footprint method to support the assessment of climate impacts of public procurements Press realease April 17, 2020, Finnish Environment In......

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Working group to draft proposals for sustainable recovery in terms of climate and natural environment
Press release | Published: 2020-04-15

On Wednesday 15 April, Minister of the Environment and Climate Change Krista Mikkonen appointed a working group to draft proposals for recovery measures after the coronavirus crisis to respond to the ......

Climate and air > Working group to draft proposals for sustainable recovery in terms of climate and natural environment
Finland showcased among the circular economy front runners in a new EEA report
News | Published: 2020-04-07

The EEA report ‘Resource efficiency and the circular economy in Europe 2019 – even more from less’ was published on 1st of April 2020. Finland has plenty of excellent examples of policies, strategies ......

Consumption and production > Finland showcased among the circular economy front runners in a new EEA report
Enhancing water quality monitoring in Colombia – international cooperation now under way
News | Published: 2020-04-03

A Finno-Colombian cooperation project aimed at improving the monitoring of water quality in Colombia was launched at the beginning of the year. The quality assurance of laboratory work is a key elemen......

Waters > Enhancing water quality monitoring in Colombia – international cooperation now under way
Road traffic is a significant source of microplastics
Press release | Published: 2020-03-24

A report compiled by the Finnish Environment Institute SYKE has produced a clearer picture of litter in the Finnish marine environment. On beaches close to residential areas 90% of the litter visible ......

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Delays expected at construction sites due to decrease in workforce
Press release | Published: 2020-03-20

The Government has decided to restrict the traffic at borders starting on 19 March 2020. This also concerns commuting to work across the borders. The restrictions have impacts on the Finnish construct......

Building > Delays expected at construction sites due to decrease in workforce
Building repair construction strategy aims to reduce the building stock’s emissions by 90 per cent by 2050
Press release | Published: 2020-03-11

Finland’s long-term repair construction strategy has been finalised. The strategy applies to residential and service buildings the construction of which has been completed by the beginning of 2020. Th......

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Building > Eco-efficiency and energy consumption in buildings > Building repair construction strategy aims to reduce the building stock’s emissions by 90 per cent by 2050
Building > Property maintenance and repairs > Building repair construction strategy aims to reduce the building stock’s emissions by 90 per cent by 2050
Climate and air > Building repair construction strategy aims to reduce the building stock’s emissions by 90 per cent by 2050
Minister Mikkonen: Commission Action Plan for the Circular Economy an important opening to solve the sustainability crisis – Designing durable and easy-to-repair products
Press release | Published: 2020-03-11

“The Circular Economy Action Plan of the EU published by the European Commission today is an important opening to solve the sustainability crisis. It has a strong focus on sustainable product design, ......

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Finland joins the ambitious European Plastics Pact
Press release | Published: 2020-03-06

Finland has signed the European Plastics Pact, where a large number of European countries, companies and associations make a commitment to acting on a voluntary basis to reduce the environmental harm ......

Consumption and production > Finland joins the ambitious European Plastics Pact

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